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  • Courant Carriers Andy Baylock

    In his own words: Andy Baylock, Mansfield His paper route was in the Corbin Heights area of New Britain. He wrote that being a carrier "was a great training ground ... dependable, accountable, responsible, caring, self-disciplined, loyal. [The] tough...
  • John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91

    John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91
    In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
  • Manchester Math Lessons Focus Of Board Meeting

    MANCHESTER — The board of education heard a presentation Monday focused on the school system's mathematics curriculum and also approved a new contract for para-educators. Santosha Oliver, who oversees the science, technology, engineering, art...
  • Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn

    Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn
    A few miles down the road from the heart of the University of Connecticut Storrs campus lies a serene oasis of sorts in the otherwise bustling college town. “This is the kind of place I wish I could move my office to,” UConn’s...
  • Man Brings Grenades To Resident Trooper's Office In Chaplin

    Man Brings Grenades To Resident Trooper's Office In Chaplin
    CHAPLIN — A man cleaning out his garage found two hand grenades and then took them to the resident state troopers office on Saturday. The area was secured as police awaited the arrival of the state police bomb squad to check the grenades, state...
  • Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown

    Orioles' Chris Davis was caught in crackdown
    Orioles slugger Chris Davis, suspended recently for using a banned stimulant, was caught amid a leaguewide crackdown that began three years ago as players' use of Adderall spiked, according to sports physicians and other experts. Amphetamines — a...
  • CT Rep's 'Olives and Blood' A Draw For Spanish Civil War Buffs

    CT Rep's 'Olives and Blood' A Draw For Spanish Civil War Buffs
    The show: "Olives and Blood" at Connecticut Repertory Theatre at the Nafe Katter Theatre on University of Connecticut campus in Storrs. What makes it special?: Play by UConn professor Michael Bradford about events surrounding the death of playwright-...
  • Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know

    Worried About Ebola? Here's What You Need To Know
    A few days ago, Melissa Albright heard from a travel client: the woman wanted to cancel her trip to Dusseldorf because her boyfriend was worried about Ebola. Albright, who is a vice president for Wethersfield Travel, said the fear wasn't about what might...
  • Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year

    Educator At East Hartford's Sunset Ridge School Is State Teacher Of Year
    EAST HARTFORD — Sometimes Cara Quinn's sixth grade students at Sunset Ridge School like to call her "crazy." But they mean it in a good way, that she stands out, said Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman to the sixth- and fifth-graders from Sunset Ridge who...
  • UConn Health Center Scientists Wins $4 Million NIH Grant

    A University of Connecticut Health Center surgeon-scientist has won a $4 million National Institutes of Health Pioneer award for his cutting-edge work in regenerative engineering. Dr. Cato T. Laurencin, who headed the health center from 2008 to 2011,...
  • Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists

    Jackson Lab Opens To Praise By Scientists
    — Top geneticists from Harvard and the National Institutes of Health in Washington D.C. joined Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and others Tuesday in opening the Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine. The new nonprofit research center and the state of...