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  • Riders To Raise Money For Cancer Research

    Sue Mortensen of Bethany was dealing with her horse's life-threatening colic in 1997 when she learned she had breast cancer. Just 10 days after Fuzzy, a Quarter-horse Arab, was sent to Tufts University for surgery, Mortensen got the diagnosis. Concern...
  • Pensions Paid To Guilty Officials

    Five convicted state officials who left office after pleading guilty to various crimes are cumulatively collecting nearly $100,000 a year in pensions paid by state taxpayers. That total could rise in the next few years, when former Gov. John G. Rowland...
  • Hampton

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After Hampton, in Middlesex, England. ORIGINS: Settled in the early 1700s as a parish known as Windham Village or Kennedy Parish. Hampton was incorporated in 1786 from parts of Brooklyn, Canterbury, Mansfield, Pomfret and Windham....
  • Victim In Saturday Fatal Crash Identified

    BROOKLYN -- A 56-year-old local man died in a car crash on Route 6 Saturday night. Lewis Swagger, of 163 Pomfret Road, was traveling westbound on Route 6 at 10:54 p.m. when his Dodge Caravan apparently drifted and collided with another vehicle in the...