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  • Treating Your Bridesmaids Right

    Treating Your Bridesmaids Right
    Yes, the bride is traditionally the star of the show. But that ring on your finger doesn’t give you license to treat your wedding party like your personal minions. Many women in their twenties and thirties have a “bridesmaid horror story&...
  • Save money on back-to-school shopping at consignment stores

    Why shop consignment for back-to-school? As Again! Again! owner Laura Kobylanski points out, there are many good reasons. Kobylanski's shop is located in Colchester, and carries gently-used children's clothing size preemie to junior, shoes size 0...
  • Northwestern Connecticut College Creates Manufacturing Degree Program

    Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing. The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Students...
  • Lori Riley: At 2.7 Miles, It Has Stayed The Course

    Newington High's Bill Rodgers held the course record for two years. That is, until his teammate James Hall, a New England cross country champion, broke it in 1967. It took Conard's Ahmed Haji, a two-time New England champ, 36 years to top that. Finally,...
  • Community Gardening Expo At Manchester Community College

    Community Gardening Expo At Manchester Community College
    MANCHESTER — A free event focused on community gardening is set for Saturday at Manchester Community College. The Celebration of Connecticut Community Gardens, slated for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is to include workshops on topics such as composting and...
  • MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader

    MARC Of Manchester Appoints Interim Leader
    MANCHESTER — MARC, Inc., which serves developmentally disabled people in the Manchester area, has appointed an interim leader as the organization seeks a replacement for former executive director Ken Charpentier. Terry Schmitt, an ordained minister...
  • Bolton Church looking for crafters for September fair

    BOLTON - St. George's Episcopal Church is inviting crafters to rent a booth at the church's 39th annual Craft and Harvest Fair. The event will be held on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall and on the church grounds at 1150 Boston...
  • Manchester Resident wins national award

    MANCHESTER - Lisa Berthiaume, past exalted ruler of Manchester Elks' Lodge No. 1893 and the Connecticut Elks Association's State Drug Awareness Program (DAP) chairman, was recently honored with the "Crystal Elk" at the 150th Elks National Convention...
  • Little Theater of Manchester 2015 season

    MANCHESTER - The Little Theatre of Manchester is accepting proposals for directors, music directors, designers, and stage managers for the 2015 season. All shows and opening night dates are listed on the LTM website at http://www....
  • Bobby Gage Wins Manchester Open With An 8-Under 64

    MANCHESTER – Bobby Gage and Jimmy Hazen finished their rounds in the Manchester Open and headed to the clubhouse at Manchester Country Club Monday. The conversation quickly turned to the par-4, 299-yard 10th hole, where Gage had made eagle after...
  • Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare

    Saint Mary's Hospital To Be Acquired By Tenet Healthcare
    A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury. Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...