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  • State Ignores Crumbling Mansfield School

    A photographer friend called a few weeks ago, from the grounds of the former Mansfield Training School in Mansfield. "One of the buildings has a hole in the roof with a tree growing through it," he said. He knew I had written extensively about the state'...
  • UConn Should Live Sustainably Within Its Watershed

    "Unquenchable" is the title of Robert Glennon's scorching critique of U.S. historical water policy. The word also applies to the University of Connecticut's seemingly unlimited thirst for water. To ensure the growth of its Technology Park, hedge against...
  • New Storrs Center Showcases Smart Growth

    The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
  • Gators more opened minded than dumb Hogs

     
         By now, we all know about the Arkansas radio station firing  a reporter for wearing a Gator hat.   KAKS general manager Dan Storrs says “this radio station is Hog Sports Radio. We are very biased. We s...
  • Phil Steele’s Florida Matchups for Week 7

     
    A quick note: I will be posting my Midseason All-Conference Teams on Friday, October 14th on PhilSteele.com. Make sure you check out and see how your favorite players stack up. Florida St at Duke Not only has Florida St never lost to Duke (16-0) but no...
  • Major companies file brief against DOMA: Discrimination is bad for business

     
    In a major and somewhat unusual move, over 70 major businesses and organizations filed a legal brief stating their opposition to the anti-gay “Defense of Marriage Act” (DOMA), which bans federal recognition of same-sex marriages. Some of the...
  • Doron Sheffer, Former Kevin Ollie Teammate, Back In State

    Doron Sheffer, Former Kevin Ollie Teammate, Back In State
    GREENWICH — GREENWICH — The children sat on the grass, counted down from 100, and then sang songs to await his arrival. When the tall, very thin man appeared in loose-fitting, spartan clothing, he quickly got their attention. Doron Sheffer,...
  • Founder Of MACC A Lover Of God, Life

    Hannah Hackney, a founding member of the Manchester Area Conference of Churches, died on July 17. She was 96. Hackney was born in Somers in 1917 to Frank and Anna Malinski. She attended local schools and moved to Manchester in 1972. She moved to South...
  • The Farmer's Cow Calfe & Creamery

    The Farmer's Cow Calfe & Creamery
    Roughly eight years ago, six dairy farms — Fairvue Farms in Woodstock, Hytone Farm in Coventry, Mapleleaf Farm in Hebron, Fort Hill Farms in Thompson, Cushman Farms in Franklin and Graywall Farm in Lebanon — banded together to form a...
  • Breast Cancer Treatment Is Over; Now How Do You Get Back To Normal?

    Breast Cancer Treatment Is Over; Now How Do You Get Back To Normal?
    A diagnosis of breast cancer often leads to a treatment plan that includes surgery, chemotherapy and/or radiation and frequent check-ups. As the treatment takes place over time, a routine develops. But what happens — and what should a patient do...
  • Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults?

    Eggs, gluten, coffee, red meat, potatoes: Do they deserve the insults?
    With food as with fashion, tastes change. Today, bread cubes dipped in a cheddar cheese fondue seems about as dated as bell bottoms. Nutritional advice changes too. Foods that were once touted as healthful can suddenly gain unsavory reputations, and...