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  • Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center

    Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center
    The jazz singer Giacomo Gates has taken some roundabout journeys. But they've served him well. He grew up in Bridgeport. Then he moved up to the frozen tundra when he was in his 20s. "I split from here for like 15 years," says Gates, who spoke to the...
  • Best Local Four-Year College

    Best Local Four-Year College
    1) University of Connecticut 115 N. Eagleville Road  Storrs  (860) 486-2000 www.uconn.edu   Voters Said: Come on, just look at our adorable mascot!   2) University of Hartford   3) Wesleyan University  
  • The Monument Quilt serves as remembrance, strength for sexual abuse survivors

    The Monument Quilt serves as remembrance, strength for sexual abuse survivors
    Under cloudy skies, volunteers were busy Saturday afternoon installing panels of the Monument Quilt on the verdant Federal Hill Park lawn. Walkers and tourists paused to read the emotionally wrenching messages — numbering in the hundreds —...
  • Why do NFL coaches rarely rise from the ranks of players?

    In Major League Baseball and the National Hockey League, the highest level of playing experience is almost a prerequisite to becoming a head coach or manager. In the National Basketball Association, almost half the head coaches have played in the league....
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89

    Lauren Bacall, who taught Humphrey Bogart how to whistle, dies at 89
    At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak. They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Duncaster To Present Program About Women's Equality Day

    Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration. The event...
  • Michele Roberts named NBPA exec. director

    The Sports Xchange Michele Roberts named NBPA exec. director Michele Roberts was elected executive director of the NBA Players Association nearly 18 months after Billy Hunter was ousted. NBA commissioner Adam Silver confirmed the move late Monday....
  • Cast a Net for Change

    COLCHESTER- Nine Jack Jackter Intermediate school students recently performed at the annual HOT School Summer Institute at Wesleyan University in Middletown. This year they participated in "Cast a Net for Change" to raise awareness of malaria in Africa....
  • Killing of U.S. major general in Afghanistan revives worries about safety of trainers

    WASHINGTON An American major general was fatally gunned down by an Afghan soldier Tuesday at a Kabul military academy, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. officer killed in combat overseas since the Vietnam War and renewing fears about the ability of U.S....
  • Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity

    Sicilian Transplants Help Give Middletown Its Unique Identity
    Thousands of Middletown residents have come from the Sicilian town of Melilli since the late 1800s, forming a close community of Italian Americans that gives the city a unique identity. While many Connecticut towns have a distinct European heritage, it'...