| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
This Humpty Dumpty nursery rhyme character at Quassy Amusement & Waterpark in Middlebury, appears poised to - indeed - take a great (icy) fall from atop the property's main office roof. A winter filled with relentless storms has hampered much of the...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Simsbury - Erika Sloan, a 2012 graduate of Simsbury High School, advanced in the quarterfinals on College Jeopardy! in a show that aired Friday evening. Sloan will compete in the semifinals scheduled to air Wednesday.
Sloan, now a Middlebury College...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 7:59 AM
Foto: Erika Sloan con anfitrión de Jeopardy! Alex Trebek (Foto cortesía de Jeopardy! / 14 de febrero del 2014)
Erika Sloan, graduada de Escuela Superior de Simsbury en el 2012 se presentará como participante en Jeopardy! el viernes por la noche....
| Feb 10, 2014
| 1:54 PM
MIDDLEBURY — The principal of the Waterbury Adult Continuing Education program is on paid leave after his arrest last week on drunken driving charges, officials said.
Antonio Musto has been with the Waterbury School district since 1997,...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The lift hill on "Wooden Warrior," Quassy Amusement & Waterpark's marquee roller coaster, was snowbound early this afternoon following a winter storm that created havoc throughout the Northeast and New England. Up to a foot of snow fell...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:07 AM
A convicted murderer who escaped from a Michigan prison during Sunday's Super Bowl was recaptured in Indiana on Monday after kidnapping a woman and forcing her to drive to the neighboring state, a corrections official said.
The woman was able to get away...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 9:00 PM
PASADENA, CALIF. — After she finished eighth on the ninth season of "American Idol" and performed in its summer tour in 2010, then teen singer Katie Stevens of Middlebury, moved to Los Angeles to take advantage of all the opportunities that were...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:59 AM
It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca).
Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Enrolling in a community college has always been a favorable way for students to combat the rising cost of education. But a program expanding nationally this year could make the potential payoff even better.
American Honors is an innovative, two-year-old...
| Sep 15, 2013
When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty.
Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The University of Nevada Las Vegas won the market appeal contest Thursday at the 2013 Solar Decathlon, edging out Vienna University of Technology, Stanford and Czech Technical University in one key phase of the 19-team competition to build the sustainable...