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  Facts about topic: (Willimantic, Connecticut)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Willimantic is a census-designated place (additional info and facts about census-designated place) and city located in the town of Windham, Connecticut (additional info and facts about Windham, Connecticut) located in Windham County, Connecticut (additional info and facts about Windham County, Connecticut).
Willimantic is best known locally for its frog (Any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species) legend and for its illegal heroin (A narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush) trade.
The American Thread Company had a mill in Willimantic on the banks of the Willimantic River (additional info and facts about Willimantic River), and was at one time the largest employer in the state as well as one of the largest producers of thread in the world.
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 Willimantic, Connecticut - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Willimantic is a census-designated place and city located in the town of Windham, Connecticut located in Windham County, Connecticut.
The American Thread Company had a mill in Willimantic on the banks of the Willimantic River, and was at one time the largest employer in the state as well as one of the largest producers of thread in the world.
Willimantic is the home of the Willimantic foot bridge (established in 1907), which is the only foot bridge in the United States to connect two state highways, as well as crossing all three major forms of transportation (road, rail, and river).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Willimantic,_Connecticut   (897 words)

 America's Career InfoNet: Reading Room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
(2) 25% of the population of Willimantic is Hispanic.
Staff at the Willimantic Connecticut Works Center believe that their partnership has been successful partly because the dearth of resources has forced them to be flexible and creative.
Because the Willimantic center is relatively small, unlike all the larger Connecticut Works centers, there is no greeter position; rather there is an intake desk staffed by a person with knowledge of the range of services offered at the center.
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 Thread City - Home
Threadcity.org celebrates the rich history and heritage of Willimantic, northeastern Connecticut's major urban center, in pictures and text.
Discover why Willimantic is nicknamed the Thread City, and read about the local folklore concerning the emblematic frogs.
Willimantic's rural and urban attractiveness attracted photographers and artists to the city as it expanded in the postbellum period.
threadcity.org   (223 words)

 Willimantic --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
city and principal community in the town (township) of Windham, Windham county, east-central Connecticut, U.S., at the junction of the Willimantic and Natchaug rivers.
county, north-central Connecticut, U.S. It is bordered to the north by Massachusetts and consists of an upland region forested by hardwoods and white pines.
The county is drained by the Skungamaug, Willimantic, Fenton, and Hop rivers.
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 Willimantic, CT - Connecticut Florists, buy flowers from your local full service retail flower shops and florist ...
Willimantic, Connecticut Florists have been brought to you by Flower Shop Network, a directory of United States and Canadian florists.
It is vitally important that you provide Willimantic, Connecticut Florists with accurate, detailed information regarding the name and address of the person to whom you are sending flowers.
When placing an order for Delivery in Willimantic, Connecticut, it is usually wise to keep the order simple, the less specific you are in your request, the less room for error.
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 Willimantic, Connecticut CT, profile (Windham County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Connecticut > All counties > Windham County > Willimantic
Willimantic is at the junction of the Willimantic and Natchaug rivers
Median rent in Willimantic, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $477.
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 The Frog Bridge (Thread City Crossing, SR 661)
Willimantic's Frog Bridge, officially known as the Thread City Crossing, connects Routes 66 and 32 across the Willimantic River and a rail line.
In the mid-19th century several cotton mills along the Willimantic River were producing high-quality thread; and the suburbs on the south side needed better access to the borough on the north side.
This site is not affiliated with the State of Connecticut or the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
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 Willimantic Connecticut Real Estate
In Willimantic, the average home price is $200,000, while prices range from $142,000 to $415,000.
Windham is a community proud of its past as shown by the careful restoration of Willimantic, but also looking forward to the future as shown by its approach to land use and zoning.
The area in the vicinity of Willimantic was settled to take advantage of the river's water power for saw and grist mills.
www.relocate-america.com /states/CT/cities/willimantic.htm   (491 words)

