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  • Expanding UConn Must Tap Fresh Water Supply

    Expanding UConn Must Tap Fresh Water Supply
    The University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield need additional reliable long-term sources of water. That's a well-documented fact, and one borne out by years of review and planning. But that's not because UConn isn't a good steward. On the...
  • Ex-Probation Officer Who Sexually Abused Boys Dies In Florida Prison

    Ex-Probation Officer Who Sexually Abused Boys Dies In Florida Prison
    Richard Straub, convicted of sexually assaulting 15 juvenile boys while serving as their state probation officer, died Jan. 4 in a Florida prison, correction officials said. State police spent months investigating Straub, 76, who was ultimately...
  • CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM: It's About A Love Of The Sport

    CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM: It's About A Love Of The Sport
    CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM-HEBRON CLASS: Junior COACH: Mark Logan ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Finished second at the State Open in 19:12, three seconds behind winner Brianna Lenehan of Norwich Free Academy. ... Was third in Class MM (20:06) and won the CCC...
  • Circle The Dates: HS Hockey Games Not To Miss

    South Windsor at Simsbury, Wednesday: Could be an early preview of how tight the CCC North figures to be. Conard at Notre Dame-Fairfield, Thursday: First-year coach Greg Raymer opens his tenure with Chieftains. Rocky Hill/Middletown/RHAM at...
  • Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?

    Should Children Be Allowed On Social Networking Sites?
      We asked students and teachers at Windham Center School how they felt about kids going on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It really comes down to safety versus freedom, meaning the freedom for kids to be on social networking sites...
  • Abuse Screening Could Save Young Lives

    Abuse Screening Could Save Young Lives
    Last year, 3-year-old Athena Angeles of Willimantic was brought to Windham Hospital with a serious head injury. She was treated and released to her mother's care and died several hours later after being beaten by the mother's boyfriend, authorities said....
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
  • Indoor Track: Top High School Athletes To Watch

    10 Male Athletes To Watch David Campbell, Bloomfield, Sr., 55 meters: Ran 6.68 last year in the State Open. Joe Crafa, Rocky Hill, Sr., 1,600/3,200 meters: Is running well after an up and down cross country season. Jared Delane, Northwest Catholic,...
  • ConnectiCare Becomes Second Insurer To Propose Rates For Public Exchange

    ConnectiCare Benefits Inc. submitted its proposed rates for individual and small-group health plans that will be sold starting in October on the state's public health exchange, Access Health CT, for coverage next year. ConnectiCare is proposing a base...
  • News of the Weird: Chocolate Toothpaste and 'Holy Crap' Cereal!

    News of the Weird: Chocolate Toothpaste and 'Holy Crap' Cereal!
    The Precocious Tots of Finland: A University of Kansas professor and two co-authors, in research in a forthcoming issue of the Journal of Finance, found that children age 10 and under substantially outperformed their parents in earnings from stock trading...
  • Harvard Pilgrim Wants To Compete In Connecticut's Health Insurance Market

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Inc. wants to break into the Connecticut health insurance market, taking on five large health-insurers that dominate the market, which is home turf for four of them — Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in...
  • CT Closeup: Windham

    CT Closeup: Windham
       HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Wymondham in Norfolk, England, the ancestral home of prominent early settlers.     ORIGINS: The area was settled in the 1680s when land was bequeathed by Mohican Sachem Chief Joshua to 16 men, most from Norwich. The...