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  • KHS field hockey focuses on fundamentals, hard work

    Killingly High School field hockey coach Souki Syharat had his players gather round him on the practice field on Aug. 27. It was the team's fourth practice and Syharat was concentrating on fundamentals. He beckoned Teegan Waggoner forward to help him...
  • New London Board Votes Against Giving Contract To Carter

    New London Board Votes Against Giving Contract To Carter
    NEW LONDON — The board of education Thursday night voted 6-0 against entering into a contract with Terrence Carter, whom it had previously named the district's new superintendent. Carter, a highly touted Chicago school administrator, was selected...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus Auditions

    The Eastern Connecticut Symphony Chorus will hold auditions on Wednesday, Sept. 3, at the auditorium in Leamy Hall, U.S. Coast Guard Academy. Interested singers should contact ECSC President Kathy Walburn at ecscpresident@gmail.com to reserve an...
  • Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...
  • School Control Belongs In Elected Board's Hands

    Publicly elected school boards — imperfect as they may be — play a crucial role in democratic education. If board members fail to do what's right, they can be voted out. The controversy surrounding the superintendent search in New London,...
  • 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...
  • Regional Digest: Edgewood LL Wins In Senior League Series

    Edgewood LL Wins Edgewood Little League of Bristol defeated Europe-Africa 1-0 in pool play Monday in the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. Brady Burney allowed four hits and struck out four in eight innings. Ben Mazzone drove in the only run...
  • School Chief Candidate, Now In Trouble, Once Rode High On National School-Reform Tide

     School Chief Candidate, Now In Trouble, Once Rode High On National School-Reform Tide
    Terrence P. Carter's chances of becoming New London's superintendent of schools seem remote, now that newspaper disclosures have sparked an investigation into whether he misrepresented his education credentials in past years and copied others' published...
  • Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers

    Avon Theater Group Dedicates Performance To AIDS Researchers
    AVON — A student production this weekend of the musical, "Rent: School Edition," which chronicles the stuggles of young musicians and artists in New York City, will be dedicated to the memory of the AIDS researchers who died when a Malaysian...
  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    Why, this is very midsummer madness. —Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4 There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August. Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
  • How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation

    How I Made It: Anita L. DeFrantz, president of the LA84 Foundation
    The gig: Olympic medalist Anita L. DeFrantz, 61, is president and a director of the LA84 Foundation, the charitable organization that runs off an endowment of surplus funds from the Los Angeles Olympic Games. In the three decades since those games, LA84...