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  • Pequot Museum Has New Interim Director

    An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself. The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
  • Updike, Kelly & Spellacy welcome new attorneys

    Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. (UKS) is pleased to announce that attorneys Bonnie Kumiega and Joshua Devine have joined UKS as of January 1, 2015. Attorney Kumiega joins as a shareholder/principal and Attorney Devin joins as an associate. Kumiega was the...
  • Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List

    Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List
    Last year, I kept a file of stories about the most stupid events covered by the national media. I'm sharing one with hope it may help prevent a copycat from appearing in 2015. My favorite contagion of stupidity began when some macho Boy Scout leaders...
  • RockaThon event to benefit Children's Medical Center

    One Vernon family is hoping to "pay it forward" for help it received, by organizing an event to benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center. On Jan. 17, the first annual RockaThon will take place at Rockville High School. There will be games,...
  • A Bundle Of Outdoor Winter Adventures

    A Bundle Of Outdoor Winter Adventures
    Outdoor adventures aren't just for summer. Getting outside, even in the cold, is a great way to exercise, stay healthy and cure cabin fever. Connecticut offers plenty of frosty fun, including the No Child Left Inside Winter Festival, sponsored by the...
  • Busway Is Coming — Looks Like A Good Ride

    Busway Is Coming — Looks Like A Good Ride
    Now that the CTfastrak bus rapid-transit project between New Britain and Hartford is three months from its scheduled opening — and on schedule — the subject seems to come up at every holiday party. "What do you think about the busway?" "Should...
  • Kee Borges To Resign As Hartford's Top Lawyer

    Kee Borges To Resign As Hartford's Top Lawyer
    HARTFORD — Saundra Kee Borges, who has served as the city's top lawyer for more than four years, announced Tuesday that she plans to resign. Her last day with the city is Jan. 30. Deputy Corporation Counsel Henri Alexandre will serve in the top...
  • Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing

    Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing
    HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University has banned the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus, suspended two students and expelled another after a student conduct investigation revealed a hazing incident at the school. "The university has issued the...
  • UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost

    UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost
    The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees voted Monday to extend UConn President Susan Herbst's contract until 2019 with an overall increase in salary and other compensation that will bring her total compensation to more than $758,000 a year in...
  • Berlin Has Filled 4 Of 5 Police Department Vacancies

    BERLIN — A new recruit began his training Friday, the latest result of a monthslong push by the town to fill five vacancies in the 42-officer police department. Jeffrey Scoppetto, a Glastonbury native and 2010 University of Connecticut graduate who...
  • Peace Corps Nurtures Long Relationship

     Peace Corps Nurtures Long Relationship
    Beth Prosl, burned from the sun, sweating in her seersucker suit, sat crammed on the bow of an old fishing boat and peeled off her stockings. "We were five degrees above the equator," she says, and had been traveling for 24 hours by prop plane, old...