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  • Lady Tomahawks Just Miss Perfect Season

    Lady Tomahawks Just Miss Perfect Season
    The Glastonbury girls’ lacrosse team had a tremendous season that just came up one game short, as the Tomahawks lost to the Darien Blue Wave, 13-9 in the state Class L finals on June 14. After a perfect 16-0 regular season, the Tomahawks were...
  • Downers Grove police investigate armed robberies

     Downers Grove police investigate armed robberies
    Downers Grove police are investigating an armed robbery and an attempted armed robbery that occurred over the weekend, officials said. The first incident occurred Saturday at the Sybaris Pool Suites, said Lt. Michael Willison, a police spokesman. The...
  • Darien plans farmers market starting June 11

     Darien plans farmers market starting June 11
    A new farmers market is coming to Darien this spring. Tim O'Brien, Darien Park District fitness center/athletic superintendent, said the district believes Darien should have a market like many neighboring communities. "The market is not just going to...
  • Citadel marks 1st global hedge fund to raise funds in China

    Citadel marks 1st global hedge fund to raise funds in China
    Citadel, led by billionaire Ken Griffin, became the first international hedge fund to complete yuan fundraising from Chinese wealthy individuals and companies through a local unit. Citadel (Shanghai) Foreign Investment won regulatory approval for...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...
  • Full list of McAuliffe's University board appointments

    We focused on board of visitors appointments at Christopher Newport University here, but here's full list of Gov. Terry McAuliffe's appointments. Just a cut and paste from the governor's announcement yesterday. There are a number of notables....
  • CT Mom Builds Video Game To Combat ADHD

    CT Mom Builds Video Game To Combat ADHD
    Darien mom, Candice Hughes, has launched a campaign on Indiegogo to make her idea a reality.  This neuroscientist and entrepreneur has developed a video game for teens and tweens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).   The game is...
  • 'Bombogenesis' Scary, But It Beats Politics

    Can we take a little break from the relentless, pounding headache that is state politics and speak instead of snow? I have several agenda items: No. 1. Should snowstorms have names? The notion that last Tuesday night's storm was named Chester rests...
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Former Tiffany & Co. executive gets prison term for jewelry theft

    Former Tiffany & Co. executive gets prison term for jewelry theft
    A former executive with Tiffany & Co. has been sentenced to one year in federal prison for stealing jewelry worth $2.1 million from her employer and selling it. Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun, who worked 25 years at Tiffany and became its vice president of...
  • Concerts

      **************** March 10, 2014 - Burbank, CA - Multi-platinum, Grammy-nominated bands Goo Goo Dolls and Daughtry will hit the road in June for an extensive summer amphitheatre and arena tour. Also on the bill, performing an acoustic set, are...