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  • Medical Examiner: Bristol Deaths Were Murder-Suicide

    The office of the chief state medical examiner said Thursday that the death of Kyla Ryng was a homicide and the death of her husband, Alexander Ryng, was a suicide. The Bristol couple were found in their home Wednesday, both with single gunshots to the...
  • The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards

    The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards
    Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
  • State's New Port Authority Can Help Boost Business

    State's New Port Authority Can Help Boost Business
    When the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan was new, in the 1840s, New London harbor was a floating forest of topmasts, the second largest whaling port in the country. As the wonderfully restored wooden whaler set sail from New London this past weekend, there...
  • 19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility

     19th-Century Irish Catholic Immigrants Faced Unabashed Hostility
    Tensions between Irish immigrants and anti-immigrant nativists nearly exploded into violence during newly elected Connecticut Gov. William T. Minor's May 1855 inaugural parade. A month earlier, Minor and his fellow Know-Nothing Party candidates had...
  • Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance

    Keeping The Faith: Jolts En Route To Religious Acceptance
    Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked. But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
  • Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm

    Breaking New Ground: Women At The Helm
    At the helm of a ship early in her career with the U.S. Coast Guard, Sandra Stosz was given an ultimatum: "You stand on the bridge like John Wayne with a six-gun in each hand barking orders and then I'll qualify you." Stosz, a 1978 graduate of the U....
  • What's Next For The XL Center?

    What's Next For The XL Center?
    I have no answer. I'm going to ask the question, anyway. If the forces that oppose the Rock Cats' move to Hartford in what has become a daily food fight are able to kill the $60 million stadium deal, will it enhance or diminish the chances of getting...
  • Excerpt: Venture Smith

    Excerpt: Venture Smith
    At the close of that year I was sold to a Thomas Stanton, and had to be separated from my wife and one daughter, who was about one month old. He resided at Stonington Point. To this place I brought with me from my late master's ... three old Spanish...
  • Will Foxwoods' Expansion Into Theatrical Entertainments Change Marketplace?

    The news that “Menopause the Musical” is returning to Connecticut is not exactly a headline grabber. After all, the show has been entertaining scads of largely female audiences for years in theaters across the country. It’s even...
  • Mohegan Tribe To Open 16 Franchise Locations Of Colorado Burger Restaurant

    Mohegan Tribe To Open 16 Franchise Locations Of Colorado Burger Restaurant
    The Mohegan Tribe announced Thursday a new franchise agreement to bring 16 locations of a Colorado burger chain to New England. The tribe entered an agreement to open 16 Smashburger locations in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The burger...
  • No More Vietnams: A Tragic Lesson Forgotten

    No More Vietnams: A Tragic Lesson Forgotten
    I knew Arnie Holm slightly when we were growing up in southeastern Connecticut. He was a couple of years older than I, and we both caddied at the New London Country Club in Waterford. He was a big, blond, outgoing kid; a fearsome football player at...