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  • READER SUBMITTED: Pomfret School to Hold Revolution Hockey Camp August 3 - 6

    Revolution Field Hockey Camps will be holding a pre-season camp at Pomfret School in Pomfret from August 3 - 6. The four-day workout, run by elite coaches with a creative curriculum, is for players aged 10 - 18, and is intended to give them a...
  • Regional Digest

    Rock Cats Shut Out Albert Cartwright singled in the bottom of the sixth and came home on a Wil Nieves single as the Reading Fightin Phils beat the Rock Cats 1-0 in the first game of a doubleheader Saturday night. New Britain managed just three hits,...
  • Pomfret BOS discusses fees and services

    A $125,000 grant that would connect the Pomfret Town Hall to the state's high-speed, broad band Nutmeg Network would still leave taxpayers footing a huge bill. That was the news at the Board of Selectmen's meeting on July 7. First Selectman Maureen...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
  • State parks a sweet deal for local residents

    The Connecticut State Parks and Forests system is gearing up for the culmination of its centennial anniversary celebration this summer. More than 8 million people visit the 139 parks and forests annually, according to the Department of Energy and...
  • La policía dispersa a manifestantes en el distrito financiero de Hong Kong

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Cientos de policías dispersaron el miércoles por la fuerza a manifestantes que pateaban y gritaban desde el distrito financiero de Hong Kong, donde permanecían tras una demostración masiva en demanda de más democracia de los...
  • Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario

    Veteranos de Connecticut recuerdan D-Day en el 70 aniversario
    Cuando la liberación de Europa comenzó hace siete décadas, Rico Pace de West Hartford fue atrapado en Omaha Beach según pequeños trozos de metralla de su casco. En la gama de barcos del U.S. Navy en la orilla cubierta de humo, Armand Jolly de Pomfret...
  • Chapter Four: The Lash And The Loom

    Chapter Four: The Lash And The Loom
    Past the heavy glass doors of the world's most famous jewelry store, two glimmering rings sit waiting to be selected for the proper marriage. One is a diamond-inlaid platinum band selling for $11,700, the other a matching engagement ring priced at $37,...
  • Chapter One: The Plantation Next Door

    Chapter One: The Plantation Next Door
    The most disturbing evidence of Connecticut's long and profitable complicity in slavery lies hidden in plain sight in the town of Salem, in the fields and woods around an ice cream bar near Routes 11 and 82. There, archaeologists from Central Connecticut...
  • In Their Own Words: Excerpts

    The following excerpts from documents in state libraries, archives and historical societies help illuminate facets of life in Connecticut under slavery, and during its abolition. *** From a letter written by Lizzie Goodwin to her Aunt Emma Whipple, June...
  • James Lilley dies at 81; ambassador to China and CIA operative

    James Lilley dies at 81; ambassador to China and CIA operative
    James R. Lilley, a longtime CIA operative in Asia who served as ambassador to China during the Tiananmen Square crackdown and was regarded as one of the most pragmatic voices on the modern Sino-American relationship, has died. He was 81. Lilley died...