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The Hartford CourantA few weeks ago, I wrote a column reminiscing about my childhood adventures along the former Air Line Railroad in my hometown of Portland and whether that portion of the former Boston to New York route would ever be converted to a hiking trail. I...
Tags: Travel, Haddam, Railway Transportation, East Haddam, Manchester
The Hartford CourantEverything has its exceptions, and this column is no different. For years, I've been exploring all corners of the state looking for places to escape — places where civilization disappears. Places where you forget you are in one of the most...
Tags: Haddam, East Haddam, Manchester
The Hartford Courant— The pace is faster than fast as Joanne Fiondella bags and packs Salvation Army bells by the hundreds. She and the rest of the crew at the Bevin bell factory know these bells are needed this year, this week, now. The red bells with the wooden...
Market Grille has opened in Manchester, on Buckland Hills Drive in the former Hops building. The restaurant is the fifth eatery for the Mill Restaurant Group, and its second new opening of 2012, after the debut of Republic in Bloomfield this summer....
The Hartford CourantCan you ever truly go home again? Can what was once old become new again while remaining the same? I had been dreading going home again — returning to the Old Comstock Bridge — a piece of my past that has always been a gateway to my childhood...
By Linda Giuca Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again,” could double as the theme for summer vacationers taking to the road for some R&R. Whether that road trip is a quick daycation or the beginning of a lengthier break...
The Hartford CourantRemember that stuffed animal or favorite blanket you had as a kid? You would drag it around everywhere you went. And when you misplaced it, well, the world pretty much came to an end. Over the years, the Comstock Covered Bridge has been my stuffed animal...
The Hartford CourantIt had been too long since I journeyed to one of my favorite trail systems in the state – the Air Line Trail in eastern Connecticut. So long, that during a recent visit to East Hampton – the official starting point of the trail - I was shocked...
The Hartford CourantForget about the interstates or highways. You can't get here by traveling on Main Street or Second Street or North Street. The only way to get to this place is by taking a dirt road. Gulf Road through the Salmon River State Forest in East Hampton is...
The Hartford CourantNearly 50 years after the fact, Frank Rubino, a captain at a Lower East Side fire station, remembered the still-smoking bodies. At closing time on March 25, 1911, a fire ripped through the Triangle Waist Factory in Greenwich Village. Within a half-hour,...
TribLocal - Glen Ellyn » NewsThe following items were taken from Glen Ellyn police department reports on April 26: Alcohol arrests A 43-year-old man from the 2000 block of Colchester …...
The Hartford CourantThree more Republican legislators have joined the fight against the state's plan to double fares on the landmark Connecticut River ferries. State Reps. Prasad Srinvasan, R-Glastonbury, Melissa Ziobron, R-East Haddam, and Marilyn Giuliano, R-Old Saybrook,...
Tags: Commuting, Travel, Haddam, Rocky Hill, East Haddam
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May 14, 2013 |Story| Hartford Courant
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