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Brooklyn (Windham, Connecticut)

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  • Casino Bus Company May Have Had CT. Bus Accident Friday Afternoon

    Casino Bus Company May Have Had CT. Bus Accident Friday Afternoon
    CONNECTICUT, NY (PIX11) -- World Wide Tours, the company that owns the casino bus that slammed into a Bronx highway sign early Saturday morning—killing 15 passengers—refuses to comment on a report that another of its buses had a “...
  • Labeling GMOs Protects People, Environment

    Citizens and legislators should be proud that Connecticut is the first state to pass a law requiring the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms, known as GMOs. Polls consistently show that 90 percent of Americans want GMOs to be...
  • The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards

    The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards
    Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
  • Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance

    Wrongful Convictions Require State Vigilance
    In recent years, as they have become increasingly aware of the frequency and various causes of wrongful convictions, prosecutors in a number of large cities and counties across the country created conviction integrity units. These units re-examine the...
  • The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character

    The Call Of Community In Connecticut's Character
    Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this. The Provisions State moniker dates...
  • Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations

    Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations
    Norfolk and North Canaan lie along the Blackberry River, and even when it's not in peak season, the namesake fruit has a strong presence here as many people turn it into jams, torts and pastries. And one of those people who's destined for foodie fame is...
  • State Draws The Curtain On Public Executions

    State Draws The Curtain On Public Executions
    Because the rural town of Brooklyn was a county seat in 1831, it wound up hosting what is widely accepted as the last public hanging in Connecticut. A jury had convicted Oliver Watkins of strangling his wife, Roxana, on the night of March 22, 1829. He was...
  • Chapter Six: Hate Makes A Heroine

    Chapter Six: Hate Makes A Heroine
    On the night of Sept. 9, 1834, Prudence Crandall, her new husband and some of her black female students were inside her school in the village of Canterbury when they heard loud voices outside and then banging on the doors. They heard glass being smashed...
  • Marriage At Center Of Margulies' 'Time Stands Still' At TheaterWorks

    Marriage At Center Of Margulies' 'Time Stands Still'  At TheaterWorks
    Donald Margulies' "Time Stands Still," which runs Aug. 16 to Sept. 15 at Hartford's TheaterWorks, began on a Metro-North train trip from Connecticut to Manhattan. The Brooklyn-born playwright, who has made New Haven his home for the past 30 years, was...
  • Gabriel Kahane's "February House" Recording Available

    Gabriel Kahane's "February House" Recording Available
    It’s no secret how more I greatly admire Gabriel Kahane’s terrific score to his new musical “February House” when its had its world premiere earlier this year at New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre. It subsequently had a run at...
  • Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With N.Y. In Passing Post-Newtown Gun Restrictions

    Legislative Task Force Leaders: No Pressure To Keep Up With N.Y. In Passing Post-Newtown Gun Restrictions
    General Assembly leaders, in announcing Tuesday the formation of a task force on the Newtown massacre, said they want to pass a major legislative response by the end of February but denied feeling pressured by New York state lawmakers' having already...