| Dec 1, 2014
| 10:29 AM
MANCHESTER - The Manchester Road Race has been a Thanksgiving tradition for thousands of runners and spectators alike for almost 80 years now, but those who attended this year's race experienced something a little different.
Just prior to the start of...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 9:00 AM
It wouldn't be Thanksgiving Day without the annual running of the Manchester Road Race. Despite a few inches of snow on Wednesday, the 4.748-mile course was cleared and ready for the 15,000-plus runners who took to the streets for the 10 a.m. start....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Shooting for the movie "Bleed For This," about boxer Vinny Paz, will begin in Rhode Island next month, says the Boston Globe. Paz fought 15 times at Foxwoods and is in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. He was 50-10 in his career and fought big-time...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 3:49 PM
RIP Boston Mayor Tom Menino, who died of cancer Thursday at 71. Menino might have been infamous for messing up Boston athletes' names — he referred to Kevin Garnett as "KJ" and Rajon Rondo as "Hondo" and Rob Gronkowski as "Gonk" — but when...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 10:57 AM
Quick, what's the first memory that pops into your head when you think about last Thanksgiving? Food? Football? Probably not. With any luck, your first memory is one of a favorite friend or family member walking through the door, followed by the warmth of...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The Patriots meet up with old friend Adam Vinatieri Sunday when they play Indianapolis. Hard to believe he has been gone from New England since 2005. He spent 10 seasons with the Patriots and is in his ninth season with the Colts. He has 468 career...
| Oct 31, 2014
Mile after mile they stand — or, rather, move — between us and the pavement, absorbing tremendous force and impact. Yet often it's not until runners suffer from blisters, pain, swelling or, worse yet, stress fractures that we start paying...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:36 PM
In his words: Raymond P. Greene, New Britain
"My paperboy days" is one of the chapters of a memoir that I wrote, "Born with the Gift of Laughter," to show my children what it was like to grow up during the Great Depression.
I always enjoyed having a...
| Oct 11, 2014
| 3:27 PM
HARTFORD — Marj Sasiela is under hospice care. Back in January, it was not certain that she would be still be around now. She is 75 and the cancer that first attacked her in 1996 is back with a vengeance, wreaking havoc with her body.
| Sep 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
Despite the heat and humidity, 750 people competed in the eighth annual Tavern Trot on Sunday, Sept. 21. The 3.5-mile race through the center of Windsor is sponsored by Union Street Tavern.
"When Union Street Tavern was celebrating its first anniversary,...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 4:58 PM
MYSTIC — Geoff Smith, the 1984 and 1985 Boston Marathon champion, made his first pilgrimage to Mystic in June to honor the late John J. Kelley.
But when he arrived in town and saw nothing at his destination after driving from Massachusetts, he...