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GrotonA Workshop titled "Past Generations Come Alive through DAR Genealogy" has been presented in 5 regions around the state for the past three years and will be presented for south east residents of Connecticut on Saturday, May 18. Linda Wallace, of East...
"Bunker Hill: A City, A Siege, A Revolution" by Nathaniel Philbrick, Viking, 398 pages, $32.95. This is a non-fiction account of before, during and after the Battle of Bunker Hill. The Founding Fathers generally associated with Boston — John Adams,...
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: East Haddam, Old Saybrook, Haddam, Travel, Commuting
"I cannot pretend to describe the horror of the scene," Adjutant John Waller, a British soldier, would write of the Battle of Bunker Hill. He nevertheless tries. Inside the fortifications, as the British overwhelmed the provincial forces, "'twas streaming...
HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "12th of Never" by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro (Little, Brown, $27.99). Detective Lindsay Boxer attempts to solve two murders, one of which was foreseen by a psychic professor. Last week: — 2. "The Hit" by David...
Police chief supports Zook in Pa. judicial race To the editor: As the chief of the Shippensburg (Pa.) Police Department and a retired state police sergeant with more than 40 years of combined experience, I write this endorsement. I have had the...
The Hartford CourantState Sen. Art Linares, R-Westbrook, is joining residents mobilizing to oppose to the state Department of Transportation's plan to double fares on its historic Connecticut River ferries. Linares, in a strongly worded letter to DOT Commissioner James P....
On April 28, in The Advocate-Messenger included an inviting article by Lindsay Chelf about Bellevue Cemetery in Danville. She, so to speak, scratched the surface. For those of us concerned with the preservation of our heritage, including members of...
Tags: Human Interest
It turns out the modern incarnation of the tea party may have more in common with the original Boston hell-raisers than people think. Americans have long romanticized the events leading to the Battle of Bunker Hill and the start of the American...
Havre de Grace was able to pull together a respectable version of its Lafayette Trail, just in time for the bicentennial celebration of a British sacking of the city during the War of 1812. The trail is named for Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roche Gilbert...
The Hartford CourantThe state Department of Transportation's plan to double fares on the historic Connecticut River ferries is running into opposition from residents along the lower river. The 100-year-old Hadlyme Public Hall Association, which seeks to preserve local...
Tags: Glastonbury, Rocky Hill
Virginia Lt. Gov. William Gooch had good reason to hide the truth when he made his annual report to the British Board of Trade in 1732. Though the Crown prohibited its colonies from manufacturing domestic goods, Gooch and other members of the...
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