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  • Class Acts: VernaJean Michaud, Bristol Eastern High School

    Class Acts: VernaJean Michaud, Bristol Eastern High School
    VernaJean Michaud has a passion for numbers. "I've always liked math the best," said Michaud, who earned all As on her way to becoming Bristol Eastern's valedictorian. "I liked taking business classes, accounting, information processing, those types of...
  • Luke Murray, son of actor Bill, is helping turn around Towson's basketball team

    Luke Murray, son of actor Bill, is helping turn around Towson's basketball team
    Earlier this month, assistant coach Luke Murray was traveling with Towson University's basketball team, psyching himself up for a win, when he got a text message from his dad. "I think you guys should all go bowling," the text read. "I think all you guys...
  • Why are Hartford and Bridgeport on a Brookings Institute list of the wealthiest metropolitan areas?

    Why are Hartford and Bridgeport on a Brookings Institute list of the wealthiest metropolitan areas?
    When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5. Whenever Connecticut folks...
  • The Bellarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield documents the experiences of Italians

    The Bellarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield documents the experiences of Italians
    For the past 40 years, Anthony Riccio has been documenting the experiences of Italians and Italian-Americans in Southern Italy, Boston's North End and New Haven's Little Italy using black and white photos and recorded conversations. A selection of these...
  • National Signing Day for Local High School Athletes

    National Signing Day for Local High School Athletes
    Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...
  • Artist James Prosek on display at Belarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield through Jan. 24

    Artist James Prosek on display at Belarmine Museum of Art in Fairfield through Jan. 24
    Consider a fish with the head of a parrot. Or a swordfish that mated with a rooster, producing offspring. Or a geisha girl whom is also an eel. Artist James Prosek has gone through the trouble of painting up these ridiculous creatures so that you don't...
  • Little Feat perform at the Quick Center in Fairfield on Jan. 7

    Little Feat perform at the Quick Center in Fairfield on Jan. 7
    Little Feat was founded by guitarist Lowell George (who died in 1979) and keyboardist Bill Payne (who remains in the band) in 1969 after George was fired from Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention. (Some say he was fired because Zappa thought he needed to...
  • Haitians Sue Jesuits, Connecticut School Over Aid Worker's Abuse

    Haitians Sue Jesuits, Connecticut School Over Aid Worker's Abuse
    FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Seventeen more Haitian men are suing a convicted American aid worker and affiliated institutions for sexual abuse they say they suffered while living at a charitable school intended to feed, clothe, educate and house the needy. Each...
  • College News: County residents named to dean's lists

    The following students have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 quarter at the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Ga.: Sean Dooley and Jacqueline Sindall, both of Laurel; Lauren Anderson, Tori Millhollon, Erin Hanlon, Jin...
  • Crime & Punishment: "Illegal immigrants are terrorists"

    Crime & Punishment: "Illegal immigrants are terrorists"
    “Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
  • Author Sarah Vowell speaks at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts on March 28

    Author Sarah Vowell speaks at Fairfield University's Quick Center for the Arts on March 28
    Sarah Vowell, "The Author's Liberty As a Voice of Patriotic Radicalism." 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2012. $45. Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield. (203) 254-4010, quickcenter.com   Sarah Vowell can be a divisive...