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  • Tree of life plaque dedication

    NORWICH- Survivors of the 1963 Spaulding Pond flood read a plaque recently dedicated near the "tree of life" that saved their lives. The plaque memorializes Margaret "Honey" Moody, who died trying to save her three sons. Pictured l-r: Moody sons Tom Jr.,...
  • 'National Night Out' Set For New Britain Tuesday

    NEW BRITAIN -— Police will sponsor their local version of the National Night Out next week with a change: There will be two locations instead of one. Activities are planned Aug. 5 at Willow Street Park as well as at Walnut Hill Park. Around...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Good Chance To Save Seaside After All

    Good Chance To Save Seaside After All
    The main building at the former Seaside Regional Center in Waterford is one of a kind, a haunting historic structure, an architectural response to a 1930s medical challenge. It was built as a sanitarium for children with tuberculosis, the first facility...
  • Orlando City signs Harrison Heath, son of coach Adrian Heath

    Orlando City signs Harrison Heath, son of coach Adrian Heath
    Orlando City is making it a family affair. The Lions announced Thursday the signing of 18-year-old Harrison Heath, the son of Orlando City coach Adrian Heath. The midfielder is eligible for selection in tonight's match against Sacramento Republic F.C....
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Registration For Vivaldi Gloria & Bach Magnificat

    Cantorum's board of Directors and music director/conductor Barry B. Asch announce that this year celebrates the organization's 45th anniversary season. Cappella Cantorum is the lower Connecticut River Valley and Shoreline's premier non-auditioned...
  • Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker

    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, homemaker
    Frances M. "Peg" Spath, a homemaker who enjoyed vacationing in Ocean City, died July 22 of a stroke at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury. She was 98. The daughter of Dr. John Milton King, a dentist, and Francesca Heinekamp King, a homemaker,...
  • LAPD cadet program aims to give teens, communities a brighter future

    Let's say you were to approach a teenager in greater Los Angeles and offer this deal: How would you like to give up your Saturdays for the next 18 weeks, agree to do as you're told without exception, attempt one physical and mental challenge after...
  • Planning For Future Of Dodd Stadium, Now 20 Years Old

    Planning For Future Of Dodd Stadium, Now 20 Years Old
    NORWICH — The 20th anniversary of the Thomas J. Dodd Memorial Stadium is a good time to start planning for the next 20 years by investing in capital improvements and marketing, says Glenn Carberry, who launched the idea of bringing minor league...