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  • Three Berlin Schools Get New Leaders

    Three new assistant principals will start work in district schools next month, a result of recent hires filing job vacated by the former assistants taking jobs out of the district, school board chairman Gary Brochu said Monday. BERLIN – Three new...
  • Buddy System: If Someone Needs Help, Buder Happy To Oblige

    HARTFORD — Charles – "No, call me 'Buddy' " Buder needs to donate one more pint of blood to reach the 28-gallon mark. Now that's giving. But then, that's what Buddy does. Buder starts his 42nd year as a volunteer with the Travelers...
  • Peter Jacobsen's Love Affair With Connecticut

    Peter Jacobsen's Love Affair With Connecticut
    Peter Jacobsen, a two-time PGA Tour winner in Cromwell, beat two courses for his first victory when the Sammy Davis Jr. Greater Hartford Open debuted at Tournament Players Club of Connecticut in 1984. "It was a tale of two courses," Jacobsen said in a...
  • He Missed, But Golfer Cody Paladino Keeps Aiming High

    He Missed, But Golfer Cody Paladino Keeps Aiming High
    The U.S. Open concludes Sunday in Pinehurst, N.C. The competition began with qualifying rounds during which the 10,127 golf entrants were winnowed to 82. Those early qualifying rounds included Connecticut's Cody Paladino in the sectional qualifier in...
  • Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show

    Garden Club Events, Greenhouse Tours, African Violet Show
    Garden Club Events The Enfield Garden Club is holding its spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 3, at the Enfield Senior Center 299 Elm St., from 8 a.m. until noon. The sale features perennials grown by the members of the club. Annuals from a local nursery...
  • Bike Shop Owner's Ride Isn't Over

    Bike Shop Owner's Ride Isn't Over
    BLOOMFIELD — Mike Wolf, once owner of the biggest bicycle retail chain in Connecticut, started fixing bikes as a teen in Bloomfield in the 1950s. Bloomfield Bike Shop was really a repair shop at first, with reconditioned bikes for sale and only a...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Does It Take A Billing Cycle To Switch Electricity Suppliers?

    Kevin Hunt: Why Does It Take A Billing Cycle To Switch Electricity Suppliers?
    Q: "When I figured out the cause of the big increase in my electric bill in December, I quickly chose another provider at a fixed rate. This provider assured me that their rate would take effect with my next billing. But when I received January's bill...
  • It's Still Called Omni Comics, But Business Has Evolved

     It's Still Called Omni Comics, But Business Has Evolved
    WETHERSFIELD — Comics gets top billing at Scott Wool and George Fietziewicz's business, Omni Comics and Cards, but Wool laughs when he's asked how much of the sales are comic books these days. "Negligible. Two percent or so," he says, laughing...
  • Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin

    Killed In Action In Gulf War: Plainfield's Cindy Beaudoin
    Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war. The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty. Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
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