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  • Williams Flunks Test For College Presidency

    Williams Flunks Test For College Presidency
    There's been some confusion at Quinebaug Valley Community College, in the Danielson section of rural Killingly. Like every community college, the school's curriculum includes many job training programs. The problem here is that state Senate leader...
  • Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses

    Researchers Hunt For Keys To Earlier Alzheimer's Diagnoses
    Mary Christian-Madden's motherwas diagnosed with Alzheimer's in her late 70s, and four of her cousins, now all deceased, also developed the disease. "So I already know that it's there on the maternal side of the family," said Christian-Madden, 56, a...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Minimum Wage Hike Would Give Women A Needed Boost

    Recently, the Appropriations Committee of the Connecticut General Assembly took a strong step toward growing and strengthening the wages of Connecticut's lowest-wage earners by voting to increase the state's minimum wage. In doing so, the committee also...
  • Crime & Punishment: Medical Worker Arrested For Showing Her Husband Adam Lanza's Body

    Crime & Punishment: Medical Worker Arrested For Showing Her Husband Adam Lanza's Body
    "I want to say I'm truly sorry for the mistakes I've made in my life," said former state Sen. Ernie Newton as he campaigned to regain his old seat last May. Those mistakes were spelled out in the corruption charges that landed Newton in prison in 2005....
  • State Scrapped School Safety Funding Program

    State Scrapped School Safety Funding Program
    As the legislature convenes just weeks after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, its focus is sure to include the issue of school security and questions over how to pay for needed upgrades. But fewer than three years ago the state pulled the plug...
  • Northwest's Sarah Gillespie: One Runner To Remember

    Northwest's Sarah Gillespie: One Runner To Remember
    SARAH GILLESPIE NORTHWEST CATHOLIC CLASS: Senior EVENTS: Mile/1,000 meters COACH: Patrick Williamson ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Completed one of the best Connecticut girls indoor careers of the last 15 years by finishing fifth in the mile in the New...
  • Gillespie Expected To Power Northwest Catholic Again

    Northwest Catholic girls' indoor track coach Patrick Williamson has wanted to paraphrase one of UConn coach Geno Auriemma's most famous quotes for a long time. But out of fear of embarrassment or how it might be perceived, he's kept his mouth shut....
  • CT Closeup: Putnam

    CT Closeup: Putnam
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The town was named for Revolutionary War Gen. Israel Putnam, who is reputed to have said: "Don't fire until you see the whites of their eyes," during the Battle of Bunker Hill. When the town was incorporated from Killingly, Pomfret...
  • The EPA maps Connecticut's greenhouse gassers

    The EPA maps Connecticut's greenhouse gassers
    A decade ago, Connecticut nicknamed its dirtiest power generating plants the “Sooty Six.” Those got cleaned up and by 2010, according to a new federal greenhouse gas report, we were down to a less-than-Fragrant Five big emitters. Now one...
  • Gymnastics State Champions

    State Open: Woodstock Academy Class L: Glastonbury Class M: Woodstock Academy Class S: Killingly