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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 $138/per square foot. More Portland information.

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10 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Middlesex County Camp Begins 52nd Season With Open Houses

The Middlesex County Camp hosts three open houses on April 27, May 18, and June 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. to introduce the public to its programs and staff.

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14 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Energy Task Force Chair Available To Answer Questions Around Innovative New Program

What: Office hours with an energy advisor. This informal informational session will provide homeowners one-on-one time with a local Task Force Member, as well as the opportunity to sign up for a free thermal image report, courtesy of Sagewell, to see where their home is losing energy.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Connecticut Woman Who Represented Long-Term Unemployed Got Hireda " Temporarily

The Connecticut woman who appeared with President Obama in January to represent the long-term unemployed has found work managing a Windsor nursing home.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Partnership Announced With The Hearth Senior Living

The Hearth has signed a contract with Patient Advocate for You to assist residents waiting to come into their brand new community when open in the fall of 2014.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Open House For Program For Children Facing Emotional, Behavioral Challenges

A new program for children with emotional or behavioral challenges has opened in Middletown .

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: 33rd Annual CT Storytelling Festival

The 33rd Annual Connecticut Storytelling Festival and Conference is taking place on April 25 and 26 at Connecticut College in New London with four fabulous headliners, Carol Birch, Dolores Hydock, Lyn Ford and Tom Lee.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

WTNH

Connecticut River crests, floods local roads

For folks along the river, flooding is an annual affair this time of year as the snow melts up north.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Portland Receives $200,000 State Brownfield Grant

The town has received a $200,000 state grant to assess pollution at a blighted industrial property along the Connecticut River, the first step in its eventual cleanup.

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The Hartford Courant

Earthquake hits Mexico, shakes buildings

The magnitude 7.2 quake was centered in the southwestern state of Guerrero , close to the Pacific beach resort of Acapulco , the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Chase Collegiate Teacher And Author To Share Writing Expertise

This month, Chase Collegiate School's Upper School English Department Chair and resident author Mary Sharnick will take part in the Silas Bronson Library's Local Author Series and the Writers' Weekend at the Mark Twain House.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Inner Circle Family Martial Arts Center Named Business Of The Month

Congratulations to Michael Pelton and his staff at Inner Circle Family Marital Arts Center, 143 Marlborough Street, for their selection as "Business of the Month".

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: They Bend But They Never Break - 'Steel Magnolias'

Truvy's Beauty Salon, the set for LTM's production of "Steel Magnolias," from left to right: Angela Dias, Marisa Clement, Mary Roane, Debi Freund, Jess Schladebeck.

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The Hartford Courant

Suspicious backpacks left near site of Boston Marathon finish line

On Tuesday evening, Boston police evacuated Boylston Street near the marathon's usual finish line and took an unidentified man into custody after two suspicious backpacks were left lying on the street.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Office Hours With An Energy Advisor

Portland Clean Energy Task Force has partnered with Sagewell, a leader in thermal image analyses and reporting, to provide Portland homeowners with a no-cost thermal image report to see where their home is losing energy.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Meriden Ephemera May Exhibit At The Meriden...

Advertising cards, post cards, paper giveaways, match boxes, brochures, calendars, letterheads, candy wrappers and all that is paper and not meant to have been kept, will be on display at the Andrews Homestead, The Meriden Historical Society Showcase Museum.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Ban On Fracking Waste Clears Committee

State lawmakers worried about toxic byproducts from natural gas drilling wells in other states persuaded the legislature's judiciary committee Monday to approve a ban on "fracking" waste coming into Connecticut for storage or treatment.

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The Hartford Courant

Company On Major Highway Job Fires, Sues VP

A high-ranking manager has been fired from a construction firm that's playing a key role in reconstructing service areas on Connecticut highways after he improperly obtained more than $50,000 worth of improvements to his home, the firm alleges in a lawsuit.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Connecticut Native Actress Kelly Barrett Joins The...

Actress Kelly Barrett is making her debut on the CW Network on the new popular TV show "The 100" created by Jason Rothenberg.

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The Hartford Courant

UConn Hopes To Leverage Wins

UConn 's dual national basketball championships brought publicity that no university could buy, from the "Today" show visiting the Storrs campus to Jimmy Fallon inviting star center Stephanie Dolson to a game of Xbox one-on-one.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Middletown Students Get Dose Of Financial Reality

On Tuesday, April 8, 320 seniors at Middletown High School got a taste of what it's like to live on their own and manage their own finances at the first-ever Middletown Credit for Life Fair.

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