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  • UCF theater students honor Martin Luther King

     UCF theater students honor Martin Luther King
    Independence Day reminded me I never had a chance to write about a University of Central Florida project that honored an American hero — the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. — this spring. UCF students and faculty spent their spring break in...
  • A Decline in Maine Lobster Prices Is Yet To Have An Effect in CT

    A Decline in Maine Lobster Prices Is Yet To Have An Effect in CT
    While the lack of lobsters in Long Island Sound means commercial lobster fishing along the Connecticut shore has just about hit rock bottom, Maine has an entirely different problem: too many lobsters. There are so many lobsters in Maine waters right...
  • Crime & Punishment: Groton Man Tries To Fake His Own Death After Impregnating Mistress

    Crime & Punishment: Groton Man Tries To Fake His Own Death After Impregnating Mistress
    Connecticut's Most Awful Landlord: Three residents of Sunwood Condominiums in Shelton were concerned about potential liability after a roofer fell to his death from the top of their building last February. Officials had twice halted the renovation because...
  • McMahon and Murphy Launch Senate Campaigns

    McMahon and Murphy Launch Senate Campaigns
    The general election campaign for U.S. Senate was only hours old Wednesday when Republican Linda McMahon launched a robocall to 300,000 senior citizen households accusing Democratic rival Chris Murphy of voting to cut Medicare by $700 billion. Murphy,...
  • Companies with Connecticut Operations Among Top Toxic Corporate Polluters, According to New Study

    Five different companies with operations in Connecticut have achieved the dubious honor of being listed among the top toxic “Corporate Air Polluters” on a University of Massachusetts institute’s 100-worst list for 2012. According to the...
  • Arts & Ideas Diary Day 3: Tuesday, June 18

    Arts & Ideas Diary Day 3: Tuesday, June 18
    I talked more about the festival today than I experienced it. I was one of several guests on Colin McEnroe’s WNPR radio show, broadcast live from the lobby of the Study Hotel on Chapel Street. Festival artists Martin Bresnick, David Chambers,...
  • Artists Create A Poetry Walk Along Seaside At UConn In Groton

    Artists Create A Poetry Walk Along Seaside At UConn  In Groton
    David Madacsi has an ambiguous relationship with the ocean. His home along the Mystic River flooded during Hurricane Sandy. A mooring buoy with a rusty chain was one of the pieces of detritus that washed onto his property. He intended to throw it away,...
  • Our Picks: Lend a Hand (or Paw)

    Our Picks: Lend a Hand (or Paw)
    3rd Annual Pawsitively Purr-fect Summer Re-sale: June 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; June 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. New and gently used pet items for sale, to raise funds for the Animal Welfare League of New London County. Boilermakers Lodge 614, 33 Sacred Heart Dr.,...
  • One Woman's Choice Expected To Be Talk Of Tattoo Convention

    One Woman's Choice Expected To Be Talk Of Tattoo Convention
    At Tommy's Tattoo Convention, happening this weekend at Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, hundreds of tattoos will be created: skulls, monsters, flames, eloquent mottos, pretty girls, animals, birds. Compared to these, a spray of pink peonies may...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Courtney: Compromise To Avert Sequestration Cuts

    Unless Congress crafts a bipartisan compromise by Friday, the Budget Control Act of 2011 will sequester — or cancel — $85 billion of spending planned for the rest of this year. The cuts would be mindlessly spread across all federal agencies,...