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  • Ranking USS Connecticut Officer Relieved Of Duties

    Ranking USS Connecticut Officer Relieved Of Duties
    The No. 2 officer of the fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut was relieved of his duties Saturday "due to a loss of confidence in his ability to serve as executive officer," the Navy said in a written statement. Lt. Cmdr. Brett J. Sterneckert has...
  • Levy Hepburn, Martell In Groton

    Levy Hepburn, Martell In Groton
    This is “Bones” by Joan Levy Hepburn of Killingworth, one of three artists on exhibit at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, on the UConn Avery Point campus in Groton, from Saturday, March 8, until Saturday, April 19. The opening reception...
  • TED Combats School System Shortcomings One Club at a Time

    TED Combats School System Shortcomings One Club at a Time
    The lessons today’s educators choose to emphasize will be the lessons that either inspire or dampen our generation's intellectual curiosity.      So when English classes started teaching FCAT prep instead of self-expression, and math classes...
  • Wesleyan Finishes Upgrades To Microgrid, First In State Power Reliability Program

    Wesleyan Finishes Upgrades To Microgrid, First In State Power Reliability Program
    MIDDLETOWN — The head of Wesleyan University's physical plant on Tuesday walked into the small electrical switching station that links a more than a quarter of the campus's buildings to the electric grid. "If I flip this switch it goes dark," said...
  • Local doctor's new children's book promotes heart appreciation

    Local doctor's new children's book promotes heart appreciation
    A new children’s book by an Orlando physician is working its way into children’s hearts. “Your Amazing Heart,” (IHB Publishing) written by Dr. Edwin Lee is gearing up for its Amazon debut Feb.18. As part of National Heart...
  • 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....
  • Un clima cambiante: Tiempos extremos en el futuro

    Un clima cambiante: Tiempos extremos en el futuro
    Se espera que el cambio climático haga de Connecticut un lugar diferente con condiciones climatológicas más extremas, veranos más calientes y más precipitación, interrumpiendo el mundo natural que nos rodea y pruebe nuestra capacidad para responder y...
  • A Changing Climate: More Extreme Weather Ahead

     A Changing Climate: More Extreme Weather Ahead
    The changing climate is expected to make Connecticut a different place with more extreme weather, hotter summers and more precipitation, disrupting the natural world around us and testing our ability to respond and adapt. Some changes will be volatile...
  • Simsbury Facing 'Big' Problem: The Office Complex Left Behind

    Simsbury Facing 'Big' Problem: The Office Complex Left Behind
    From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group. Even from a distance there is no...
  • Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60

    Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60
    One of the proudest moments in state history occurred 60 years ago Tuesday, when the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, slid into the Thames River at Groton. The christening, by first lady Mamie Eisenhower, on Jan. 21, 1954,...
  • Regulated Industries Dominate The Year

    Regulated Industries Dominate The Year
    The fallout from the shootings in Newtown led to the year's most important business story: the gun control law that threw the state's historic firearms industry into turmoil. But for the most part, the biggest business and economic stories of the year...
  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...