| Jan 12, 2012
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...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:26 PM
Croll Leslie Grady, 76, of Scotland, Pa., passed away on Saturday, Jan. 28, 2012, at the D.C. Medical VA Hospital from complications of diabetes.
He was born Oct. 13, 1935, in Middletown, Conn., the son of Josephine (Merriam) Grady of Belfast, Maine, and...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 6:17 AM
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...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 12:45 PM
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...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 6:19 AM
Celebrations Gallery and Shoppes, at 330 Pomfret St. (Route 169) in Pomfret Center, presents “Small Works: Artful Treasures,” an exhibition and sale, from Saturday, Nov. 10, opening with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m., and ending on Sunday, Jan....
| Nov 12, 2012
| 4:57 PM
The final votes are tallied and at last it's time to stop talking and start creating jobs.
The self-proclaimed job creators who ran for office did create jobs — especially during their campaigns — but those jobs were temporary. Now that the...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 11:39 AM
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...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 9:24 AM
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...
| Mar 15, 2011
| 4:36 PM
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...
| Apr 24, 2010
| 11:09 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After Hampton, in Middlesex, England.
ORIGINS: Settled in the early 1700s as a parish known as Windham Village or Kennedy Parish. Hampton was incorporated in 1786 from parts of Brooklyn, Canterbury, Mansfield, Pomfret and Windham....
| Aug 27, 2010
As we walked through the deep grass of a former dairy farm, the sound of bulldozers echoed across the fields and woods in the heart of the 700-acre Baffin Sanctuary.
"It's bizarre to hear heavy machinery out here," said Sarah Heminway, director of the...