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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety

    Editorial: Connecticut Stands Ground On Gun Safety
    At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won." That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
  • Jimmy Greene, Father Of Newtown Victim, To Play In Benefit Jazz Fest

    Jimmy Greene, Father Of Newtown Victim, To Play In Benefit Jazz Fest
    Jimmy Greene, the celebrated jazz musician whose daughter was one of the 26 victims of the mass shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, joins noted jazz friends, fellow faculty members and students Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. in the...
  • Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards

    Three In Connecticut To Receive Governor's Arts Awards
        Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards. The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
  • Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza

    Courant/FRONTLINE Investigation: Raising Adam Lanza
    Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son. "Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
  • Hartford Familiar With Arena Football Flops

    The decision last week by the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season brought to mind our tortuous history with the league. The state was awarded an AFL expansion franchise in 1994 and settled on the name Connecticut Coyotes in October. In...
  • Connecticut's Wet, Cool Summer Has Been Just Perfect For Blueberries

    Connecticut's Wet, Cool Summer Has Been Just Perfect For Blueberries
    In the rolling fields of Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury recently, customers swarmed the rows of blueberry bushes, heavy with fruit, filling buckets to the brim. Waiting in a clearing for a ride back to the parking lot, Raymond Fecteau lugged...
  • Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable

    Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable
    Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...