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  • Ronald Spencer Sr.: He kept the presses running

    Ronald Spencer Sr.: He kept the presses running
    When the very first space shuttle blasted off from Kennedy Space Center in 1981, Ronald Spencer Sr. was one of the first in Orlando to see the story on the front page of the Orlando Sentinel-Star. In his decades of production work with this newspaper...
  • Extreme medicine: The search for new antibiotics

    NORWICH England (Reuters) - Pampering leafcutter ants with fragrant rose petals and fresh oranges may seem an unlikely way to rescue modern medicine, but scientists at a lab in eastern England think it's well worth trying.     As the world cries out...
  • Foley's Comments At Fusion Paperboard Focus Of Continuing Debate

    Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley has been constantly blasted by Democrats for two weeks for his statements outside a soon-to-be-closed paper mill in Sprague, generating an issue that has already been featured in political attack ads by two...
  • Adaptation of Wally Lamb novel is now being filmed in region

    When Connecticut author Wally Lamb's book, "She's Come Undone," gained national recognition in 1997 – after being featured in Oprah Winfrey's popular book club – there was a lot of talk about making the story into a film. The movie rights...
  • Lots of work ahead before Norwich ice rink reopens

    The lead time for fabrication of a new refrigeration plant takes about 10 to 12 weeks and comes with a price tag of about $500,000. The new managers of the Norwich Municipal Ice Rink selected by the Norwich City Council are anxious to get that work...
  • First Selectwoman says Fusion Paperboard's closure is 'investment' decision by owners

    The blow that struck the town of Sprague two weeks ago reads like the script of a Hollywood drama, except the events in this little town are all too real. Workers at Fusion Paperboard in the Versailles section of Sprague were told on July 23 that they...
  • Good Neighbor

    NEW QUESTIONS: CANNING JARS: An Enfield reader is interested in canning jars with screw-on lids, in any size. Will pick up. PAINTING: A Windsor reader wants painting jobs for elderly ladies or couples in the Windsor, Windsor Locks and Suffield areas....
  • A Happenstance Meeting At The Great Ashford Oak

    A Happenstance Meeting At The Great Ashford Oak
    Among the many coincidences and connections I found along Route 44, one of the best happened at the Ashford Oak, the once-mighty tree that was the largest red oak in the United States. The oak stands just a few hundred feet off the main road, on the...
  • CT Recap: UConn LBs Stand Out In NFL Preseason Week 1

    Week 1 of the NFL preseason is in the books with 29 players with Connecticut connections on NFL rosters. That number is down one from a week ago as the Arizona Cardinals cut former UConn star Trevardo Williams on Friday. Two former UConn linebackers stood...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Technical High School Students Excel At SkillsUSA National Competition

    Last month, the Connecticut Delegation, a group of students representing the Connecticut Technical High School System (CTHSS), traveled to Kansas City, MO to compete in the SkillsUSA Championships as part of the 50th annual National Leadership and...
  • Regional Digest: Edgewood LL Wins In Senior League Series

    Edgewood LL Wins Edgewood Little League of Bristol defeated Europe-Africa 1-0 in pool play Monday in the Senior League World Series in Bangor, Maine. Brady Burney allowed four hits and struck out four in eight innings. Ben Mazzone drove in the only run...