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  • Long Island's shoreline still vulnerable two seasons after Sandy

    ALBANY, N.Y. — New York's Hamptons and a swath of Long Island's South Shore are facing the second hurricane season since Hurricane Sandy ripped apart the coast. Twenty months after the storm, much of the shoreline isn't any better protected than it...
  • Sun Valley: Diane von Fürstenberg Sports Google Glass, Brian Grazer Talks Creativity

    Diane von Fürstenberg hawked Google Glass, CBS chief Les Moonves said "The Good Wife" was "robbed" of an Emmy nomination and Disney head Bob Iger poked good-natured fun at the media's obsession with mergers and deal-making. It was just a typical day...
  • EPA rules would likely block Pebble Mine in Alaska

    WASHINGTON The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday announced severe restrictions on the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska, a move that is likely to block a project the EPA said could devastate the best run of wild salmon left on the planet. "The...
  • Capsule reviews of feature films

    ALAN PARTRIDGE 2 1/2 stars. Steve Coogan imports his long-running stock comic character to the U.S. Partridge, a small-town British DJ, is a vainglorious twit. In this thin feature he gets caught up in a siege at his station that goes on far, far too...
  • Property of the Week: 98 Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield

    Property of the Week: 98 Hartford Avenue in Wethersfield
    Wethersfield has been appreciated as a desirable place to live since it was first discovered and settled more than three centuries ago by a band of English traders led by John Oldham in 1634. Today the section of town known as “Old” or “...
  • Sara Teets, Longtime Manchester Resident, WWII Vet, Dies At 89

    Sara Teets, a longtime resident and World War II veteran of the U.S. Army Air Force, died June 29. She was 89. Teets was born in Columbus, Ohio, one of eight children born to Alvin and Mary Phillips. She lived on a farm until her father and brothers...
  • Fort Eustis a budget target again, but to what extent?

    Fort Eustis a budget target again, but to what extent?
    An Army planning document released last week describes a devastating impact to Fort Eustis if deep budget cuts return in 2016. But at this point, it is based more in theory than reality. Still, even a theoretical cut of nearly 4,200 personnel from an...
  • U.S. Army soldier stole equipment from armory, pawned it, agents say

    U.S. Army soldier stole equipment from armory, pawned it, agents say
    In early April, an estimated $400,000 worth of military equipment was reported stolen from a U.S. Army facility in West Palm Beach. Among the missing supplies were tactical vests, gas masks, bayonets, machine gun magazines, and boxes of ready-to-eat...
  • Weeks of combat in Iraq show Shiite militias have few offensive capabilities

    IRBIL, Iraq The sectarian Shiite militias that the government in Baghdad has dispatched to fill the void created by the collapse of the Iraqi army are proving ill-equipped for offensive operations intended to reverse gains by the radical Islamic State,...
  • Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014

     Joseph F. Philipps led training program for plumbers, 1917-2014
    When the national chapter of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Union wanted to create an instructor training program in the early 1950s, it turned to Joseph F. Philipps, who 17 years earlier began his career as an apprentice with Local 597. Mr. Philipps...
  • Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014

     Leon Marinakos, engineer lectured on Greek history, 1924-2014
    Leon Marinakos combined an interest in Greek history with skills as a photographer to put together scores of lectures on subjects ranging from the 1821 War of Greek Independence to intimate looks at modern-day Greece. "People who saw his slides...