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  • Concert rocks the Colchester Town Green

    The lyrics of Grand Funk's "We're An American Band" echoed across the Colchester Town Green on the evening of Thursday, July 17, during a performance by IN DEEP, a Connecticut classic rock and roll band. An audience of local residents and visitors from...
  • Connecticut Restaurants Honored With Wine Spectator Awards

    Connecticut Restaurants Honored With Wine Spectator Awards
    Several Connecticut restaurants boast some of the world's best wine lists, according to Wine Spectator. The magazine has bestowed its 2014 Restaurant Awards upon more than two dozen eateries across the state, taking into account the size and quality of...
  • Bully Busters spearhead 'buddy bench' project

    A new bright spot will appear in elementary schools throughout the Norwich area this fall, thanks to Bully Busters of Norwich. The youth organization is spearheading a project to build, paint and install "buddy benches" in area schools, as a safe haven...
  • Orlando City signs Harrison Heath, son of coach Adrian Heath

    Orlando City signs Harrison Heath, son of coach Adrian Heath
    Orlando City is making it a family affair. The Lions announced Thursday the signing of 18-year-old Harrison Heath, the son of Orlando City coach Adrian Heath. The midfielder is eligible for selection in tonight's match against Sacramento Republic F.C....
  • 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...
  • Kids eat free in Sprague thanks to summer meal program

    Sprague is the newest site for a daily meal program that offers free breakfast and lunch throughout the summer for children and teenagers up to age 18. End Hunger Connecticut! has expanded the summer meal program it has long offered to Norwich kids to...
  • Putin Should Bring His Skates To Norwich

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and I have something in common: We both play senior hockey. I hasten to note that the similarities end there. I have been smacking a vulcanized rubber disc around for 60 of my 64 years. Putin, 61, took it up several...
  • Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill

    Investor Revives Closed Warren of Stafford Textile Mill
    Warren of Stafford, a textile mill that ended 160 years of production in December, plans to restart its looms within 10 days. Thursday, American Woolen Co. announced it would buy the mill complex from Loro Piana, an Italian luxury cashmere and wool...
  • Academy Of The Holy Family Softball Makes State Championship Tournament

    Academy Of The Holy Family Softball Makes State Championship Tournament
    It was a serious schedule conflict for the seniors on the Academy of the Holy Family softball team, but the best kind possible: their first game in the state championship tournament was slated for the same day as commencement. “It’s going to...
  • Good Chance To Save Seaside After All

    Good Chance To Save Seaside After All
    The main building at the former Seaside Regional Center in Waterford is one of a kind, a haunting historic structure, an architectural response to a 1930s medical challenge. It was built as a sanitarium for children with tuberculosis, the first facility...
  • Virginia Peninsula pair trying to make it big in New York-Penn League

    Virginia Peninsula pair trying to make it big in New York-Penn League
    The competition is strong and the weather ideal, but neither Austin Chrismon nor Terrell Joyce saw themselves in Troy, N.Y., playing for the Tri-City ValleyCats. Yet for each, it's part of a process, one that has taken them 850 miles from home to the...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...