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  • One City's Story: Family Ties, Invention Made New Britain The Hardware Capital

    One City's Story: Family Ties, Invention Made New Britain The Hardware Capital
    A 1948 chamber of commerce booklet with a plain brown cover and a simple title, "New Britain, An Industrial City," paints a remarkable story. In that postwar year, even after some shaking out, there were still nine great hardware companies operating...
  • Manchester Group Home Task Force Agrees On Key Points

    Manchester Group Home Task Force Agrees On Key Points
    MANCHESTER — Focusing on what town leaders have called the unfair burden of state facilities in town, a task force has agreed on some key issues to be addressed. Appointed by Mayor Jay Moran, the group was formed after the board of directors...
  • UConn 81, Central Connecticut 48: Wrapping Things Up From The XL Center

    HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford. UConn played five games of...
  • Ferguson Isn't Far Off To CCSU Students

    Ferguson Isn't Far Off To CCSU Students
    As I write this, I'm going over Monday's lecture for the class I teach at Central Connecticut State University. In the wake of Ferguson, I'm going to take a bucket to class and set it down front. I'll hand out pieces of paper to my students, ask them to...
  • Fairfield's Gilbert Has Game-High 17 In Loss To Rider

    Men's Basketball Fairfield's Marcus Gilbert had a game-high 17 points, but it wasn't enough Monday night against Rider, which beat the Stags 62-46 at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. Amadou Sidibe added 12 points and 15 rebounds for the Stags (4-10, 2-2...
  • Botanic gardens talk bridges centuries and continents

    A presentation by the author of "Garden Tourism," Dr. Richard Benfield, took his audience on a journey across centuries and continents – including a monastery garden at the Abbey of St. Gall in Switzerland dating back to 810 A.D., "The Eden Project"...
  • Learning Higher

    Learning Higher
    Full disclosure: I once taught an editorial cartooning and comic strip course at Eastern Connecticut State University for one semester. A few years after that I gave the commencement address for Central Connecticut State University at what was then called...
  • Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion

    Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion
    Seventy-three years ago, the USS Reuben James was sunk by a German submarine. What was unusual about the sinking was that it occurred before Germany declared war on the United States. The circumstances surrounding the loss have modern connections as the...
  • Board Gets Advice On Plans For State Retirement Savings Program

    NEW BRITAIN — Of all retirees who receive Social Security, 26 percent are living on those checks alone. A state Retirement Security Board, made up of private sector employees and state and union officials, is trying to make sure that doesn't...
  • For Young Lovers, A Stairwell To Remember At Manchester High

    For Young Lovers, A Stairwell To Remember At Manchester High
    MANCHESTER — To Graysha Chinea and just about every other Manchester High School student past and present, it's just another stairwell — brick walls, grey paint, exposed pipes — functional and insignificant. But this small corner of...
  • Cheshire High Running Back Yamin: 2,339 Yards And Counting

    Cheshire High Running Back Yamin: 2,339 Yards And Counting
    Cheshire running back Andrew Yamin can beat would-be tacklers with his strength and quickness, sort of a double dose of woe for a foe. Yamin leads the state with 2,339 rushing yards. At 5–foot-11, 205 pounds, he has rushed for 31 touchdowns. "A...