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  • If UCLA, USC football are both strong, good times come flooding back

    Those of us thinking it would take something Biblical to reboot L.A.'s crosstown football rivalry got to check "flood" off the list after UCLA's Pauley Pavilion was turned into an aquarium by a busted pipe on Sunset Boulevard. There hasn't been so...
  • Willington Man Dies In Crash Into Tree

    WILLINGTON — A local man died after his car struck a tree and stone wall at the intersection of Kuoko and Village Hill roads in Willington Friday night, police said. The crash occurred around 8:06 p.m. when Roger Schofield, 60, of Willington was...
  • Technology inspires new generation of train watchers

      Technology inspires new generation of train watchers
    While Metra commuters file onto their usual trains at Ogilvie Transportation Center, Fred Van Dorpe frantically weaves from one platform to the next with a hand-held video camera strapped to his palm. In a matter of minutes, the 20-year-old from Chicago...
  • Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death

    Elvis Presley: 5 films to watch on the 37th anniversary of his death
    Elvis Presley, who died on this date in 1977 at age 42, starred in 31 scripted motion pictures beginning with 1956's "Love Me Tender" and ending with a thud with 1969's "Change of Habit." Because so many of his later films were so bad, including such...
  • He's 64 and still packing a punch

    He's 64 and still packing a punch
    When he walked into the gym to try boxing for the first time, Richard Picone couldn't do 10 sit-ups or five push-ups. He couldn't twist his body to the side or bend his knees. Bend and weave, his trainers told him, but he couldn't do either. At 63 years...
  • Community Gardening Expo At Manchester Community College

    Community Gardening Expo At Manchester Community College
    MANCHESTER — A free event focused on community gardening is set for Saturday at Manchester Community College. The Celebration of Connecticut Community Gardens, slated for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is to include workshops on topics such as composting and...
  • Gardeners Start Your Plantings

    Gardeners Start Your Plantings
    August is the time many gardeners have been waiting for – It’s vegetable gardening time.  Yes, get ready for nine months of great gardening.  Sure, it is hot now, but in about sixty days the weather starts to turn cooler. By then it is too...
  • Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation

     Extraordinary Life: A Litigator With A Gift For Mediation
    Palmer McGee was a soft spoken, white-shoe lawyer with an innate sense of fairness and compassion. He embodied paradox: a West Point graduate who actively opposed the war in Vietnam; a Republican who ran for the U.S. Senate on a peace ticket. He...
  • Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds

    Events: Peach Festival, Victorian Tea And Plants For Bees, Butterflies And Hummingbirds
    Peach Fest Celebrate the peach and nectarine season with a festival at Lyman Orchards, Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel, 32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield. Activities include breakfast on deck from 8-11 a.m. Pick your own peaches,...
  • Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match

    Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match
    Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September. The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14. But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
  • Many Florida wealthy invest in their hobbies

    Many Florida wealthy invest in their hobbies
    More than three fourths of Floridians who have at least $1 million in investable assets say part of their investments goes into a hobby, according to a small in-state survey conducted for BMO Private Bank. Some 41 percent of those surveyed invest in...