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Biggie

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E is for Exposition. Or Eastern. There are two big Es in The Big E—the Eastern States Exposition—which runs through October 3 in West Springfield, Massachusetts. …

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Unwinding

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Our cross-country skis glide through an icy patch of snow with a zip, through powder with a hush. …

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Outside Tracks

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Long ago, the New Haven colony had outposts down the coast, as far away as what we now call Philadelphia. Today, New Haven’s diaspora goes in all directions, including…

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Summer Breeze

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Late summer might be the perfect time for a day trip with a friend—especially this summer, when being together means being outdoors. …

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Island Getaway

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When Hamdenite Tory Bilski first landed in Iceland in 2001, it seemed isolated, “hanging off the map of Europe”—at least, to an American. …

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Northern West

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At the intersection of two interstates, with its skyscrapers and gold-domed capitol, Hartford gets most of the day-to-day attention. But…

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Liquid Asset

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Swimming in an abandoned quarry has been a favorite summer pastime as long as there have been abandoned quarries. …

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Going Around

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From Salisbury in the northwest to Stonington in the southeast, Connecticut doors were open and visitors were coming to call…

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Land of Plenty

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Say “Connecticut” to someone who isn’t from here, and they’re likely to picture a town like Farmington…

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Stop Motion

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The Farmington Canal Heritage Trail bike path now reaches, without interruption, more than 24 miles from downtown New Haven all the way to Southington. …

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