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  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Fill Up The Rent With UConn Fans

    As a UConn football season ticket holder, I am constantly dismayed at the sold but unoccupied seats at Rentschler Field. Let's support our new coach and dedicated student athletes by filling those sold seats. Here's an idea: Season ticket holders who...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
  • Stanley Robinson Still On Court, But Not The Stage He Wants

    Stanley Robinson Still On Court, But Not The Stage He Wants
    KILLINGWORTH – It hasn't always been easy for Stanley Robinson, but the smile remains. He is surrounded by kids. The thumping sound of the basketball fills his ears. And his dream is alive. "I've got to get healthy, stay healthy," Robinson said...
  • Woodridge police reports: Shattered window, stolen gas, and more

    Woodridge police reports: Shattered window, stolen gas, and more
    The following items were taken from Woodridge police reports: A 32-year-old Lisle woman was arrested June 8 on battery charges after an incident at Thornton's Gas Station on 63rd Street. The rear window of a car parked in the 2400 block of Waterbury...
  • Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'

    Hartford Plans $60 Million Stadium; Rock Cats Owner Says 'Opportunity Couldn't Pass Up'
    HARTFORD — More than a year of secret talks culminated Wednesday on the steps of city hall as the mayor and the owner of the New Britain Rock Cats announced a deal to bring the minor league baseball team to Hartford. What had been whispered by...
  • Webster Financial Posts Higher Quarterly Profits

    The Waterbury-based parent of Webster Bank posted higher second-quarter profits Thursday, with strong loan growth, especially among business borrowers. Webster Financial Corp. said net income for the quarter ended June 30 was $45.2 million, or 50 cents a...
  • 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...
  • Pasadena: Mount Zion UMC welcomes new pastor

    Baltimore and Pittsburgh fans will be duly represented at Mount Zion United Methodist Church. Its new pastor grew up in Pennsylvania, making his hometown football team the Steelers. But his wife, the Rev. Denise Norfleet-Walker, is a die-hard Ravens fan....
  • Woodridge police reports: Wheels stolen, trespassing, and more

    Woodridge police reports: Wheels stolen, trespassing, and more
    The following items were taken from Woodridge police reports: A 51-year-old Naperville woman was arrested June 13 for driving under the influence of alcohol. A 47-year-old Bolingbrook man was arrested June 14 for driving under the influence of...
  • Postal Service Raising Fees For P.O. Boxes In Connecticut

    WASHINGTON —The cash-strapped U.S. Postal Service will raise fees on thousands of post office boxes rented to individuals and businesses in Connecticut, starting next month. The U.S. Postal Service, in a notice that will be posted in the Federal...
  • D-Day at 70: So Much Bravery, So Much Sacrifice

    The D-Day invasion, which happened 70 years ago June 6, was the biggest amphibious assault in history, involving more than 11,000 aircraft, 5,000 ships and 150,000 armed forces. A year in the planning, it was a great effort for a great cause: the...