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  • Regional Digest: Hartford Wins On Simms' Goal

    Junior forward Javoni Simms scored 1:13 into the game and the Hartford men's soccer team went on to defeat Villanova 1-0 Saturday night at Al-Marzook Field in West Hartford. Dribbling down the right sideline, Simms dodged a defender and sent a low shot...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Steeplechase Champ On His Final Laps

    NEW LONDON — Michael LeDuc's Connecticut College track teammates were huddled around the computer the night of April 24, watching a live feed of LeDuc competing in the steeplechase at the Penn Relays in Philadelphia. The announcers, his teammates...
  • New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background

    New head of NAACP, a relative unknown, has deep civil rights background
    He'd been leader of a New Jersey social justice organization since 2008, making inroads on housing and employment issues, when Cornell Brooks, a soft-spoken lawyer and minister, got an opportunity he didn't see coming. The NAACP, a national...
  • 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...
  • Civil rights nominee known for 'Sesame Street,' liberal legal causes

    Civil rights nominee known for 'Sesame Street,' liberal legal causes
    WASHINGTON — Debo Adegbile, President Obama's nominee to lead the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, attributes much of his success as an attorney to a nine-year stint as a child actor on "Sesame Street" in the 1970s. The unusual resume...
  • Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?

    Why Use A Tent Shaped Like A Pringle?
    WINDSOR — The year 2003 must have seemed like a disaster for Stephen McKay at the time. First, the tent at SummerWind performing arts center, which he led, collapsed during a snowstorm in the off-season. The organization set up a dramatic and...
  • Fall Star Gazing at Connecticut College Olin Observatory

    Fall Star Gazing at Connecticut College Olin Observatory
    There's something about a clear night sky in the crisp autumn air that makes the stars look that much more magical. Or at least we think so. Visit the annual Fall Star Gazing event up at Connecticut College's Olin Observatory in New London on Sat., Nov....
  • Anne Arundel dance company has spring in its step for silver anniversary

    Anne Arundel dance company has spring in its step for silver anniversary
    Founder and artistic director Lynda P. Fitzgerald has announced the celebration of the AACC Dance Company's 25th anniversary at the Arnold campus. The silver anniversary celebration will run Dec. 5-7, with three performances of the show "Flying by the...