| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:44 AM
Joe Lernould is proving all is right with the American way of life, one frog rock at a time.
Lernould was manning the food truck at the historic, campy Frog Rock Rest Stop along Route 44 in Eastford, so I figured he had bought a license from the state....
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:03 AM
Superintendent Linda Loretz asked the Eastford Board of Education to approve submission of a grant proposal for safety and security items at the Aug. 14 meeting. Those items were recommended in the wake of the Newtown tragedy. Big ticket items include a...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:06 AM
Eastford Elementary School has a new principal. Heather Tamsin took over the reins on July 1 when Linda Loretz retired from that position. Tamsin brings with her a 15-year teaching background working with middle school students in Mansfield.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:05 PM
It was a rocking good time at the Pavilion in Union, on Saturday afternoon, Aug. 16, as current and former residents of Union and friends old and new came together to celebrate the small town's 108th Old Home Day.
The day's early events were held on...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 7:40 AM
The Hebron Lions Club Fairgrounds was a cacophony of sounds on July 27, as Hebron hosted the second day of the Yankee Terrier Trials. Most of the noise was produced by the Jack Russell Terriers in residence, and consisted of excited barking, nervous...
| Aug 9, 2014
| 12:55 PM
The 20th walking day of my trek across Connecticut was the last, on the nicest day of weather – which was good because it was also the longest.
By the end just after 9 p.m., I had hoofed all 107 miles across Route 44, plus another 25 or 30 miles...
| Sep 16, 2012
Perhaps too much attention is paid to the peak fall foliage color in New England. To begin with, identifying peak color is an art and not a science and always a bit subjective.
Moreover, from one year to the next the peak can come slightly earlier or...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Ever heard of the indoor farm that didn't need any soil? Well, take a look around, because one might be springing up in your neighborhood sometime soon.
There's a new crop of growers in Connecticut who are turning traditional farming on its head by...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:55 AM
The good news for folks wanting to make Connecticut a better place to ride a bike and walk is that — after decades spinning our wheels — this state is finally making a bit of progress, according to a top official of the League of American...
| Nov 29, 2010
It's 5 a.m. and about two dozen city police and probation officers are gathered at the department's Jennings Road headquarters.
They're armed with oustanding warrants. The target: nearly 20 suspects wanted on multiple domestic violence-related charges....
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 4:21 AM
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