 Willimantic and Sharon
Bev provided us with much information about Willimantic’s former mill populations and described the lives of workers when the mills were a center of bustling activity.
To my surprise, that Willimantic trade card is exactly the same as one produced by JP Coats which has only replaced the trade name for their own.
After seeing the website of the Sharon Historical Society in Sharon, Connecticut, we arranged to visit the museum with the idea of viewing the quilts in their collection and photographing some of them to share with you.
www.quiltersmuse.com /willimantic_and_sharon.htm   (2384 words)

 (Willimantic) Thread City History Articles by Tom Beardsley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
History of the Soda Water Industry in eastern Connecticut - This five part article explores the development of an American institution within the bucolic environment of northeastern Connecticut.
History of Windham - For well over 100 years, Willimantic, Connecticut was known worldwide as the Thread City.
Loomer Opera House - From 1879 until 1940, Willimantic had one of the finest theaters in the state.
www.threadcity.org /articles/index.asp   (585 words)

 Willimantic, Connecticut (CT) Relocation - Houses & Apartments - Schools, Jobs, Weather - For Sale & Rentals
This is the real estate and relocation resource that allows you to view homes for sale, search apartment rentals, get free moving quotes, find a job or obtain a low-interest mortgage home loan.
Population for Willimantic, CT (2000): 15,823 comprising 7,707 (48.7%) males and 8,116 (51.3%) females.
Your one-stop resource for Willimantic and Connecticut city guides, real estate for sale, apartments for rent, home loans, school reports, movers, roommates, jobs and other moving needs.
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 Willimantic Journal January 1861   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Willimantic Quadrille Band would respectfully announce, that they are now prepared to furnish Music for Balls, Parties, Festivals, Exhibitions, and all occasions where the services of Concert Instruments are required.
Their new stock of Music is very extensive, comprising the latest and most popular compositions of the most celebrated authors of the day, and cannot fail to please those who may favor the Band with their patronage.
TWJ Fri Jan 18, 1861: The Connecticut Register for 1861, has been published by Brown and Gross of Hartford, and is now ready for delivery.
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 Press Releases
KNIGHT is scheduled to be sentenced by United States District Judge Mark R. Kravitz in New Haven on December 20 at 2pm, at which time she faces a maximum term of imprisonment of 30 years and a fine of up to $2,000,000.
ERIC ORENGO, age 18 (dob 11/28/86), of Willimantic, pleaded guilty on September 29 before United States Magistrate Judge William I. Garfinkel in Bridgeport to use of a telephone to facilitate the distribution of heroin.
This investigation is a collaborative effort of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Willimantic Police Department, the States Attorney’s Office for the Judicial District of Windham and the United States Attorney’s Office.
www.usdoj.gov /usao/ct/Press2005/20051007-1.html   (666 words)

 Press Releases
Kevin J. O’Connor, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut, today announced that on August 2, 2005, a federal grand jury sitting in New Haven returned a 10-count Indictment charging 25 individuals with various narcotics offenses involving the distribution of heroin in and around Willimantic, Connecticut.
The FBI’s Northern Connecticut Violent Crime Gang Task Force, working closely with the Willimantic Police Department, began a wiretap investigation of Roman in April 2005, and a wiretap investigation of Casiano in May 2005.
In Connecticut, the FBI continued its wiretap investigation despite the Cleveland and Chicago takedowns.
www.usdoj.gov /usao/ct/Press2005/20050805.html   (1592 words)

Willimantic, CT (December 20, 2005) – Savings Institute Bank and Trust Vice President, William E. Anderson, Jr., has announced that the Bank’s Dayville Office will be moving to a new location.
Willimantic, CT (July 28, 2005) – The SI Financial Group Foundation, Inc. is welcoming grant applications through September 30, 2005, from nonprofit organizations...
Willimantic, CT (July 28, 2005) – The SI Financial Group Foundation, Inc. is welcoming grant applications through September 30, 2005, from nonprofit organizations (those recognized by the IRS as a 501(c)(3) organization or a municipality), as it prepares to award grants in December.
www.savingsinstitute.com /Pages/News.htm   (6990 words)

