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Willimantic (Windham, Connecticut)

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  • Designer Ann Pedro's jewelry on display at Windham Textile and History Museum in Willimantic

    Designer Ann Pedro's jewelry on display at Windham Textile and History Museum in Willimantic
    Connecticut jewelry designer Ann Pedro's steampunk creations (pictured) get center stage at the Windham Textile Museum all the way through August. It's part of the museum's upcoming focus on steampunk (additional programs arrive on June 16 and 23). Head...
  • Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War

    Local Hero: Eastford Man First Union General To Die In Civil War
    Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time. Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861. He became the first...
  • Paintings by Gary Jacobs on display at Gallery at the Lily Pad in Willimantic

    Paintings by Gary Jacobs on display at Gallery at the Lily Pad in Willimantic
    As part of its Contemporary Art Series, the Lily Pad brings in paintings by Connecticut artist Gary Jacobs, whose works (including "Jesus Falling," pictured), will hang there throughout the month. Jacobs' quasi-religious art, which over the years has been...
  • Novel Approach: Author Salman Rushdie at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic

    Novel Approach:  Author Salman Rushdie at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic
    Indian-British novelist Salman Rushdie (pictured) will appear at Eastern Connecticut State University to kick off the college's Annual Arts and Lecture Series. He has led an illustrious, nearly forty-year-long career in literature, which recently hit a...
  • One Great Ride

    One of the nicest places to ride in Connecticut is the Air Line State Park trails, which run from East Hampton all the way to the Massachusetts border, about 50 miles in all. The trail is divided into two sections; the first runs between East Hampton and...
  • Extra Stress From Holidays Can Trigger Domestic Violence

    The holidays can mean festivities and family gatherings. But for families already dealing with domestic violence, the holidays and periods of economic stress may trigger abuse, said Kristi Salters-Pedneault. The clinical psychologist and assistant...
  • Helpful Phone Numbers And Local Emergency Shelters

    Toll-free domestic violence hotlines: Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900 National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE) National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474 Toll-free for the hearing impaired: National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
  • Brawl Breaks Out During Human Trafficking Ransom Exchange

    Brawl Breaks Out During Human Trafficking Ransom Exchange
    A wild brawl broke out at a quiet Greenwich strip mall Sunday morning as a group of baseball bat-brandishing relatives attempted to rescue three victims kidnapped from Texas and taken to Connecticut. The incident began when the U.S. Immigration and...
  • See The Willimantic River In Action In This State Spot

    See The Willimantic River In Action In This State Spot
    The Willimantic River begins in Stafford Springs at the confluence of Middle River and Furnace Brook and flows south through northeastern Connecticut to the historic mill town of the waterway's namesake. One of the first public places where you can see...
  • Police Search Of Probation Offices Yields Internal Investigation Reports

    Police searches of four state probation offices led to the seizure of more than two dozen pieces of evidence in the case of a former probation officer accused of molesting young male clients, records released Friday show. Among the items seized by...