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  • 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,...
  • State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics

    State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics
    When executives hundreds or thousands of miles away from Connecticut make decisions to restructure or close a pharmaceutical research office here, what happens to the Ph.D.s who worked there? Do they scatter to suburban Washington, Boston or California,...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings

    Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings
    Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich. As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
  • Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches

    Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches
    "I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. ... O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can...
  • Rockville's Hasty signs with UConn

    Rockville High School senior Haley Hasty has decided to continue her outstanding running career here in Connecticut, and signed her letter of intent to run cross-country and track at the University of Connecticut beginning next year. Hasty's signing...
  • Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment

    Judges Send Chill Through First Amendment
    The First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution — part of our Bill of Rights — guarantees, among other things, that our government will not abridge the freedom of the press. Yet recently, two veteran Connecticut Superior Court judges said that...
  • 100th Yearbook Edition Includes Special Section On High School's Past

    Students on the Manchester High School yearbook staff are working to complete the 100th edition of the school's "Somanhis" yearbook. While most students don't start to think of the yearbook until the end of the school year, the class of students who...
  • Mo'ne Davis makes varsity hoops team as eighth grader

    Last week, it was the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade in New York. Thursday, it was the national Christmas tree lighting in Washington. The next stop for Mo'ne Davis, Little League baseball star and University of Connecticut women's basketball wannabe,...
  • Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford

    Several Hundreds March In "Die-In" Protest In New Haven; Solidarity March Planned For Hartford
    A hush fell over parts of downtown New Haven shortly after noon on Friday as several hundred protesters marched hand-in-hand and in silence to the court house to protest incidents in Ferguson and Staten Island, where police killed black men, and Cleveland...