Willimantic, Connecticut

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London, Connecticut New London and runs north to Norwich (Norwich (CT)) along the west bank of the Thames River (Thames River (Connecticut)). North of Norwich, it heads northwest going through Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) and Stafford (Stafford, Connecticut) before entering Massachusetts. '''WILI-FM''' (98.3 FM, "Hit Music i-98.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) format. Licensed to the village of Willimantic


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under the Ziesing Brothers imprint. He later published books by Philip K. Dick, Stephen King, Harlan Ellison, Howard Waldrop, Bruce Sterling, and Lucius Shepard, among others. In 1989 he returned to his home state, to Shingletown, California, where he and his wife Cindy continue to operate a catalog-based book selling business under the name Ziesing Books. Marvel history resumes After she bears her child, Sequoia (Sequoia (comics)), Quoi at the Appendix to the Handbook of the Marvel Universe she takes the name "Mandy Celestine" and lives with him for a year in Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut), Connecticut before handing him to his father's people and going into space with the Silver Surfer and battling the Elders of the Universe alongside the Surfer. ''Silver Surfer'' Vol. 3 #4-5 The Silver Surfer finds himself falling in love with Mantis. However, Mantis (whose body was now green and had begun to manifest new powers of invulnerability that allowed her to survive in space due to side-effects of her pregnancy) grows bitter with her life and the way she was forced to abandon her child. '''WILI-FM''' (98.3 FM, "Hit Music i-98.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) format. Licensed to the village of Willimantic, Connecticut, it serves eastern Connecticut. Willimantic is a village within the town of Windham, Connecticut. It is the sister station to WILI (WILI (AM)) 1400. The station is currently owned by Hall Communications. The studios are on Main Street in Willimantic, near the Willimantic Footbridge.


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average, more than 3% above most towns in the immediate area, and eclipsed only by cities in the state like Hartford, Bridgeport and New Haven. CTConfidential: "Find the unemployment rate for your Connecticut town" In 2002, ''The Hartford Courant'' ran a controversial investigative series called "Heroin Town" describing rampant heroin use in Willimantic


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, Connecticut. Milo Junction, now called Derby, was once the second largest railroad car shop and repair facility in New England. Built to service the Bangor and Aroostook Railroad, the facility developed into a company town with a 40-room hotel and stores. There were 72 identical employee houses arranged in four

rows along First and Second Streets. These uniformly-colored structures were sold by the railroad in 1959. Early life, education, and early political career Dodd was born in Willimantic, Connecticut. His parents were Grace Mary Dodd (née Murphy) and U.S. Senator Thomas Joseph Dodd (Thomas J. Dodd); all eight


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Theater Performing Arts High School * Charles H. Barrows STEM fields Academy * Natchaug School * North Windham School * Windham Center School * W.B. Sweeney School * St. Mary-St Joseph School In this college town are located Eastern Connecticut State University as well as the downtown campus of Quinebaug Valley Community College. Appearances in pop culture A 2003 ''60 Minutes'' story, featuring reporter Dan Rather, focused on Willimantic due to the use of heroin


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Willimantic Eastern Connecticut State University Variety - - WILI (WILI (AM)) 1400 AM Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) Nutmeg Broadcasting Co. (Hall Communications) News Talk Information - - WILI-FM 00 98.3 FM Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) Nutmeg Broadcasting Co. (Hall Communications) Pop Contemporary Hit Radio - birth_date January 8, 1947 birth_place Willimantic

London, Connecticut New London and runs north to Norwich (Norwich (CT)) along the west bank of the Thames River (Thames River (Connecticut)). North of Norwich, it heads northwest going through Willimantic (Willimantic, Connecticut) and Stafford (Stafford, Connecticut) before entering Massachusetts. '''WILI-FM''' (98.3 FM, "Hit Music i-98.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) format. Licensed to the village of Willimantic


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that Springfield, Massachusetts, and Willimantic, Connecticut, had also vied for the collection. "But on May 24, Scranton signed a contract to get it, pledging to raise $2 million to cover the cost of moving 40 ancient steam engines and 60 cars, few of which are operable, and to create a museum." On October 23, 1983, Steamtown sponsored its last Vermont excursion, using Canadian Pacific 1246 to pull a "dozen or so cars" on a '''WILI-FM''' (98.3 FM, "Hit Music i-98.3") is a radio station broadcasting a Top 40 (CHR) (Contemporary hit radio) format. Licensed to the village of Willimantic, Connecticut, it serves eastern Connecticut. Willimantic is a village within the town of Windham, Connecticut. It is the sister station to WILI (WILI (AM)) 1400. The station is currently owned by Hall Communications. The studios are on Main Street in Willimantic, near the Willimantic Footbridge.


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: produced by the Willimantic Victorian Neighborhood Association, are the first weekend in June and feature Home Tours, Victorian Teas, Trolley Tours, Art Shows, Museums, Concerts and special events. * Romantic Willimantic: Willimantic celebrates Valentine's Day as "Romantic Willimantic". Al Saba


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Department of Transportation publisher Ct.gov date accessdate 2013-04-29 Architecturally designed bridge, officially opened in June 2001. The landmark is adorned with eight foot high bronze frogs atop concrete thread spools, designed by Leo Jensen. The spools on the bridge represent Willimantic’s prominence in cotton thread and silk manufacturing. The frogs represent the legendary Windham Frog Fight of 1754.


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See also * Town of Windham, Connecticut * Willimantic Public Library * Windham Textile & History Museum * Windham Willimantic Chamber of Commerce * Garden Club * Windham Recreation Department * http

Willimantic, Connecticut

'''Willimantic''' is a village Principal Communities in Connecticut, Dept. of Economic and Community Development and census-designated place located in the town of Windham (Windham, Connecticut) in Windham County, Connecticut, United States. The population was at 17,737 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). It is home to Eastern Connecticut State University, as well as the Windham Textile and History Museum. Willimantic was incorporated as a city in 1893; the city was superseded in 1983 by the Willimantic Special Services District. It is also the birthplace of former U.S Senator Christopher Dodd of Connecticut.

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