| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:43 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Wymondham in Norfolk, England, the ancestral home of prominent early settlers.
ORIGINS: The area was settled in the 1680s when land was bequeathed by Mohican Sachem Chief Joshua to 16 men, most from Norwich. The...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Connecticut coaches are undoubtedly taking a lesson from the suspension of Eastern Connecticut State University baseball coach Bill Holowaty: There's a big difference between tough and abusive.
Mr. Holowaty, who has coached at Eastern for 45 years,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:25 AM
You're shopping for a new guitar, but you don't want to buy something off the rack at Guitar Center. Or there's a budding harpist in your house, but unloading $4,000 for a new instrument isn't an option.
Look no further than the state of Connecticut,...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:30 AM
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE – UConn players and coaches ran a one-hour clinic for the children of service men and women stationed here.
As you can imagine, there are a lot of young moms and dads with small children growing here on the base, and it gives a...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 6:28 PM
Elsa Núñez has dedicated her life to education.
Núñez, who has been president of Eastern Connecticut State University for seven years, has led a strategic planning project that has expanded the university buildings and created more support services for...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
I have ties to the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State University System. I've lectured at both, have a cartoon collection at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn, have taught a class in editorial cartooning at Eastern Connecticut...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Do you have a rewarding job at a great workplace that gets it?
If so, you might be employed at one of the 50 companies, organizations and agencies that were honored last September as one of the Courant/Fox CT Top Workplaces of 2012.
And if your...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
1) DanceMasters Weekend Showcase Performance, Wesleyan University CFA Theater, 283 Washington Terr., Middletown, Sat., Mar. 9, 8 p.m. $8-$28.
2) The Connecticut Forum: A Meaningful Life, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Mortensen Hall, 166...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| May 5, 2012
| 4:23 PM
The Greyhound dynasty continues. Moravian College sports information director Mark Fleming has reported that John Byrne's juggernaut has added another conference championship and will be headed to another NCAA Division III tournament. Here's the report as...
| Mar 16, 2011
| 9:58 AM
Bob Englehart was born November 7, 1945 in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Influenced by children's book illustrators Tibor Gergely and H.A. Rey, he determined early in life to be an artist. Later, as a teenager, Bill Mauldin, Norman Rockwell, and the illustrators...