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  • Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup

    Weekly Maryland recruiting roundup
    As the Maryland men's basketball team looks for ways to produce more points, one future Terp is on a scoring tear. The Washington Post caught up recently with Bishop O'Connell guard Melo Trimble, who scored 33 and 31 points in back-to-back games last...
  • An Art Show Made From Recycled and Repurposed Materials, at Celebrations Gallery in Pomfret

    An Art Show Made From Recycled and Repurposed Materials, at Celebrations Gallery in Pomfret
    Recycled/repurposed materials are the thing at Flower Power, featuring artwork by 12 regional artists, (including Katie Samuelson, whose chair and table are pictured above). You'll see some weird stuff: an antique Victrola made into a cartoon-viewing...
  • Speakers Explore Changing Roles, New Options For Small Businesses Wrestling With Health Reform

    Dr. Murray Buttner said America's health insurance system is treated as though it's prepaid health care. People expect to have all of their medical services covered by insurance, which is like expecting auto coverage to pay for oil changes or homeowner's...
  • Marylanders starting their return home from Thanksgiving

    Marylanders starting their return home from Thanksgiving
    It was so quiet at BWI Marshall Airport Saturday morning, you could hear a little girl in pink singing "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star" as she and her family awaited their luggage at Carousel 3. Unlike the two days leading up to Thanksgiving, when the...
  • 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...
  • Police taser man who shoved kids, assaulted officer at Carlisle Parade

    Police taser man who shoved kids, assaulted officer at Carlisle Parade
    A man who pushed aside children at a the Halloween Parade to get candy ended up in the hospital after a scuffle with a police officer. The officer was responding to complaints from parade watchers about the man, Frederick Pisano, 51, being disruptive...
  • Movie Review: Lord of the Dance 3D

     
    That fast-footed freak of nature Michael Flatley has a few more taps, stomps, poses and costume changes left in the tank. But now in his 50s, it's high time he committed the dance phenomenon that he launched to film, preserving the work of his army of...
  • Pomfret

    Pomfret
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Pontefrat , pronounced Pomfret, in Yorkshire England, the English home of Connecticut Gov. Gurdon Saltonstall (1708-1724). ORIGINS: Settled in 1696 when Captain John Sabin built a house in the area, which also served as an...
  • Immerse yourself in burgers at The Vanilla Bean Cafe in Pomfret

    Immerse yourself in burgers at The Vanilla Bean Cafe in Pomfret
    Head over to Pomfret and find yourself immersed in a wide variety of burger options. Start with your choice of basic, organic turkey, New Boston beef, buffalo, black bean or garden burger, then take it to the next level, with nine different fixings...
  • Students named to dean's list

    The following students have been named to the dean's list at the Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, Ga. for fall quarter 2011. Lauren Cahill, Emma Frantz, and Melissa Martinez, of Reisterstown, Maxwell Needleman and Taylor Pollack, of...
  • Man arrested for throwing bottles off roof of Carlisle hotel

    Man arrested for throwing bottles off roof of Carlisle hotel
    Police needed the assistance of a ladder truck to remove an inebriated man from the roof of the Comfort Suites early Sunday morning. William Owens, 22, of Carlisle and Newville, was throwing bottles onto South Hanover Street and parking garage. Police...