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  • Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys

    Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys
    During a summer dominated by bad international news — Ebola, ISIS, climate change — I made a conscious choice to be positive about something that really bothers me. So, I decided to share my attitude adjustment before summer officially ends on...
  • Metro-North Must Be Partner In Fixing New Haven Line

    Metro-North Must Be Partner In Fixing New Haven Line
    The summer ended with more bad news from Metro-North. The beleaguered railroad said Connecticut's costs for commuter rail service could jump 60 percent this year because of new labor contracts. This followed a string of miscues, track failures and...
  • Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year

    Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year
    The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm. "It's an...
  • UConn Beer Billboards Were Indefensible

    Regarding the story "UConn: Beer Ad Conflict" [Sept. 14, Page 1]: It's called unabashed greed. And it put the bottom line before the health of the entire University of Connecticut community. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance...
  • READER SUBMITTED: From Africa To Connecticut: The First True Colonists Of New England

    The Mansfield Historical Society will present a program by Brian D. Jones, the new Connecticut State Archaeologist, following its annual meeting on Friday, Sept. 26. The program is open to the public and will be held at the First Church of Christ in...
  • UConn Thriving With Hard Work, Dedication

    Gloom and cynicism are things that have rarely helped anyone — or anything — to be successful. In the ongoing discussion about the pros and cons of living in Connecticut found in these pages, there has been far too much pessimism, with a...
  • UConn Men: 6-Foot-10 Enoch Commits

     UConn Men: 6-Foot-10 Enoch Commits
    EAST HARTFORD — Steve Enoch, the big man from Norwalk whose stock has been rising, committed to play for UConn late Saturday night. "I will be playing basketball at the University of Connecticut as of next season," Enoch announced at about 10 p.m....
  • School Spirit Rock Starts New Tradition At Simsbury High

    School Spirit Rock Starts New Tradition At Simsbury High
    SIMSBURY — Simsbury High School senior Jack Falkner is hoping that the brightly painted blue-and-gold boulder at the school's front entrance will put a smile on the students' faces as they drive into school. The "Spirit Rock," which was donated by...
  • Rosamond Toomey, Longtime Manchester Teacher, Dies At 103

    Rosamond Toomey, a longtime teacher in Manchester, died Aug. 28 at age 103. Toomey was born in South Portland, Maine, on Oct. 16, 1910, to Philip and Mae Melcher. She graduated as the class valedictorian at South Portland High School in 1929. After...
  • Fall Dance: Traditional ('Nutcracker') Meets Non-Traditional (Social Media)

    Fall Dance: Traditional ('Nutcracker') Meets Non-Traditional (Social Media)
    This season an array of dance offerings will entertain, amaze with athleticism, and even reflect on social issues — such as the slippery slope of social media — are we more connected, or less? And, what is up with the obsession over "selfies?"...
  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...