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  • Two Middletown Swimmers Take Home Two Individual Titles Each

    MIDDLETOWN — The CIAC Class M boys swimming championship proved the perfect stage for a hometown show of dramatics for Middletown swimmers Wednesday at Wesleyan University. Middletown teammates Matt Dagenais and Jack Doherty each scored a pair of...
  • Whaley Redeems Himself At CIAC Class S Swim Championships

    MIDDLETOWN — The motivation of James Whaley had been a year in the making. On Wednesday the Valley Regional-Deep River junior uncorked his bottled frustration in glorious fashion at the CIAC Class S boys swimming championship at Wesleyan...
  • Class LL Swimming: Cheshire's Karl Bishop Breaks Through Greenwich Dominance

    MIDDLETOWN — Karl Bishop came to the CIAC Class LL boys swimming championship Tuesday at Wesleyan University as the favorite to win the 500 freestyle. But before he took the blocks for his favorite event, the Cheshire junior first proved to be a...
  • Class L Boys Swimming: Close Finish Fuels Wethersfield Senior's First State Title

    MIDDLETOWN — Christopher Piccione watched his attempt at a first individual state title float away in the reach of a fingertip in the 50 freestyle at the CIAC Class L boys swimming championship Tuesday at Wesleyan University. Yet, just a few...
  • 8 more fraternity scandals that made national headlines

    8 more fraternity scandals that made national headlines
    The offenses are numerous and well documented: A Yale fraternity chants, "No means yes, yes means anal," on campus. Partygoers at an Arizona fraternity dress as racial stereotypes to mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day. A Michigan fraternity and sorority...
  • New Civil War Book Tells Stories Of Connecticut Soldiers

    New Civil War Book Tells Stories Of Connecticut Soldiers
    The bloodiest single day in U.S. military — the battle of Antietam on Sept. 17, 1862, during the American Civil War, was fought amid rolling hills with apple orchards and fields of ripe corn all around. When the day was over, 22,000 were dead,...
  • Wesleyan Hosting Free Weekly Astronomy Sessions In Middletown

    MIDDLETOWN — The Wesleyan University astronomy department for the spring semester is offering free public space viewing and science presentations every Wednesday night. Wesleyan professors and astronomy students will guide the weekly sessions in an...
  • Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80

     Gary Owens, radio and 'Laugh-In' announcer, dies at 80
    "From beautiful downtown Burbank," Gary Owens vaulted to fame playing the zany announcer in the landmark TV comedy series "Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In." And he never stopped working after that, doing commercials, variety specials, cartoons, radio shows...
  • Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook

    Authors Christina Baker Kline, Kate Manning Appearing At Renbrook
    The Annual Author Series at Renbrook School will host a free talk on Wednesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. by New York Times bestselling author Christina Baker Kline and novelist Kate Manning. Kara Sundlun, co-host of WFSB's Better Connecticut and anchor of...
  • Sculptor Invites Writers To Tell The Stories Of Her Works At Real Art Ways

    Sculptor Invites Writers To Tell The Stories Of Her Works At Real Art Ways
    While walking through an art gallery, it's easy to wonder what the artworks would be thinking if they were real people. What their stories are. What their gripes are. Why they have those looks on their faces. Why they're carrying those bundles, what's...
  • FCC Backs State's Ultra High-Speed Internet

    FCC Backs State's Ultra High-Speed Internet
    On Thursday, the Federal Communications Commission took two actions that we should rejoice about in Connecticut: First, it declared that broadband is an essential public utility, like electricity or the telephone, to which every citizen should have...