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  • Trinity Sharp After 23-Day Layoff

    HARTFORD — The Trinity College men returned to action after a 23-day layoff with a 76-72 win vs. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in the opening game of the 2014 Trinity College Holiday Invitational Tuesday night. The victory was the sixth...
  • Regional Digest: Former Husky L.J. Mazzilli Suspended From Minor League Club

    L.J. Mazzilli Suspended L.J. Mazzilli, a minor league second baseman in the New York Mets' organization, was suspended 50 games on Tuesday for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The son of former major leaguer Lee Mazzilli batted .301 with 11...
  • Connecticut's Students Learning English Perform Poorly Compared To Nation

    When Brian Gonzalez, an eighth-grader at Windham Middle School, arrived last year from Puerto Rico, he knew very little English. He was pulled out of the classroom for one period a day, he says, to work with a teacher who helped him learn English and...
  • 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...
  • Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social Worker

    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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • Windham No Freeze Shelter holds benefit/open house

    Inside the Windham No Freeze Shelter's new location on Bridge Street, beds had been pushed against walls to make room for a performance space. "Bringing Our Hearts to the Homeless" was intended not only as an opportunity to gather donations for the...
  • Emily Becher named Rookie of Year for Little East Conference

    Emily Becher is at the top of her game. The Brooklyn native is a freshman at Eastern Connecticut State University where she recently finished playing her first college soccer season. On Nov. 11 she was named Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Year and...
  • 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...