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  • Despite Health Obstacles, Couple Finds Love, Togetherness

    Muffi Lavigne and Chris Plum are talking with their voices, but their hands are having a conversation of their own. Chris' hand takes the shape of a dome when he reaches out and places it over Muffi's. When he starts talking about his past, Muffi's...
  • Worth the trip: Seoul Sassy fried chicken at Crisp

    Worth the trip: Seoul Sassy fried chicken at Crisp
    Crisp 2940 N. Broadway 773-697-7610 Food writers love to compare delicious food to crack cocaine--I've done it at least 50 times myself--but it turns out we had it all wrong. A recent study at Connecticut College demonstrated that lab rats preferred...
  • Our Picks: 5 Mother's Day Events in Southeastern CT

    Our Picks: 5 Mother's Day Events in Southeastern CT
    Connecticut College Arboretum Mother's Day Plant Sale: May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, (860) 439-5060, arboretum.conncoll.edu. Free Outing for Moms: May 11-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Moms free with paid kids' $21.95...
  • Oreos as addictive as cocaine: How to kick your addiction

    Oreos as addictive as cocaine: How to kick your addiction
    It should come as no surprise to anyone that Oreo cookies were found to be as addictive as cocaine in a recent study. Our bodies are wired to like sugary, fatty foods, but it's not a habit that can't be kicked, according to New York City Dr. Timothy...
  • Oreo cookies can be as addictive as cocaine

    Oreo cookies can be as addictive as cocaine
    The next time you get a mad craving to eat an entire bag of Oreos in one sitting, just blame it on your brain chemistry. Turns out there's a real, scientific reason behind your love for sugary, fatty foods. Researchers at Connecticut College in New London...
  • A Writer's Vacation With Wally Lamb On The Amalfi Coast

    A Writer's Vacation With Wally Lamb On The Amalfi Coast
    PRAIANO, ITALY — I first met bestselling author Connecticut's Wally Lamb on Nov. 9, 2012. I'd never read his work, was trying to write fiction of my own when I learned he was coming to the Mystic Arts Café to read from his forthcoming novel, "We Are...
  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal. But is it fair? There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
  • Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework

    Irreconcilable differences at the end of the day: Men, women and housework
    Men, it's your health and happiness or hers. Women, it's your health and happiness or his. At the end of the day, if there's housework to be done (and there's always housework to be done) and you’re both employed (as almost 52% of married couples...
  • Wednesday's college roundup (baseball, tennis, sailing): ODU's Hald, W&M's Billbrough named CAA co-Pitchers of Year; ODU women lead sailing nationals

    At the Colonial Athletic Association baseball banquet Wednesday night, Old Dominion’s Kyle Hald and William and Mary’s Logan Billbrough, both seniors, were named the conference's co-Pitchers of the Year. ODU shortstop Josh Wright and reliever...
  • How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot

    How Much To Get Your Name On A College Building? A Lot
    From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly. Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
  • Rachel Jett To Head National Theatre Institute at Waterford's O'Neill Center

    Rachel Jett To Head National Theatre Institute at Waterford's O'Neill Center
    Rachel Jett to lead the National Theater Institute (NTI), the accredited program for college students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center at Waterford as its new artistic director. Jett will provide oversight and vision for the program, teach in the...