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  • 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...
  • Educators, parents and students prepare for first day of school

    With less than a week to go before the start of the 2014-2015 academic year, teachers and administrators have recently been going in and out of the Salem School. Classrooms are being decorated and preparations finalized for the new year. The local...
  • Colchester schools embrace new theme of community engagement

    Engagement is the theme for the new academic year, according to Colchester Superintendent of Schools Jeffry P. Mathieu. The theme is meant to encourage the schools to work together as a community among students, parents, staff and townspeople. After a...
  • Local woman sings the national anthem at Fenway

    As she stepped foot onto the turf at Fenway Park, lifelong Red Sox fan Sharon Brouillard paused for a moment and remarked, "you know, this is sacred ground." But tread upon it she did, as she marched up to the infield to sing "The Star Spangled Banner" in...
  • New program at NFA will help non-English speakers

    Starting out at a new high school can be confusing enough, but for students who speak virtually no English, navigating the halls of academia can seem nearly impossible. For students at Norwich Free Academy facing that challenge, NFA is opening the doors...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival

    Audiobooks' Narrator Johnny Heller Giving Talk At Avon Author Festival
    If you have ever wondered what it takes to become a successful narrator of audiobooks, you can find out when the Avon Library Author Festival comes to a close with a free event on Tuesday, Aug. 19, at 7 p.m. at Avon Free Public Library, 281 Country Club...
  • 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...
  • 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...