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  • 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....
  • Five Houses Make Connecticut Our Home

    Americans move on the average every five years, or so I read this week, and this got me thinking that my wife and I have lived in Connecticut for 28 years and at six different addresses, so we're about at the average. All of these addresses have memories....
  • 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'...
  • 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....
  • Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director

    The Sports Xchange Reports: NBPA hires Roberts as executive director More than a year after Billy Hunter was ousted, the National Basketball Players Association has a new executive director. According to multiple media reports -- and NBA commissioner...
  • 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...
  • The Stately Trees Of Middletown's Indian Hill Cemetery

    The Stately Trees Of Middletown's Indian Hill Cemetery
    There once was a beautiful, sprawling sycamore in what is now Middletown known as "Mamoosan's Tree." According to legend, Mamoosan – a Wangunk Native American who sold his land to the colonists – would return in spirit to the tree every autumn...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Colchester Students Perform At Wesleyan University

    On July 17, nine Jack Jackter Intermediate school students performed at the annual HOT School Summer Institute at Wesleyan University in Middletown. Students Rose Andrejczyk, Caitlin Shea, Hailey Groene, Eliza Crook, Andrew Smith, Augustin Michaud,...
  • 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....
  • How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan

    How She Learned To Write: Paula Vogel To Speak At Wesleyan
    Pulitzer Prize winning playwright and renown playwriting educator Paula Vogel (“How I Learned to Drive”) will be speaking at Wesleyan University’s Memorial Chapel Monday, April 14 at 8 p.m. The writer of such plays as “The...
  • Key Issues Forum: Are We There Yet?

    Are we a colorblind society yet? A Key Issues Forum next Tuesday, June 24, looks at how far we've come and what we need to become "post-racial." Panelists are Lois Brown, chairwoman of the African American Studies Program at Wesleyan University; William...