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Essex (Middlesex, Connecticut)

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  • Closeup on Danbury

    Closeup on Danbury
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named for the parish of Danbury in Essex, England, by the Connecticut General Court after rejecting the proposed name of Swampfield, favored by early settlers. ORIGINS: Settled in 1684 when eight families from the Norwalk and...
  • Tax "Break" For NJ Flood Counties, Deadline Extended

    Tax "Break" For NJ Flood Counties, Deadline Extended
    Torrential floods that put parts of the Garden State underwater last month may be a blessing for tax procrastinators. After President Obama declared 12 New Jersey Counties federal disaster areas, the IRS has decided to give all residents of those counties...
  • New London Towards Africa

    New London Towards Africa
    The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up. Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...
  • 6/28/1996: State Garbage Hauler Linked To Mob Cartel Indicted

    A New York businessman who in recent years has become a major player in the Connecticut garbage and recycling industries has been indicted by federal prosecutors on mob-related racketeering, extortion and tax conspiracy charges. Thomas Milo, 58, of...