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  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Local Grads Earn Windham Hospital Scholarship

    Willington resident Codi Bierce and Columbia's Nicole Moore are the recipients of the Auxiliary to Windham Hospital's Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship for 2014. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Anne L. Card who was a 50-plus year member of...
  • Save the date: 'Outlander' premieres Aug. 9

    Save the date: 'Outlander' premieres Aug. 9
    All the Heughligans and "Outlander" finally have their datebooks marked: Starz has announced its adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's book series will premiere 8 p.m. CT Aug. 9. In the story, WW II combat nurse Claire Randall gets swept back to 1743 Scotland,...
  • Royal Bank of Scotland to pay $150 million for misleading investors

    Royal Bank of Scotland to pay $150 million for misleading investors
    The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay more than $150 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations it deceived investors in a 2007 mortgage-backed security offering. The bank was accused of describing the mortgages as...
  • Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit

    Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit
    This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble. It won't be much of a surprise to learn that we're to blame. Perhaps it will lessen the guilt to know state and federal environmentalists — and a few conservation-...
  • Local Primaries Bring Out The Best And Worst

    On Tuesday there will be primary elections in 20 … excuse me, 21 towns here in … I beg your pardon, 22 towns. The official number kept changing last week because towns get so excited about these primaries that they forget to tell the...
  • Pictures in the News | February 11, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News | February 11, 2013...
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am
  • Museums Work to Credit the Individuals Behind Native American Artwork

    Museums Work to Credit the Individuals Behind Native American Artwork
    About two centuries ago, a Connecticut Paugussett woman wove a beautiful basket out of wood splints using the traditional method of local Native peoples. The basket was sold to a farm family, traveled to Ohio, eventually returned to this state and now...
  • The Journey of Angus MacLise, from Bridgeport to Nepal

    The Journey of Angus MacLise, from Bridgeport to Nepal
    Dreamweapon: The Art and Life of Angus MacLise (1938-1979) boo-horray.com If, as Brian Eno once suggested, everyone who bought a Velvet Underground album started a rock band, it stands to reason that the musicians who shaped that revolutionary sound...
  • News to use

    Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently: July 30 is the deadline to register to compete in the Epson World Shootout Underwater Photo Grand Prix. Both pro and amateur...
  • Why is Scotland Yard in London?

    Why is Scotland Yard in London?
    Of all the questions to arise out of the Rupert Murdoch hearings (including: Shaving foam? Really?) one of the more intriguing is why London calls its police force Scotland Yard. The parliamentary hearings on the phone hacking scandal are looking, in...
  • Xiangzhong 'Jerry' Yang dies at 49; leading researcher in cloning technology

    Xiangzhong 'Jerry' Yang dies at 49; leading researcher in cloning technology
    Xiangzhong "Jerry" Yang, who was born in poverty to a family of pig farmers in rural China but escaped to become a leading researcher in cloning technology, cloning the first farm animal in the U.S. and demonstrating the viability of such animals, died...