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  • As Osgood Shootout Grows, Community Benefits

    NEW BRITAIN — Roosevelt Lee, an Osgood Shootout fan-turned-Osgood Shootout participant, stepped off the court at New Britain High and walked outside, toward the line for barbecue food. As a trail of smoke from the grill raced past him, Lee was...
  • Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism

    Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism
    Joyce Kathan was a leader in the senior center movement in Connecticut, lobbied for seniors at the Capitol, was a pioneer in seeking greater options for women and worked hard to preserve the environment. Above all, she sought to get others involved in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: CT At Work Exhibition & Farm Work Festival

    Connecticut Landmarks is delighted to host the Smithsonian Institution's The Way We Worked exhibition at the Nathan Hale Homestead in Coventry. The exhibit is part of a year-long conversation about the past, present and future of work life in...
  • Foley And Professor Vying To Be Independent Party Nominee

    HARTFORD — The Independent Party is a deeply divided political group with no office, no money and little in the way of organizational muscle. Yet a battle is brewing for the right to run for governor on the minor party's ballot line....
  • 'Curiosity's Cats' editor recounts Mad Bomber research

    'Curiosity's Cats' editor recounts Mad Bomber research
    "I have let loose enough information in my letters it seems to isolate a grain of sand in a bucket." — From an anonymous letter George Metesky sent to a newspaper in 1956 As editor of "Curiosity's Cats: Writers on Research," I had asked...
  • Many Domestic Violence Restraining Orders Never Get Served

    HARTFORD — An estimated 40 percent of the restraining orders issued by New Haven judges in domestic violence cases between 2010 and 2011 never got served, according to information provided to a state task force Wednesday. Bridgeport's record of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Thomaston Savings Bank Supports The Boys And Girls Clubs

    Thomaston Savings Bank has continuously supported the Boys and Girls Clubs of America within the communities it serves through grants, donations, and employee volunteer efforts. The Bank is proud to support an organization which positively impacts so...
  • Jazz's Mario Pavone Draws On Boyhood Memories For His Sounds

    Jazz's Mario Pavone Draws On Boyhood Memories For His Sounds
    What the taste of a small rich cake called a madeleine was for triggering a famous flood of memories in French novelist Marcel Proust's classic "Remembrance of Things Past," the sound of the accordion is for the celebrated, Waterbury-born, avant-garde...
  • Nonprofit Receives $200,000 Grant to Aid Families Of Prisoners

    HARTFORD - When her daughter was incarcerated six years ago, Natalia Perez decided to move to Connecticut from Puerto Rico to take care of her grandchildren. Though their father has custody, Perez's granddaughter and grandson, now 7 and 9 years old,...
  • Upcoming Events: Historic House Tour, Heritage Walk, Garden Party Gala

    Upcoming Events: Historic House Tour, Heritage Walk, Garden Party Gala
    Simsbury SolarFest A SolarFest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury. Talk with experts on solar, geothermal and wind energy. Tour a live solar photovoltaic and solar thermal facility. Go...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Waterbury Regional Chamber Announces 2014 Malcolm Baldrige Community Award Winner & Chamber's Leadership & Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

    The Waterbury Regional Chamber announced that M. Catherine Smith of Middlebury, chairman of the board of the Mattatuck Museum for 12 notably accomplished years, vice president of the Elisha Leavenworth Foundation and president of the Fulton Park...
  • King Industries Expanding To Waterbury

    King Industries Inc., a manufacturer of specialty additives used in the aerospace, automotive and electronics industries, will close the transaction of purchasing a 10.75-acre industrial site at Waterbury Industrial Commons, Waterbury Mayor Neil M. O'...