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  • The Octavias McKoy Journey -- Stratford, JUCO's, Saks Fifth Avenue, WestConn, NCAA Record Book

    A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State. Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
  • No Place For Nepotism In State Summer Jobs

    It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal. But is it fair? There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
  • Jazzman Jimmy Greene shares beauty of daughter's life, lost at Newtown

    Jazzman Jimmy Greene shares beauty of daughter's life, lost at Newtown
    When Jimmy Greene and his quartet take the stage at Jazziz Thursday night, his sets may include “Ana Grace,” a song Greene wrote in 2008 about his then pre-school-age daughter. The song awakens slowly, with piano and Greene’s tenor sax...
  • Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest

    Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest
    David Greig remembers walking with his 12-year-old son in the Scottish Highlands in July 2011 when they stopped at a remote town, picked up a newspaper and were stunned at the news: 33-year-old Anders Breivik killed 69 people and wounded 33 others, mostly...
  • Expansion? Wing It On! Hopes To Bring It On

    Expansion? Wing It On! Hopes To Bring It On
    WATERBURY — "When I opened, I really just wanted to have one little store, be my own boss, making a modest living," said Matt Ensero, 29, owner of Wing It On! Ensero launched the wings/burgers/wraps spot in a 765-square-foot, 22-seat space in a...
  • Jan. 13: UConn Makes Football Pick: Pasqualoni Head Coach

    Paul Pasqualoni, who graduated from Cheshire High School and coached at Western Connecticut State University, is coming home. He will be named UConn football coach Friday at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in Storrs. Pasqualoni, 61, will replace Randy...
  • Dr. Mel Loses His Battle To Cancer

    Dr. Mel Loses His Battle To Cancer
    Dr. Mel Goldstein had plans for the weeks ahead, cancer or no cancer. They included giving his daily weather reports on two radio stations and organizing a radiothon to benefit Connecticut Hospice in Branford. But on Wednesday, the 66-year-old former...
  • Students On Campus: To Stay Or Go?

    For many students on Connecticut college campuses most affected by the weekend's snowstorm, Monday was a day of decision-making. Should they stay or should they go? For Lauren Poremski and Christy Taylor, the answer came late Monday afternoon, when...
  • The Victims And Their Stories

    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. In the day since the worst massacre at a primary school in the country's history, stories of heroism in the face of death and of young...
  • Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings

    Who Are They? Stories About The Victims Of Friday's Shootings
    Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
  • Sandy Hook's Aftermath: Offering Support, Finding Help

    IF YOU WANT TO HELP: The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...