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  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • State's Mills Can Work Magic Again

    In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
  • Pass The Salt

    Pass The Salt
    Salt. There are few things more primeval than salt. It’s a seasoning, a preservative and a melting agent, except when it’s not. They were sprinkling salt on the surface of the snow at the Sochi Olympics because the air temperature was so...
  • Unaware, Then Overwhelmed: Hurricane Of 1938 Still Historic

    Unaware, Then Overwhelmed: Hurricane Of 1938 Still Historic
    When the topic is hurricanes in these parts, the conversation begins and ends with the one that stormed ashore on Sept. 21, 1938. "The Great Hurricane of 1938," slammed into Long Island with such force that it registered on a seismograph in Alaska and...
  • Downtown Norwich Named 'Great Neighborhood'

    We've long thought that the center of Norwich was one of the state's underappreciated treasures, and now that opinion is gaining ground. The American Planning Association just named historic downtown Norwich one of its 10 "Great Neighborhoods" for 2013....
  • First Responders Could Help Cut Heroin Deaths

    The rapid rise in heroin deaths around the nation is frightening. Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman may be just one of thousands of victims of this awful epidemic. The nation and Connecticut can do more to stop these deaths. Many are linked to a dangerous...
  • Travel books: Tracking the origins of English

    Travel books: Tracking the origins of English
    "Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain" Oxford University Press, $24.95 The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...
  • White House France state dinner guest list

    White House France state dinner guest list
    The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.  The President and Mrs. Obama His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA Ms....
  • Niño de 10 años resultó herido por un choque que se fue a la fuga en Norwich

    Un niño de 10 años de edad resultó herido por un coche que se fue a la fuga en la Avenida Norwich el viernes por la noche, informó la policía. El niño fue llevado al Hospital William W. Backus con lesiones que no pusieron su vida en peligro, dijo la...
  • Property of the Week: 1 Monticello Circle

    Property of the Week: 1 Monticello Circle
    Builders showcase their best design and handiwork in a model home. They try to include every option and every detail that a buyer might want. In addition to the dazzling array of amenities found at 1 Monticello Circle in Ellington, the house has another...
  • Liberty Mutual CEO's Pay Up 24% To $6.6 Million Last Year

    The CEO of Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. made $6.63 million last year, up 24 percent from 2012, not including $4.67 million in incentives that will provide value in future years and depend on the company's performance. Company CEO David H. Long'...