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  • Quiet Corner Initiative focuses on forests

    The small towns that make up the northeastern portion of Connecticut are less urbanized than most of the state, with an abundance of farmland, rivers, streams and forests. It's no wonder the area has been nicknamed Connecticut's "Quiet Corner." The...
  • CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House

    CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House
    James Tillman was in his public housing apartment in Hartford when the police burst in and arrested him for the brutal rape of a young corporate executive. For more than 18 years, through a trial and appeals, he maintained his innocence to no avail...
  • 3 VIP speakers, 8 speeches: What will the grads remember?

    Graduation season is winding down. The caps and gowns are being tossed aside, the diplomas propped on the mantle. Already, memories of commencement speeches are getting fuzzy, even some of those delivered by big-name speakers. But among the eight...
  • James Patterson, Author Festival Among Book Events

    James Patterson, Author Festival Among Book Events
    With more than 300 million copies of his books in print and more than 10 million e-books sold, James Patterson has been called the world's best-selling author. On Wednesday, June 17, at 7:30 p.m., at Immanuel Congregational Church, 10 Woodland St.,...
  • New in paperbacks: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith

    New in paperbacks: 'The Silkworm' by Robert Galbraith
    The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling), Mulholland, 456 pages, $18 Private detective Cormoran Strike is called to investigate the disappearance of novelist Owen Quine, who recently finished a manuscript featuring poisonous depictions of...
  • Senate Passes 'Yes Means Yes' Bill Targeting Sexual Assault

    Senate Passes 'Yes Means Yes' Bill Targeting Sexual Assault
    HARTFORD — The Senate, in an effort to tackle the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, passed a bill that would require college students to give affirmative consent before having sex. In other words, they would have to say or indicate...
  • Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher

    Irwin Rose dies at 88; Nobel-winning biochemist, UC Irvine researcher
    On an October morning in 2004, a bleary-eyed UC Irvine chemistry professor checked to see who had won the Nobel Prize in chemistry. He found the names of a team of three scientists, including an American named Irwin Rose. “Wait a second,”...
  • Beyond Lyme, new illnesses, more reason to watch for ticks

    Lyme disease makes the headlines but there are plenty of additional reasons to avoid tick bites. New research highlights the latest in a growing list of tick-borne threats — a distant relative of Lyme that's easy to confuse with other illnesses....
  • California student accepted to every Ivy League school

    It would have been a success story if Fullerton High School senior Fernando Rojas, the son of Mexican immigrants whose schooling stopped in the eighth grade, was accepted to college. But the 17-year-old achieved a surprising clean sweep — he was...
  • Bad news gives us more reasons to make a difference, says Michael Beckwith

     Bad news gives us more reasons to make a difference, says Michael Beckwith
    "The news is a prayer request from our society," Michael Beckwith, founder of Agape International Spiritual Center, told me last week. We were talking about gun violence, which has claimed more than 160 lives so far this year in Chicago. Beckwith...
  • Search For Answers In East Haven Continues, Police Say

    Search For Answers In East Haven Continues, Police Say
    EAST HAVEN — Neither the police nor the medical examiner will release the names of the children found dead in a Strong Street house Tuesday amid the strong odor of natural gas. Each organization said Thursday that it is waiting for information from...