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The Hartford CourantO&G Industries, the general contractor for the Kleen Energy plant that exploded Sunday, is no stranger to sensitive projects, or to controversy, despite a strong reputation in the business. The 87-year old politically connected construction firm based in...
Special to The CourantFor Sale: A possibly unusable wedge of land originally intended for use as part of a highway exit ramp, a project later abandoned. Possible uses include, um ... potential buyers should possess creativity and imagination. Sixty-seven properties, some...
Fox 61Travel with us to Litchfield County for a gorgeous leaf peeping tour at the height of Connecticut's foliage season! This area of our state has a national reputation for having the most incredible autumn colors around! Take a traditional horse and buggy...
"It's just been a hellacious day," Deb Marsden proclaims early on a recent Wednesday afternoon. The calls had started at 6 a.m. Between extensive heat and torrential downpours, lettuce was lost, beets were bad, radishes were cracked, zucchinis were too...
Tags: Colchester, Summer Squash, Marketing, Haddam, Raspberries
Personal bankruptcy filings in Connecticut soared 28 percent in the second quarter compared with a year earlier as job losses and falling home values continued to take a toll on household budgets, according to a new report. There were 2,638 personal...
The Associated PressNEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - A Connecticut mosquito expert says this summer's frequent rain and cool temperatures helped curb West Nile virus across the state. State entomologist Theodore Andreadis says Connecticut's mosquito surveillance program has found...
Tags: West Nile Virus
The Hartford CourantWith the nation watching, Connecticut Democrats thronged to the polls in unexpectedly high numbers Tuesday to reject Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman and endorse his anti-war challenger, Ned Lamont. Lamont, a first-time candidate for statewide office, defeated a...
Connecticut State Police are investigatingafter finding what appears to be a stolen 1958 Ferrari that could be worth as much as $5 Million. Lt. J. Paul Vance of the Connecticut State Police says the car was recovered at a residence in Litchfield County....
A fungus thats been killing bats in New York, Massachusetts and Vermont over the past 3 years has now spread to connecticut. Today the DEP announced it has found thousands of batsstricken with what's called "White nose Syndrome" in caves near Roxbury in...
Tags: Nature, Health, Wildlife, Caves and Caverns, White Nose Syndrome
Northeast MagazineOur state has a terrible secret, one we have concealed, even from ourselves, for hundreds of years. Connecticut was deeply involved in slavery. Through the 17th and 18th centuries, thousands of enslaved people lived here. They were nearly all of...
Northeast"At night,when the streets of your town and cities are quiet, and you think they are empty, they will throng with the returning spirits who once thronged them, and that still love these places." - Seattle, Chief of the Dwamish, c. 1855. Their lives were...
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