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  • Home Sales Up Again In July

    Home sales in Greater Hartford rose in July but did not come close to matching the double-digit gains of the previous month, a new report Wednesday showed, a sign that the spring home buying season lost some of its momentum as it came to a close. Sales...
  • Middletown School Board To Hire Teachers To Reduce Class Size

    MIDDLETOWN — The school board has authorized hiring up to five additional teachers to reduce elementary class sizes. Parents of students at the Moody School pleaded with the board Tuesday to get another teacher for the first grade there, where 47...
  • Chicago Comes To Central Connecticut

    NEW BRITAIN - The musical Chicago comes to central Connecticut Aug. 22 to Sept. 7 with performances at the Repertory Theatre. The Connecticut Theatre Company describes the show as "a story of murder, greed, corruption and 'All That Jazz.' "  Chicago...
  • Middletown Council To Vote On Charter Revision Referendum Questions Sept. 2

    MIDDLETOWN — The common council has asked the charter revision commission to reconsider its recommendation to eliminate the city treasurer position, but supports letting voters decide if mayoral and council terms should be extended to four years....
  • Holy Trinity Sponsoring Town-Wide Tag Sale Sept. 13 In Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — The third annual Town-Wide Tag Sale sponsored by the Church of the Holy Trinity will be held Saturday, Sept. 13. Participants can choose from three options: holding a tag sale at their own home or neighborhood, reserving a spot at...
  • Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity

    Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity
    Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity. While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it'...
  • Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built

     Churches Were The Pillars Around Which State's Towns Were Built
    For many years after its founding in 1751, a whipping post stood next to the Abington Congregational Church in Pomfret. "It was never used; no one ever suffered," Abington's current pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hedman, said, "but it was there as a symbol that...
  • READER SUBMITTED: GMChorale Auditioning New Singers

    GMChorale is inviting experienced singers to audition with its Artistic Director Joseph D'Eugenio for a season of singing great choral masterworks, among them Handel's glorious oratorio, "Messiah," to be performed on Dec. 21. In this exciting season,...
  • Assessing The 3 QBs: Cochran Picked Over Whitmer, Boyle

    Assessing The 3 QBs: Cochran Picked Over Whitmer, Boyle
    UConn coach Bob Diaco has had a bunch of decisions to make since arriving in Storrs, but the most-anticipated involved chosing a starting quarterback. Diaco ended the suspense Tuesday, naming Casey Cochran the starter for the Aug. 29 game against BYU at...
  • What's A New Municipal Building Doing In Ballpark Bids?

    What's A New Municipal Building Doing In Ballpark Bids?
    Wait a minute. A new municipal building? Where did that come from? That's what some folks were asking this past week after the two bids that the city received for developing a minor league baseball stadium and surrounding land just north of I-84 in...
  • Fishing Guide

    INLAND LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as slow in many areas. Night fishing is still producing some fish (try black jitterbugs and surface poppers). Waters to try include Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake Saltonstall, Shenipsit...
  • Joey Logano Defied Odds With Career Renaissance At Penske

    Joey Logano Defied Odds With Career Renaissance At Penske
    For every Kyle Busch, there's a Casey Atwood. For every Kyle Larson, there's a Todd Kluever. For every young talent who shows enough in his first moments in the limelight to tell you he's a certain star, there's a young talent who fades quickly into...