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  • Court upholds Georgia’s ban on guns in places of worship

     
    Religion News Service reporter Adelle M. Banks writes about Georgia's ban on guns in the pews: (RNS) A federal appeals court has upheld Georgia’s ban on bringing guns into places of worship. The Rev. Jonathan Wilkins, a Baptist pastor, and a gun-...
  • A Strange Beginning, But A Great Middle And End On Waterbury's Hancock Brook Trail

    It was the strangest trailhead I've seen in my travels across the state: On one side, a dilapidated iron truss bridge with more air than wood for its walkway and on the other side an unwelcoming fence for the Blue Stone Quarry. But then I saw it. A...
  • The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    The Ultimate List of Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
  • Crime & Punishment: State Trooper by day, prostitute by night

    Crime & Punishment: State Trooper by day, prostitute by night
    Madeline Smith reportedly told the police officer who spotted her driving the wrong way down a Norwalk street that she could not possibly be drunk because she had tested her blood alcohol level on an iPhone app. But the app in question does not actually...
  • Arts Input Sought for New State "Arts Office"

    Want to put your two cents in about the Connecticut Office of the Arts, formerly the state’s Commission on Culture and Tourism — but down-classified when it became part of the Department of Economic and Community Development? The COA will...
  • CIAC Championships, Final Poll

    State Open: Team, Ridgefield; individual, Reid Watson, Glastonbury Class LL: Ridgefield; Watson Class L: Wilson; Brittany Mendelson, Pomperaug-Southbury Class MM: Guilford; Rachael Roscow, Avon Class M: Tolland; Annmarie Tuxbury, Northwestern-Winsted...
  • Connie L. Knox, Sun copy editor and Guild leader, dies

    Connie L. Knox, Sun copy editor and Guild leader, dies
    Connie L. Knox, a veteran Baltimore Sun copy editor and Sunday Sun Magazine writer who had been active in the Newspaper Guild for decades, died Sunday of an apparent heart attack at her Sparks home. She was 68. Connie L. Mugrage was born and raised in...
  • Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park

    Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park
    A soldier who graduated from Watertown High School has died in Afghanistan, the Armysaid Monday. Sgt. 1st Class Dae Han Park, 36, died Saturday near Kajran, in Daykundi province, Afghanistan. Park, a solider with Charlie Co., 3rd Battalion,1st Special...
  • Guns, God and Church

     
    Religion News Service writer Adelle M. Banks writes about the battle being waged over whether a congregation has the right to bear arms — in their pews. States caught in crossfire over guns in churches By Adelle M. Banks The way Rev. Jonathan...
  • Kleen Energy Plant Tragedy: Lessons And Legacy

    Kleen Energy Plant Tragedy: Lessons And Legacy
    Perhaps the legacy of the deadly explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant one year ago today can best be understood through the prism of the host city – a community that will draw an anxious breath when the rebuilt, $1 billion plant flips the...
  • Coastal Maine: Etched in the heart

    Coastal Maine: Etched in the heart
    The Olson House is hard to find, but once you arrive, there is no mistaking it. We made a few wrong turns at first, my brother and his wife, my wife, Margie, and I. The four of us had had taken this day trip to the village of Cushing just three years ago,...