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  • Slow down, it's Maine

    BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower." I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
  • 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...
  • Two Teens Killed In Harwinton Crash

    John Secor didn't hear the crash, only the desperate pleas and pounding at his back door minutes later. "Please help, there's been a terrible accident, please call 911," yelled 17-year-old John Kelley. As Secor's wife made the phone call from their...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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 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 Akron,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...