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  • 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...
  • Class Acts: Lydia Walter, Nathan Hale-Ray High School, East Haddam

    Class Acts: Lydia Walter, Nathan Hale-Ray High School, East Haddam
    If you think captaining one sports team is difficult, try captaining three. Lydia Walter did just that with the basketball, softball, and soccer teams at Nathan Hale-Ray, where she was the valedictorian as well. Walter also served as vice president of...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...