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  • American Legion Northeast Regional

    Location: Palmer Field, Middletown Dates: Thursday-Monday Connecticut teams: Cheshire, RCP (Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland), Middletown Other teams: Milford, Mass.; Central Falls, R.I.; Dover, N.H.; Bangor, Maine; Essex, Vt. Thursday schedule:...
  • Eugene Brewer, Founder of Manchester Church of Christ, Dies At 87

    Eugene Brewer, Founder of Manchester Church of Christ, Dies At 87
    Dillard Eugene Brewer, founder and minister of the Manchester Church of Christ for 31 years, died July 13. He was 87. Known best as Eugene or Gene, Brewer was born in the small, rural town of Chandler, Okla., to parents who were both farmers. Brewer...
  • Cinco disparados fuera de un Club Nocturno en Stamford el domingo por la mañana

    Cinco disparados fuera de un Club Nocturno en Stamford el domingo por la mañana
    Cuatro hombres y una mujer fueron disparados tras un altercado afuera de una discoteca local el domingo temprano. La policía dijo que fueron alertados de un tiroteo en el área del Club nocturno Tino, 84 West Park Place, alrededor de las 1:30am y llegó a...
  • Controversial Judge, Suspended In 2009 After Racially Charged Rant, Seeks Reappointment

     Controversial Judge, Suspended In 2009 After Racially Charged Rant, Seeks Reappointment
    Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield — who in recent years has served two disciplinary suspensions, one for 240 days after hurling racially charged taunts at a black state trooper during her October 2008 drunken-driving arrest — has...
  • Democrats Reap $91,000 From Charter Schools Advocate And His Family

    There may be no better illustration of state Democrats' massive fundraising efforts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election year than the political donations of Jonathan Sackler and his extended family. A total of $91,000 in donations has rolled into...
  • Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand

     Lori Riley: Achilles Volunteers Offer Guiding Hand
    Erin Spaulding was in the middle of training for a half-marathon when one day at work, a 350-pound cabinet came loose from the wall above her desk and fell on her head. That was in 2010. Three years later, she did get to run her half-marathon, at...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
  • 10 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Race

    Unequal Unemployment: During the Great Recession, unemployment among whites peaked at about 7 percent while unemployment for Hispanics and blacks peaked at more than 17 percent. A Top-10 List Not To Be On: In 2010, the Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk...
  • Look To Congestion Tolling, Transit To Unblock Highways

    Look To Congestion Tolling, Transit To Unblock Highways
    In 1999, the consultant Michael Gallis said that Connecticut was in danger of becoming an "economic cul-de-sac" because of bottlenecked transportation. Fifteen years later, this oft-repeated phrase appears prophetic. Rail service on the Metro-North line...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • Frontier, AT&T Union Reach Deal, Ending Feud As Hearings Start

    Less than two months ago, the situation was dire between Frontier Communications and the Connecticut union representing 2,200 AT&T workers who would join Frontier after a proposed merger. On May 2, negotiators for the Communications Workers of America,...