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  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • Voters turn down third Griswold school budget

    Griswold is still wrangling with its 2014-15 education budget, after voters rejected the third proposed spending plan by a mere two votes at a June 24 referendum. A formal June 27 recount confirmed the 665-667 vote tally but provided few clues as to...
  • Man Critically Injured In Norwich Motorcycle Accident

    NORWICH — A man was critically injured in an accident involving a motorcycle and a car on West Town Street Monday night, police said. The 20-year-old man was traveling south on West Town Street before 10:30 p.m. when he struck a car on his...
  • Dean's List

    The following students have been named to the Dean's list at their respective college or university for the spring semester 2014: CCSU: Sarah Shetland, Griswold; Brian Beckwith, Matthew Rstivo, Lisbon; Kellie Labrecque, Jeremy Marciniak, Kimberly Ryan,...
  • Celebrate Independence Day

    NORWICH- Be Revolutionary and start your celebration of Independence Day at the Leffingwell House Museum, 348 Washington St. Come on Friday, July 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a special Revolutionary Tour. The Tour of the historic museum will include...
  • Revolutionary tour

    NORWICH- Come and be Revolutionary at The Leffingwell House Museum, located at 348 Washington St. in Norwich. The museum will celebrate Independence Day by opening on Friday, July 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for a special Revolutionary Tour. The Tour of...
  • Milford Band, Windsor Locks Comedian Competing On NBC's Talent Show

    Milford Band, Windsor Locks Comedian Competing On NBC's Talent Show
    Viewers of Tuesday night's episode of "America's Got Talent" will see some familiar faces. Two Connecticut acts are competing in the NBC reality show. Shoreline band Beach Avenue and Windsor Locks standup comedian Darik Santos will show their talents to...
  • 'Super 100' All-Star Rosters

    NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER (Number, name, position, school) 1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford 2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven 3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull 4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden 5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol 6...
  • When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?

    When Gold Prices Fell, How Did Local Jeweler Becker's React?
    In 1990, Becker's Fine Jeweler had just opened its downtown Hartford store when a recession hit — and one that hit New England harder than anywhere else. "I had to lay off 40 percent of my staff," said Paul Becker, who founded the West Hartford...
  • Hartford Can Capitalize On New Trend In Minor League Parks

    Hartford Can Capitalize On New Trend In Minor League Parks
    To the naked eye, New Britain Stadium appears as fresh today as it was on Opening Day 1996. Built for $10 million 19 years ago, the stadium at Willow Brook Park has seemingly aged well. The Rock Cats have traditionally drawn well, and management has not...
  • Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'

    Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'
    HARTFORD — More than a year of secret talks culminated Wednesday on the steps of city hall as the mayor and the owner of the New Britain Rock Cats announced a deal to bring the minor league baseball team to Hartford. What had been whispered by...
  • A Rich Minor League History In New Britain

    A Rich Minor League History In New Britain
    HARTFORD — The expected departure of the Rock Cats to Hartford for 2016 will leave New Britain, a city of 73,000, without minor league baseball for the first time since 1983. It will also leave a 6,000-seat stadium, only 18 years old, quiet on...