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  • American Legion Baseball: Not Once, But Twice

    BRISTOL – Tolland coach Steve Paasch stood in his team's dugout at Muzzy Field on Sunday and kept coming back to the same word: rejuvenate. It was Paasch's hope that his team's dramatic walk-off victory over Waterford in 15 innings on a Ben...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Reports: RBS To Slash U.S. Mortgage Business, Cut Jobs In Stamford

    Royal Bank of Scotland has become the latest overseas bank to shrink its business in the United States after announcing it would cut its mortgage trading business by two-thirds, the Financial Times reported. The British bank will eliminate hundreds of...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • With State Aid, Vineyard Vines To Stay In Stamford, Build New HQ

    Vineyard Vines, the successful Stamford menswear company known for its pink ties with whales on them, is getting millions of state dollars to move across town, where it plans to set up a new headquarters and add hundreds of jobs. The company outgrew...
  • Design Within Reach opens sleek studio in North and Clybourn corridor

    Design Within Reach opens sleek studio in North and Clybourn corridor
    Design Within Reach has taken its Eames chairs and Saarinen tables to a spacious new studio meant to make customers feel right at home. The 17,000-square-foot shop along the North and Clybourn shopping corridor at 755 W. North Ave. had a soft opening...
  • Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet

    Mental Illness Shouldn't Be Kept In Closet
    How special it is when celebrity athletes use their gifts to "win" at causes other than sports. Royce White is a collegiate-turned-professional basketball player. Like many outstanding college players, White gained national attention in high school,...