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  • Robert Franklin Of Manchester, Former President Of Public Expenditures Council, Dies At 91

    Robert Franklin Of Manchester, Former President Of Public Expenditures Council, Dies At 91
    Robert Franklin, former president of the Connecticut Public Expenditures Council, died on Feb. 21. He was 91. Franklin, who worked for the nonpartisan agency for 26 years, was a budgetary watchdog who researched state and local governmental issues....
  • Manchester Man First To Test New Bluetooth-Enabled Prosthesis

    Manchester Man First To Test New Bluetooth-Enabled Prosthesis
    When John Redfield needs to make an adjustment to his new prosthetic limb, he can simply take out his smartphone and open an application. "I log onto my ankle," Redfield said, pulling his phone out of his pocket and demonstrating the latest technology...
  • Police Arrest Suspect In Manchester Graffiti Spree

    Police Arrest Suspect In Manchester Graffiti Spree
    MANCHESTER — A graffiti vandal who marred several properties in the center of town shorly before the Thanksviging Day road race has been arrested, police said Wednesday. Frank Baixauli, 21, was arrested without incident in South Windsor and charged...
  • Olympic Marathoner Deena Kastor To Visit West Hartford Friday

    Olympic Marathoner Deena Kastor To Visit West Hartford Friday
    WEST HARTFORD — Distance running legend Deena Kastor has planned a visit to the Fleet Feet store Friday, and all are welcome to run with the Olympic idol. "Everybody in the sport just reveres her," said Caitlin Cunningham, training program...
  • Manchester Road Race Honors Runners Who Have Participated For Decades

    Manchester Road Race Honors Runners Who Have Participated For Decades
    When longtime runners in the Manchester Road Race explain why they participate every year, the word "tradition" is often used. "My father used to take us all on Thanksgiving morning, and we used to go to watch the race — from the time I was 4...
  • On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas

    On The Fly: To Us, He's Shabazz; Chris Bosh Has Other Ideas
    Shabazz Napier played on two national champions and has impressed as a rookie with the Miami Heat. But he is still a rookie, as are some teammates. Last month Chris Bosh said, "They don't have a name. I'm bringing that back. Call me old school. Even the...
  • Land Trust Continuing To Improve The Cheney Rail Trail

    The Manchester Land Conservation Trust continues to make improvements to the 1-mile portion of the historic Cheney Rail Trail that it owns. The most recent change came in November, when the group used a grant from the Manchester Road Race committee to...
  • Santa brings joy to downtown

    The town of Manchester continued the Christmas tradition of the Annual Downtown Tree Lighting on Dec.4. Many residents filled the lawn at St. James Church to get a chance to meet Santa and other cheerful characters. "It's another great Manchester...
  • Recovery and inspiration lead Phil Valentine to Appalachian Trail

    Phil Valentine, of Manchester, has been involved in helping others overcome drug addiction for years. His own story of recovery from addiction and cancer is leading him to conquer the Appalachian Trail next year. Valentine is the executive director of the...
  • Lucky Taco's Fortuitous Find On Manchester's Main Street

    Lucky Taco's Fortuitous Find On Manchester's Main Street
    Erin and Dave Emmons joke that their food truck was "held together with bubble gum and bale wire" in its first year. In the summer of 2011, the married couple bought the former newspaper delivery vehicle and transformed it into Lucky Taco, quickly gaining...
  • On The Fly: Fourth Field Hockey Title For UConn

    On The Fly: Fourth Field Hockey Title For UConn
    UConn won its second straight NCAA field hockey championship with a 1-0 victory over Syracuse Sunday at the University of Maryland. Junior Mckenzie Townsend scored the only goal off a penalty corner in the first half, and redshirt freshman goalkeeper Nina...