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The weather was nice, so I visited Bigelow Hollow State Park, where a sign greets all visitors and makes me wonder. Why is it $9 for a Connecticut vehicle to enter a state park and $15 for an out-of-state vehicle, but after 4 p.m. the Connecticut taxpayer...
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The Hartford CourantNo excuses. There is plenty of snow, the best in many years for snowshoeing. After all, the whole point of snowshoes is to make it possible to walk in deep snow. You received snowshoes for Christmas? Or maybe you got them for Christmas last winter,...
The Hartford CourantORIGINS: Land sold in 1720 by the Connecticut General Assembly to 12 proprietors to raise money for Yale College. It was settled in 1727 by Presbyterians from Ireland. Union was incorporated as a town in 1734. NAME: Once called "Union lands" or "Union...
A huge boulder sits perched on the side of a 40-foot cliff like some giant placed it there eons ago. It's a must-see sight within the 95-acre preserve owned by Joshua's Tract Conservation and Historic Trust. The large circular boulder, a remnant of the...
State Park Guide Despite its small size, the Nutmeg State still has plenty of places to hike, swim, fish-- and much more! Ashley Balogh Fox 61's Daytrippers are providing you with a one-stop guide to our great state parks! American Legion/ Peoples...
Tags: Fishing, Sports, Lakes and Ponds, Rivers, Rocky Neck State Park
Special to ctnow.comEver had sand kicked in your face while trying to relax at a crammed beach where you end up way too close to your neighbors? If you prefer a truly peaceful summer day trip, Bigelow Hollow State Park awaits in the small country town of Union. With several...
Paddling Farmington River: North from Farmington to Simsbury (get out here, or face the Tarrifville Gorge rapids). Housatonic River: Put in at the hydroelectric station in Falls Village; get out before the covered bridge in Cornwall to avoid major...
Special to The CourantThe story of Spider-Man began in 1962 with a lonely, awkward boy exposed to guilt and radiation. Peter Parker, a studious, orphaned teenager who lives with his sainted aunt and uncle, is endowed with super powers when bitten by a radioactive spider....
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