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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 $239,900 which is roughly $138/per square foot. More Portland information.

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19 hrs ago | 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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22 hrs ago | 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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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: College Student And Staff Honored For Community Service

Six college students, student groups and faculty and staff have been selected by the Connecticut Commission on Community Service and Office of Higher Education to receive 2014 Higher Education Community Service Awards.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Enfield Rotary Cinco K Mayo 5K Run/Walk Is May 3 In Enfield

The Rotary Club of Enfield will hold its third annual Cinco K Mayo 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, May 3 at 9 a.m. on Moody Road in Enfield near Enrico Fermi High School.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Woman Charged With Prostitution In Manchester

Darlene Court, 44, was charged with conspiracy to commit prostitution, possession of marijuana, being a fugitive from justice and failure to appear in court.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Hoffmann Architects Announces Promotion

Hoffmann Architects, an architecture and engineering firm specializing in the rehabilitation of building exteriors, announces the promotion of a member of the technical staff.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: Quinnipiac University To Launch New Online Master's Program In Instructional Design

Quinnipiac University 's School of Education will introduce a new master of science in instructional design program in fall 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Hartford Courant

Catholic Reform Group Find Promise In Pope Francis

If he had been asked two years ago what the Roman Catholic Church needed, Voice of The Faithful President Mark Mullaney would have replied, a pope in the mold of reformer John XXIII.

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The Hartford Courant

Reader Submitted: FarmStart Program Approves 125th Investment

Kevin, Lauren and their daughter, Ada, McKinzey, of McKinzey Farm, at their sheep dairy in Trumansburg, N.Y., with their FarmStart advisor, Jess May, of Farm Credit East's Cortland, N.Y. branch office.

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