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  • Planning For Future Of Dodd Stadium, Now 20 Years Old

    Planning For Future Of Dodd Stadium, Now 20 Years Old
    NORWICH — The 20th anniversary of the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium is a good time to start planning for the next 20 years by investing in capital improvements and marketing, says Glenn Carberry, who launched the idea of bringing minor league...
  • This Year's Marathon Like None Before It

    This Year's Marathon Like None Before It
    I ran my first Boston Marathon in 1965. I will never forget the sheer physical experience, the pain, fatigue and exhaustion. But equally, I will never forget the emotional high — the rising excitement as the miles wore on, the cheering of the...
  • Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?

    Connecticut's Republican Gubernatorial Candidates: Who Are They?
    Mark Boughton Age: 50 Hometown: Danbury Occupation: Mayor of Danbury Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
  • No Refuge For Fish? Stressed Species Need Safe Habitat

    No Refuge For Fish? Stressed Species Need Safe Habitat
    Overfishing and warming waters are combining to create a potent one-two punch that threatens significant harm to New England's already beleaguered fish and fishermen. Fortunately, there is one thing we can do to help cushion both blows: protect ocean...
  • Norwich Friends Fulfill Their Dreams on Major League Fields

    Norwich Friends Fulfill Their Dreams on Major League Fields
    NEW YORK — Big dreams can come from small places. And as Eric Campbell sat at his locker in the visiting team clubhouse Tuesday at Yankee Stadium, he shook his head in amazement at how big those dreams grew off Scotland Road in Norwich. "It's...
  • Detectives renuevan búsqueda de pistas en asesinato de hace ocho años

    Detectives renuevan búsqueda de pistas en asesinato de hace ocho años
    Más de ocho años después de que fuera descubierto el cuerpo de Anthony E. Hamlin en un ámbito local, la policía estatal está renovando sus esfuerzos para encontrar al asesino. Un grupo de policías estatales e investigadores de casos fríos rebuscarán una...
  • Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw

     Film, TV productions flocking to Massachusetts; tax credit is big draw
    Desi Van Til describes her film "Tumbledown" as a love letter to her home state of Maine. Van Til wrote the indie movie that stars Jason Sudeikis and Rebecca Hall and is based on her life growing up in Farmington. She envisioned filming at some of the...
  • Battling Bootleggers, Rumrunners And Secret Supplies Of Hooch

    Battling Bootleggers, Rumrunners And Secret Supplies Of Hooch
    In February 1924, during the peak of the Prohibition era and amid the rampant disregard of the 18th Amendment that presaged its failure as public policy, law enforcement officials burst into a Front Street garage in Hartford and discovered, hidden beneath...
  • Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting

    Late-1700s Engraver Imprisoned At New-Gate For Counterfeiting
    Richard Brunton was a Connecticut artist who engraved his way not only into the homes of the wealthy with his prestigious prints during the time of the American Revolution, but also into the notorious Old New-Gate Prison where he lived after being...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • Bacchiochi's False Accusation Will Haunt Her — And Foley

    The one thing it was not was a "misunderstanding." State Rep. Penny Bacchiochi, R-Stafford, accused a rival campaign in the contest for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of racism. It was not true. The unseemly saga initiated by...