| Sep 21, 2013
| 3:41 PM
WILLIMANTIC — The leaks in the parish hall started off small. But eventually, they had to use kiddy pools to catch water inside St. Paul's Episcopal Church whenever it rained. Time for a new roof.
The money was available. But the church needed...
| Sep 26, 2013
WILLIMANTIC — The co-author of one of the most sweeping yet meticulously researched books ever written on big-time college football was back on campus Wednesday. No, Jeff Benedict wasn't at any of the SEC, Big Ten or Big 12 schools, places where...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:09 PM
Matt LaBranche is the new baseball coach at Eastern Connecticut, a transaction that took place while I was away from the computer and the office for the last two weeks. To catch up, here's the write-up from ECSU, which is looking to LaBranche to guide a...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The 17-year-old driver of the car that crashed early Tuesday in Hebron, claiming the life of Paige Houston, 17, was not permitted to have passengers in his truck or to be driving after midnight, according to the state Department of Motor Vehicles....
| Sep 4, 2013
| 12:23 PM
ArtSpace, 480 Main St. in the Willimantic section of Windham, will exhibit the en plein air art of Muriel Miller from Friday, Sept. 6, when it will open with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m., until Saturday, Sept. 28.
Gallery hours are Saturdays from 1 to 4...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:34 AM
I wasn’t at Dave Chappelle’s show in Hartford, but I read plenty of Tweets and posts about it. I’ve been to hundreds of standup comedy shows. I’ve worked with comedians. I was the promoter for a comedy show at Eastern Connecticut...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 10:02 PM
Quarterback Keenan Reynolds rushed for 127 yards and three touchdowns to help Navy beat Indiana 41-35, the visiting Midshipmen’s second win over the Hoosiers in as many years.
Darius Staten ran for 106 yards and Geoffrey Whiteside added 97 yards...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:03 AM
On Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m., Akus Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic will hold an opening reception for “Mother Goddess.”
The exhibit of 50 artworks examines “the process of transcendence from...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 7:56 PM
On the night of April 25, Bill Holowaty sounded deeply wounded and foreboding.
Amid allegations of abuse and a failure to comply with administration directives — suspended by his school — Holowaty had decided to retire after 45 years as...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:33 PM
For nearly 6,900 students who graduated Sunday at colleges around the state, the natural question is: What's next?
Happily, this year's graduates have more reason to be optimistic than those who graduated two or three years ago, although the market...
| May 13, 2013
| 2:44 PM
As the legislative session heads toward a close, Connecticut citizens and legislators should question why the state provides much higher subsidized public support to students at the University of Connecticut than to those in the Connecticut State...