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  • Connecticut Was Once Host To A Hall Of Fame 'Battle Of Sexes'

    Long before the Brakettes and Bluefish brought baseball and softball together in a competition, Connecticut hosted a battle of Hall of Famers as Ted Williams, considered by many to be the gratest hitter that ever lived, faced off against Joan Joyce,...
  • Cheeseburger Display Back At Big Steve's In Plainville

    Cheeseburger Display Back At Big Steve's In Plainville
    PLAINVILLE — The large cheeseburger display stolen in late June has been returned to Big Steve's Grill on Whiting Street. Robin Andrikis, ┬áthe wife of restaurant owner Big Steve Andrikis, said they got the burger display back on Wednesday night...
  • UConn's Rodney Purvis Set To Show Huskies What He's Got

    UConn's Rodney Purvis Set To Show Huskies What He's Got
    WATERBURY — Rodney Purvis couldn't put on the UConn jersey and play in games last season, so he had to make each behind-the-scenes moment count. Late at night, sometimes after midnight, he and Ryan Boatright would walk back to Gampel Pavilion, turn...
  • Hearing Set In Wrongly Imprisoned Man's Case

    Hearing Set In Wrongly Imprisoned Man's Case
    In a first-of-its-kind hearing in Connecticut, an innocent man seeking up to $8 million in compensation from the state will testify at the Capitol later this month about the 21 years that he lost while locked up for a rape and murder he did not commit....
  • LeBron Discussion Reaches Hartford

    LeBron Discussion Reaches Hartford
    WATERBURY – Wherever the basketball is bouncing right now, it seems like there is one unavoidable topic: LeBron James and his decision to go back to Cleveland. "I think a lot of people in the NBA, the commentators, are happy he chose to do that &#...
  • Open Beaches To The Public

    The state needs to buy up more beaches along Long Island Sound for people to use. I moved to Trumbull from Waterbury last year. Last week, my wife and I went to a town-owned beach in Fairfield. We had to pay $20. The worker told us that it cost $50 on...
  • Greater Hartford Pro-Am: A.T. All-Stars Win Pro-Am Debut

    WATERBURY — When Vin Baker wanted to play in the Greater Hartford Pro-Am summer basketball showcase in 2005, an exception was made for the former Hartford Hawk and then-NBA player to start a team of his own even though the league was halfway through...
  • UConn Soccer Great Pedro DeBrito, 55, Dies After Car Crash

    UConn Soccer Great Pedro DeBrito, 55, Dies After Car Crash
    Pedro DeBrito, a striker on the UConn soccer national championship team in 1981 and the rookie of the year in the North American Soccer League in 1982, died Saturday from injuries sustained in a car accident in Miami two days earlier. He was 55. DeBrito,...
  • Former Southington School To Be Sold For $200,000

    SOUTHINGTON — A century-old brick school that has been vacant since 2012 is being sold to local developer Florian Properties for $200,000. The former Beecher Street School, more recently used as the school system's central office, will be renovated...
  • On Any Given Night ...

    The pro-am summer basketball league, once in Hartford and now in Waterbury, offers a lively blend of basketball and on any given night you might just see a bunch of familiar faces and surprise guests. Last season's championship series: Harte Nissan swept...
  • McKinney Cleared For Public Financing

    HARTFORD — As expected, the State Elections Enforcement Commission on Wednesday approved Republican gubernatorial candidate John McKinney's application to participate in Connecticut's public campaign financing program. "Our campaign has gained...
  • Open House Showcases Benefits, Services Of Plainville-Southington Health District

    SOUTHINGTON — Clean water, Safe foods. No smallpox. Who should residents thank for these benefits? Consider something most folks never notice: the public health system. That was the underlying message Wednesday when the Plainville-Southington...