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  • Strong Bacon Academy fencing team has lots of experience

    Michael Vinickas, coach of Bacon Academy's fencing team, said that there are about 18 students fencing competitively in total for the 2014-2015 season, with about half on the varsity level and half on JV. The team is one-third girls, with six competing...
  • Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social Worker

    Sandra Werkheiser, a psychiatric social worker and therapist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Nov. 13. She was 80. Werkheiser, who was born in Philadelphia, moved to Manchester in 1959 with her husband, Richard. When she was younger, Werkheiser's...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hokies' Fuller named second-team All-America; Mark Reynolds to join Cardinals

    COLLEGES: Football: Virginia Tech sophomore cornerback Kendall Fuller was named a second-team All-American by USA Today and Walter Camp after amassing 50 tackles, breaking up 14 passes and returning an interception for a touchdown. Women’s...
  • Hartford Men End Losing Streak

    WORCESTER — Senior forward Mark Nwakamma dominated the second half as the Hartford men upended Holy Cross, 79-61 at the Hart Center Tuesday night. Nineteen of Nwakamma's career-high 29 points came in the second half as the Hawks blew open a six-...
  • Wylie School welcomes visitors to festive open house

    Voluntown's historic one-room Wylie School may no longer be the scene of spelling bees and arithmetic tests, but Christmas came to the structure this year, thanks to the Voluntown Historical Society. Festooned with red and green paper chains and cut-paper...
  • Eastern celebrates eighth annual Day of Giving

    Wednesday, Nov. 26 was rainy and cold, but that didn't stop Eastern Connecticut State University's eighthAnnual Day of Giving community celebration. This year's event was moved slightly earlier than normal to beat an expected Thanksgiving eve snowstorm....
  • Sunday's men's college basketball roundup: Marcus Carter's big second half carries CNU past Haverford

    Christopher Newport freshman and Bruton High alum Marcus Carter scored 17 of his 18 points in the second half to help the Captains win 71-66 at Haverford (Pa.). Carter added seven rebounds and Tim Daly posted 18 points and nine rebounds for CNU (3-1),...
  • Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States

    Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States
    The revolt of Connecticut state university professors against a transformative plan developed by a high-priced consultant and backed by the administration has grabbed headlines recently, but it's a showdown that has been repeated elsewhere across the...
  • Canton Opens Electric Car Charging Station At Town Hall

    Canton Opens Electric Car Charging Station At Town Hall
    CANTON — A charging station for electric cars that is in the parking lot of town hall officially opened on Thursday and it is one of more than a dozen new ones that the state has funded this fall throughout Connecticut. A $10,000 grant to the...
  • Windham celebrates conservation

    On Nov. 10, the Windham Energy Commission hosted a Celebration of Innovation at town hall's Bellingham Auditorium. "We started by trying to figure out who should get awards," said Commission chair Jean de Smet. But it soon became clear that many people...
  • 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...