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  • A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses

    A Silent Culture of Acceptance Surrounds the Use of ADHD Drugs on Campuses
    Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it. That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
  • Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings

    Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
  • Friday's 11/23 local schedule (updated Wed. AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball William and Mary at Wake Forest, 7 Hampton vs. Wofford (at Trask Coliseum in Wilmington, N.C.), 2 ECSU Viking Thanksgiving Classic (in Elizabeth City, N.C.): Apprentice vs. Claflin, 6 Bluefield at Elizabeth City State, 8...
  • Saturday's 11/24 local schedule (updated Friday AM)

    COLLEGES Men’s basketball Norfolk State at Eastern Kentucky, 7 Old Dominion at Murray State, 8 CNU Invitational first round (in Freeman Center): John Carroll (Ohio) vs. Birmingham-Southern, 2 Wesley at Christopher Newport, 4 ECSU Viking Thanksgiving...
  • A Tribute to Rev. Collin Bennett Takes Place on Nov. 10 in Hartford

    A Tribute to Rev. Collin Bennett Takes Place on Nov. 10 in Hartford
    The Reverend Bennett, who died in 1998, was a leader in Hartford’s West Indian community. Bennett helped spur business growth in the North End, fostering connections between scholars and students in Jamaica and Connecticut. On November 10, the...
  • CT Closeup: Windham

    CT Closeup: Windham
       HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Wymondham in Norfolk, England, the ancestral home of prominent early settlers.     ORIGINS: The area was settled in the 1680s when land was bequeathed by Mohican Sachem Chief Joshua to 16 men, most from Norwich. The...
  • Connecticut Builders Craft Interesting and Unusual Musical Instruments

    Connecticut Builders Craft Interesting and Unusual Musical Instruments
    You're shopping for a new guitar, but you don't want to buy something off the rack at Guitar Center. Or there's a budding harpist in your house, but unloading $4,000 for a new instrument isn't an option. Look no further than the state of Connecticut,...
  • About Bob Englehart

    Bob Englehart was born November 7, 1945 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Influenced by children's book illustrators Tibor Gergely and H.A. Rey, he determined early in life to be an artist. Later, as a teenager, Bill Mauldin, Norman Rockwell, and the illustrators...
  • Hampton Roads African American Hall of Fame to induct 13, including Mourning

    Alonzo Mourning, a 2000 Olympic gold medalist, seven –time NBA All-Star and a member of the 2006 NBA champion Miami Heat, and five athletes from the peninsula Terry Kirby, Lisa Rice, Chris Slade, Ron Springs, and Walt "Fuzzy" Ward headline the list of...
  • Novel Approach: Author Salman Rushdie at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic

    Novel Approach:  Author Salman Rushdie at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic
    Indian-British novelist Salman Rushdie (pictured) will appear at Eastern Connecticut State University to kick off the college's Annual Arts and Lecture Series. He has led an illustrious, nearly forty-year-long career in literature, which recently hit a...
  • Mega-Sale At Japanalia, Free La Perla Gift Card, Taste Of Hartford

    Mega-Sale At Japanalia, Free La Perla Gift Card, Taste Of Hartford
    On Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Jan. 21 to 23, in Hartford, Japanalia cleans house at its biannual mega-sale. The event features samples, one-of-a-kind items, overstocks and irregulars at 50 to 80 percent off. Payment is by cash or check only. Hours are...