 Willimantic/Windham, Connecticut - Giant Frogs in Willimantic
It seems the horrible noises were not caused by "local savages" or God above, but by a whole mess of frogs who had finally reached a breaking point when their elbow room was reduced to nearly nothing.
By the way, during the winter holiday season, the frogs are dressed for the cold with beautiful red scarves.
Giant statues of frogs sit atop spools of "thread" on the entrance to the town bridge, in Willamantic, CT. Attesting to the thread industry, and frog "incident" during the time of the early settlers.
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 Air Line Rail Trail - history
Charles Alsop of Middletown, Connecticut was the first president, and he had already secured the rights for a railroad between his home city and the town of Berlin, Connecticut.
Not wanting to lose passengers on their ships to the faster rail line, they influenced the Connecticut legislature to block the permitting of a bridge at Middletown by citing that it would be a danger to marine traffic.
The portion of the Airline from East Hampton east to Willimantic, from Willimantic to Putnam, and in Thompson were placed under the control of the Department of Environmental Protection.
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 Find Churches in Willimantic Connecticut - FlockFinder.com
For some time, churches in Connecticut have been pressured to get a "church website" hoping it would be an effective tool and a way to promote church growth.
Churches in Willimantic Connecticut might be surprised at the number of people who are looking for a church in their area.
Lots of churches in Connecticut don't know the frustrations Christians are facing weekly with trying to find good churches to attend.
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 Willimantic, Connecticut - Real Estate, Homes, Property, Commercial   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you are thinking about moving to Willimantic, we can help you find a home, condo, luxury property or other real estate offered for sale.
You can preview other Cities in Connecticut by visiting the ConnecticutWebPage or any other State or city at the UnitedStatesWebPage.
NEW CAREER CANDIDATES: A career in real estate can be one of the most rewarding jobs, not only financially, but in terms of the challenges, growth and of course the opportunity to meet people and assist them with one of their most important economic decisions...
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 Windham Middle School - Willimantic, Connecticut / CT - school information
In 2004-2005 Connecticut used the Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) to test students' skills in reading, writing and math in grades 4, 6 and 8.
The CMT is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Connecticut.
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 Willimantic - Connecticut Homes For Sale   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Willimantic Connecticut Weather Local Radar Forecast from Find Local Weather - Get Willimantic Radar Weather
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 News from DEA, Domestic Field Divisions, Boston News Releases, 01/22/03   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As a result of this investigation 5,552 bags of heroin packaged for street level sale, 6 ounces of cocaine and over $3,000 in cash was seized.
It is anticipated that the increased enforcement efforts will make an immediate impact on the Willimantic area and information obtained as a direct result of these arrests will prove helpful in these efforts.
The case was investigated by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration, Connecticut State Police and the Willimantic Police Department.
www.dea.gov /pubs/states/newsrel/boston012203.html   (153 words)

 Willimantic, Connecticut, Outdoors Recreation
Quinebaug River, Connecticut, Below Route 6, 6 miles away, class III, 0.5 miles long.
Salmon River, Connecticut, Old Route 2 to covered bridge at Highway 16, 35 miles away, class II, 4.6 miles long.
Connecticut River, Massachusetts, Holyoke, 48 miles away, class -blank-, 2 miles long.
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 Willimantic Chronicle - newspaper in Willimantic, Connecticut USA covering Willimantic local news at Mondo Times
Willimantic Chronicle is a newspaper in Willimantic, Connecticut, USA covering general news.
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 CSC: Facility List - Willimantic
BANM notice of intent to modify an existing telecommunications facility located at 349 Mountain Rd., Willimantic.
EM-ECSU-163-010522 - Eastern Connecticut State University notice of intent to modify an existing telecommunications facility located at 83 Windham Street, Willimantic, Connecticut.
Southwestern Bell Mobile Systems, LLC notice of intent to modify an existing telecommunications facility located at Eastern Connecticut State University, Eastern Drive, Willimantic, Connecticut.
www.ct.gov /csc/cwp/view.asp?a=949&Q=248114   (194 words)

 Willimantic Directions : Connecticut : New England Region : AFSC
Go a mile or so until you see Main Street blocked—that is the beginning of the festival.
I-395 south from Mass Pike or Worcester to Route 6 exit in Danielson, CT.
Park and ask anyone where the Willimantic Coop is.
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