| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:37 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 5:08 PM
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...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 7:10 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 4:30 PM
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...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 7:50 PM
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...
| Sep 21, 2014
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 1:15 PM
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-...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 4:19 PM
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...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 3:03 PM
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...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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,...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:11 PM
— 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...