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Portland, Connecticut is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Portland, CT include 06480. The median home price in Portland is $249,900 which is roughly $143/per square foot. More Portland information.

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10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival

Bristol Rising, a creation of the company that's trying to jump-start the downtown revitalization, has announced another in its series of community events: A Bristol-centered food festival in early September.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Dance awards

The Marion Dondi Burke School of Dance, Glastonbury, recently held its annual spring performances.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Chatham Summer Arts

Portland Seniors have been teaming up with the children at Chatham Court for a summer arts programs.

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The Hartford Courant

Monthly car cruise to be held on town green

It took Ron Miller 16 years to restore his 1970 cloisonne blue Chevy Monte Carlo.

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The Hartford Courant

Teen Charged In Fatal Southington Fire Appears In Court; Warrant Remains Sealed

An 18-year-old charged in connection with a fatal fire at a Southington apartment appeared in court briefly on Tuesday and a judge ordered the case transferred to Part A court in New Britain , where more serious cases are handled.

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The Hartford Courant

Convenience Store Clerk Shot During Milford Armed Robbery

Police are searching for a suspect who they say robbed a convenience store at gunpoint and shot the employee in the leg Monday.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Hartford Courant

After Drunken Encounter, New Britain Leader Steps Down

The leader of the common council announced Monday afternoon that he's stepping down after showing up at city hall intoxicated last week and loudly berating Mayor Erin Stewart .

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The Hartford Courant

Donald Sterling loses court battle to prevent sale of Clippers

A ruling is expected today in court case that could decide the ownership of the Clippers.

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The Hartford Courant

Manchester Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robber

Clyde Murphy of Manchester was found hiding in a closet in a Pearl Street apartment shortly after the robbery was reported, Sgt.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Tiny city of Caribou, Me. faces secessionist movement

The city of Caribou, Maine is home to less than 8,000 people, dozens of potato farms and, to the consternation of a small but vocal group of citizens, an airport, a recreation center and groomed snowmobile trails.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Help On The Way For Metro-North River Crossing

Still hoping for federal aid to pay for a long-term solution, the state agreed Friday to put another $3 million toward short-term repair of the antiquated railroad bridge over the Norwalk River.

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The Hartford Courant

Scorned And Praised, Connecticut Capitol An Emblem Of The Gilded Age

The Connecticut State Capital dome under construction circa 1878. The building was designed by architect, Richard M. Upjohn and originally had a clock tower instead of a dome, but the design was changed during construction.

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Refrigerated & Frozen Foods

Trayshrink Packer for Reducing Packaging Materials

Standard-Knapp, Portland, Conn., released the 298 Tritium Trayshrink Packer with Robo-Wand wrapping module, a single machine that can pack in three pack The flexible and versatile 298 Tritium Trayshrink Packer is ideal for co-packers who need to produce more with less packaging materials.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Hartford Courant

South Windsor Police: Hatchet-Wielding Man Arrested Twice In Three Days

A man charged with threatening and other charges after he allegedly chased his girlfriend with a hatchet Monday has been arrested again, this time charged with violation of a protective order.

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The Hartford Courant

Former Newington Director Accused Of Stealing Town Property

Robert Korpak, 60, of Newington also is accused of trying to solicit a kickback from a town contractor, they said.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Man Charged In New Britain Cold Case Murder

Robert Honsch is accused of murdering his daughter, Elizabeth Honsch, whose body was discovered behind a New Britain shopping plaza in September 1995, police said at a press conference Wednesday.

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The Hartford Courant

Two Home Burglaries In Simsbury

Police are currently investigating two residential burglaries that occurred late Friday night on July 18 and early Saturday morning July 19, police said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Tractor Trailer Crashes, Dumps Lumber In Route 2 Median

A tractor trailer crashed on Route 2 during Tuesday's morning commute, dumping about 80,000 pounds of lumber into the center median, state police said.

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The Hartford Courant

China's Porn Crackdown

China will crack down on smartphone apps featuring pornography and obscene content, the government said Tuesday, the latest move in an official campaign to "clean the Internet."

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The Hartford Courant

Malaysian Plane

A train carrying the remains of victims of a Malaysian plane downed over rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine arrived in the government-controlled city of Kharkiv, a Reuters witness said on Tuesday.

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