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Local tradition holds that the house at 119 Deerfield Road in Windsor was built in 1670 and associates it with Thomas Allyn (1635-1696), which would make it a very early example indeed of a brick house. The house has wood framing...
from: Historic Buildings of Connecticut posted:09/16/2014 00:57:14
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Charles Kurvin House (1912)
Norwalk United Methodist Church (1860)
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from: WestportNOW posted:09/15/2014 23:05:16
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Getting Ready for Weekend Downtown Charrette
A Boost for Westport Cinema Initiative
Foley, Malloy Vow to Spend More on Transit But No Plan to Pay
Check Fraud Arrest Carries Big Bond
Congress passed the Violence Against Women Act 20 years ago this month, and while the law has helped reduce incidents of domestic violence since, Rep. Rosa DeLauro noted during a visit to Ansonia the problem is still an epidemic that needs...
from: Valley Independent Sentinel posted:09/15/2014 21:00:02
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Crave, An Ansonia Success Story, Expands
Firefighters Stop Gas Leak At Bus Facility
Two In Hospital After Ansonia Crash
Good Turnout For Charitys Car Show In Oxford
As I walked toward the bus stop,near the corner of Dixwell Avenue and Skiff Street, memories from walking through the streets of New York filled my head Broken shopping carts with trash inside, cigarette butts and old lottery tickets scattered around...
from: New Haven Independent posted:09/15/2014 15:31:00
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At Bella Vista, Malloy Delivers Pie, Policy Promises
The Green Disrupted
Bassist Catches Fire
Arnotts Arts Happenings for Sept. 15-21
Over the last several months my email has been inundated with messages from the various angles of the Democratic party. Some are about requesting money. Others about begging for it in support of whatever cause. In a constitutional, federal democracy the...
from: Steve Ersinghaus posted:09/15/2014 15:10:10
File this page under I have no idea what I ever decided to document something so inane. So here you are I make all the suggested Onyx cocktails just trying to get my wife drunk. (Note this is like a year...
from: Connecticut Museum Quest posted:09/15/2014 15:06:21
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Connecticut Booze Reviews
Belle Fermiere
Grass Roots Ice Cream
In the 1860s, Jonathan Dickerman, the grandson of the man whose house you have visited or seen on Mount Carmel Avenue, planted a vineyard and built a winery on the slopes of Sleeping Giant. This startling fact, mostly unknown by town...
from: The Myth of Home posted:09/15/2014 14:07:00
As you may remember from this post , Jess Watski (Foodette) suddenly appeared last week bearing the two most important ingredients for making bacon A pork belly A desire to make bacon Curing the bacon took about four days, from Sunday...
from: Dave's Cupboard posted:09/15/2014 12:35:00
Cross post from Jon Pelto's Wait What? Governor Dannel "Dan" Malloy has deposited his check for $6.2 million from the State's Public Finance System. As a result of Connecticut's landmark 2005 campaign finance reform bill, in return for raising $250,000 in...
from: My Left Nutmeg posted:09/15/2014 09:57:07
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"Fearsome Fivesome" of GOP Downballot Candidates Relying on Massive Foley Coattails
Hopefully we get it more right than wrong organizing principle? As Hillary Clinton was widely quoted assaying recently, Great nations need organizing principles, and dont do stupid stuff is not an organizing principle. Maybe others have pointed out that this is...
from: Politics in the Zeros posted:09/15/2014 08:30:05
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Why Im saying Yes to Scottish independence
Los Angeles is in danger of becoming a failed city
Cedar City Half Marathon
...Nothing else matters. How many times have you seen it, a radio personality makes derogatory comments against a minority and is fired and then hired back by either another station or the same station. The DJs who made comments about trans-people...
from: Diana's Little Corner in the Nutmeg State posted:09/15/2014 08:00:00
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Let The Battle Begin
They Should Have Recused Themselves
Saturday Six #544
Saturday 9 Hey, Soul Sister
Kids, adults, and senior citizens all love LEGOs, its a fact (may not actually be a fact). Well a few very smart people at Special Projects in London created an awesome office calendar made of LEGOs to help keep organized. It...
from: brandflakesforbreakfast posted:09/15/2014 03:20:00
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furniture climbing, its the new thing
send a bud to your bud
We took a walk in the Old Bethlehem Cemetery on Sunday. We stopped there last fall but never got back. Until now. It's a well-maintained, peaceful little patch at the far end of the Bellamy-Ferriday House property. At the far corner...
from: writing in faith posted:09/15/2014 03:00:12
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Today's Flowers Summer Fades
Today I discovered my next muffatees project. At the Connecticut Works festival this afternoon, which was held on the beautiful grounds of the Avery-Copp house museum in Groton, I sold a pair of cabled arm warmers that were cabled from fingers...
from: Dances with Wools posted:09/14/2014 19:26:15
Sunday afternoons at my house always include my oldest daughter and I reading the comics from the Sunday paper. Today's I had to share... Source httpwww.gocomics.compeanuts In Christ, Julie Connecticut Catholic Corner...
from: Connecticut Catholic Corner posted:09/14/2014 15:54:00
The National Association of Settlement Purchasers (NASP) has firmly acknowledged that some structured settlement purchasers engage in unethical conduct by devoting an hour to the topic "Litigation... This is a content summary only. Please click on the title for the full...
from: Structured Settlements 4Real posted:09/15/2014 18:48:59
Now the rising action leading to the big climactic battle begins. The Dwarves are still keeping a lookout for any news and they are not disappointed. Soon gatherings of birds are noticed, a sign that something strange was happening. The thrush...
from: Tolkien Geek posted:09/14/2014 11:32:13
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Chapter Sixteen A Thief In The Night
From John Bright spots The Centaurs trailed, 34-0, before Kyle Prouty returned a kickoff 84 yards for a touchdown. They also recovered an onside kick on the second-half kickoff and nearly recovered another. Stonington 48 and Woodstock Academy 7 Read the...
from: Woodstock CT Cafe posted:09/14/2014 06:52:10
Last night's episode of Outlander was so intense, realistic, brutal and disturbing. It's the first episode (but not that last) that I will not watch on StarzPlay over and over. In fact I didn't get much sleep last night. But......
from: Major Knitter posted:09/14/2014 05:13:55
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Tea and Knitting
Tom was the gatekeeper to the skyboxes for many seasons at Dodd. I always chatted up a couple of times during a game. A warm and friendly man with a great smile and laugh he will be missed by many....
from: Greg's Connecticut Defenders Blog posted:09/14/2014 05:06:17
Connecticuts 5th District has always swung like a pendulum between Democrats and Republicans. This election year, Democratic incumbent Elizabeth Esty will be facing Republican challenger Mark Greenberg in what promises to be a bruising contest. Democratic Party ghouls already have put...
from: Connecticut Commentary: Red Notes from a Blue State posted:09/13/2014 10:56:50
Looking like it's just comprehensively bettered by most rivals but fold the 2001 mitsubishi lancer evo and some extra power and a lot to give the car industry's horsepower war has got the 2001 mitsubishi lancer evo that initially looks like...
from: Empires Fall posted:09/13/2014 03:52:09