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  • 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: 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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'...
  • A Healer And Mentor Who Inspired Confidence

     A Healer And Mentor Who Inspired Confidence
    Sy Kummer was known for his clich├ęs, his love of music, his easygoing nature. But what really defined him was his love of medicine. He was a family practitioner who valued the experience of taking care of everyone — from babies to grandparents....
  • Wesleyan University Student Reports Assault On Church Street

    Wesleyan University Student Reports Assault On Church Street
    MIDDLETOWN — A Wesleyan student reported being grabbed by several males about midnight Saturday on Church Street, according to Middletown police. The victim was found by Wesleyan public safety officers and was taken to the campus public safety...
  • NFL announces four women who will assist in guiding league policies

    In the wake of domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Ray McDonald and Greg Hardy, the NFL is making some additions to its staff to help guide league policies. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced the changes in a letter Monday to NFL teams...
  • Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House

    Authors On Vintage Baseball, Auto Racing And Cats Giving Talks At Twain House
    Books about auto racing, baseball and cats will be discussed at programs at the Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, and writing workshops and courses are being offered there. >>On Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m., five experts from...
  • UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities

    UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities
    The rankings that colleges and universities "love to hate and hate to love" came out Tuesday, without much change for most Connecticut schools. U.S. News & World Report again ranked the University of Connecticut at No. 19 among the top national public...
  • Wesleyan Bans Students From Fraternity House; National Chapter Suspends It

    Wesleyan Bans Students From Fraternity House; National Chapter Suspends It
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University has barred students from the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house, an order issued after a sophomore was seriously injured Sunday in a fall from a third-story window. In an email to students and staff Wednesday,...
  • Wesleyan Student Who Fell From Window In 'Stable' Condition

    Wesleyan Student Who Fell From Window In 'Stable' Condition
    MIDDLETOWN — A Wesleyan University sophomore was reported to be in stable condition Monday after she fell from a third-floor window at a fraternity house early Sunday morning, police said. Police went to the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house at 184...