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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 $141/per square foot. More Portland information.

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14 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant

State's Attorney: Ridgefield Officer Justified In 2013 Fatal Shooting

A police officer was justified in fatally shooting an armed, 75-year-old man in front of his house on May 24, 2013, the state's attorney's office said on Wednesday.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Former State Legislator And Educator Remembered

In the 1980s, state Sen. Kenneth T. Hampton's cream-colored Lincoln Continental was a fixture at the grocery store in Higganum center while he talked to constituents inside.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Beach Jam For Breast Cancer

Enjoy live music all day, while supporting a great cause, at the 6th annual "Beach Jam for Breast Cancer ," sponsored by the Westbrook Elks Lodge #1784.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Aaron Hernandez Scheduled To Appear In Court

Aaron Hernandez was scheduled to appear in Fall River Superior Court Monday when a decision could be made on whether to move his trial on charges he killed Odin Lloyd closer to Boston.

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The Hartford Courant

Man Charged In Connection With 2013 Vernon Bank Robbery

A 22-year-old man was arrested Friday in connection with a bank robbery last summer where the suspect claimed to have a bomb and then used the bank manager's car to flee the scene, police said.

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The Hartford Courant

Shelton Man Charged With Stealing From City Vehicles

A 28-year-old man was arrested Friday after he allegedly tried to steal several bags of tools from a city vehicle, police said.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Very Busy Travel Weekend Predicted; Storms To Affect Thursday Activities

Drivers heading out for holiday weekend trips should count on plenty of company: AAA predicts that this will be the busiest Independence Day weekend on the highways since 2007.

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40th Annual Connecticut River Raft Race - Aug. 2

During the winter of 1974 a group of shoreline friends met up one evening to discuss the idea of starting a new local event, to be run in the summertime and ultimately benefit local charities.

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The Chronicle (Cromwell/Middletown)

Veterans Honored at Memorial Day Car Show

Though Mother Nature was determined to put a damper on Cromwell's Second Annual Memorial Day Car Show Friday, May 30, she graciously held the rain in check long enough for hundreds of visitors to pack the historic Main Street.

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Tue Jul 01, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Another Drug Arrest On Main Street In Manchester

The man's name was not immediately available, but he goes by the street name "Dawop," Sgt.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Connecticut Humane Society Receives Grant

The Connecticut Humane Society has received a grant in the amount of $5,000 from the John T. and Jane A. Wiederhold Foundation for the purchase of an autoclave for the Waterford facility's medical department and the Mobile Adoption Center .

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The Hartford Courant

Another Hartford Firefighter Declared Unfit For Duty Over Suspected Intoxication

A week after a Hartford firefighter was suspended following a string of suspected alcohol-related incidents, another Hartford firefighter was relieved of duty by his superiors Monday morning over suspicion of on-the-job intoxication, fire department sources said.

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The Hartford Courant

Unhappy Customer Threatens To Shoot Phone Store Workers, Police Say

A man who threatened to go to a Verizon Wireless store with a gun and kill everyone there faces charges after his weekend arrest, police said.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Raising The Kindergarten Age a " Help Or Harm For Children?

Rep. Michelle Cook tells a familiar story - of one child who started kindergarten in Connecticut as the youngest in the class, and another who started as one of the eldest.

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The Hartford Courant

Waterbury Man Charged With Shooting Upskirt Videos At Westfarms Mall

A Waterbury man faces 30 counts of voyeurism and one count of breach of peace after police say he was taking upskirt videos of women on Saturday at Westfarms mall.

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The Hartford Courant

Public Meeting Planned On Rock Cats Deal

The public will have an opportunity to weigh in on a proposal to build a baseball stadium just north of the city's downtown at a meeting Wednesday.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Some State Employees Receiving Raises Next Week

About 2,000 state employees will receive pay increases of 3 percent at the start of the new fiscal year next week.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Farmington Bank Presenting Sponsor Of Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open

Farmington Bank has made a multi-year commitment to be Presenting Sponsor of the region's premier veterans charity golf event, the Golden Kielbasa Veterans Open, signaling its ongoing commitment to serving area veterans and their families and ensuring the continued fund-raising success of the rapidly growing event.

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The Hartford Courant

Hamden Man Charged With Beating, Robbing Teen

An 18-year-old man has been charged with allegedly beating and robbing a 15-year-old in May, police said.

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The Hartford Courant

$50,000 Reward Offered For Information On 2011 New Haven Homicide

Albert Jenkins was shot and killed near Poor John's Pub on Middletown Avenue on May 21, 2011, police said.

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