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  • Authors chat with visitors on subjects ranging from war to mental illness

    Willington Public Library visitors recently had the opportunity to talk with 10 Connecticut authors, all members of the American Authors & Publishing Guild, at a kick-off event for the library's summer reading program. It was a different way to mark...
  • Hampton's Osborn wins national title in USA Shooting Junior Olympics | Community notebook

    Sarah Osborn of Hampton won another national individual title and was a member of the Patriot Shooting Club team that captured a national championship Friday and Saturday in Camp Perry, Ohio. Osborn, 15, was at her best Friday, topping a field of 221...
  • Chicago beaches closed after storms

    Chicago beaches closed after storms
    As if downed trees and flooded viaducts aren't enough, Monday night's severe storms have derailed swimming at Chicago's 27 beaches today, as well as in some North Shore communities. The heavy rains required opening the locks in both Chicago and...
  • Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy

    Fisherman defends his actions as shark bite incident ignites controversy
    A South Bay fisherman is defending his actions amid growing anger directed at pier anglers, following Saturday’s shark bite incident in Manhattan Beach that shocked surfers and swimmers. Officials on scene said that a group of anglers on the...
  • Fins swim team to hold annual benefit Swim-A-Thon next week

    Members of the Fallston Fins Swim Team are in the pool every week in a competitive meet, but next week the competition will be a bit different. Since 2009, the Fins have hosted a swim fundraiser to benefit and remember a lost teammate, Wilson Brady, who...
  • Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited

    Fishermen who hooked shark in Manhattan Beach won't be cited
    State officials are continuing to gather information about a Saturday incident in which a great white shark bit a swimmer in Manhattan Beach, but said Tuesday they have no plans to cite the fishermen who hooked the shark shortly before the bite happened....
  • 'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard

    'Swim out' pays tribute to lifeguard
    Members of the Pier Club brave the chilly ocean waters at the Newport Beach Pier every Wednesday morning to swim and then eat breakfast together before work. The weekly "swim outs" have become a tradition for the group of lifeguards and Newport Beach...
  • Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach

    Swimming advisory lifted for Hilton Beach
    Friday update: Peninsula Health District officials have lifted a swimming advisory for Hilton Park public beach that was issued earlier in the week. Health district officials tested the water at the beach on Wednesday, and the results indicate that...
  • Fourth of July events

    Fourth of July events
    You don't have to go far to get the best bang out of your holiday this Independence Day. Communities have planned parades, patriotic music, classic car show, baseball game, a visit to a farm and colorful fireworks displays to celebrate the nation's...
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...
  • Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family

    Inspiration Point becomes place of grief for missing swimmer's family
    Inspiration Point in Rancho Palos Verdes was a point of desperation and grief Thursday for family and friends of Joseph Sanchez, the 18-year-old who went missing the day before after jumping from the cliff's edge into the pounding surf about a dozen...