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7 hrs ago | The Hartford Courant
During his time at UConn, Geno Auriemma has coached the game's greatest players, but just two have come directly to him freshly seasoned by high-level international competition. Svetlana Abrosomiva was the first, spawned by years with the Russian national team.
18 hrs ago | Patch.com
There are 2.54 million Connecticut residents who are of driving age or older. And during that time frame there were 366,000 traffic stops across the state.
The Orioles' September surge to the cusp of an American League East championship has been characterized by their strong starting pitching in general, and right-hander Miguel Gonzalez in particular. Gonzalez could tell early on against the New York Yankees that he didn't have his best stuff Saturday afternoon.
After the Bridgeport Bluefish drew a big crowd against the Brakettes softball team in what general manager Ken Shepard billed as "the Battle of the Sexes" in July, Shepard and other Bluefish personnel adjourned to the nearby Holiday Inn to celebrate the evening's success. Shepard was battling Stage 4 kidney cancer at the time.
A teenager who crashed while driving drunk, killing a fellow RHAM High School student, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday and faces up to seven years in prison. Connor McKee, 18, pleaded guilty to a single count of second-degree manslaughter with a motor vehicle.
In his portrait by Gilbert Stuart, Thomas Macdonough looks the part of the dashing naval commander in a trim blue uniform with gold epaulets and a head of raffish blond curls. Theodore Roosevelt once called the handsome hero of the Battle of Lake Champlain, who is buried in Middletown, the greatest naval commander before the Civil War.
Proposed Downtown North Renderings A group led by New York-based LeylandAlliance and Middletown-based Centerplan has proposed building a ballpark, more than 210,000 square feet of municipal office space, more than 600 residential units, and retail space that features a supermarket with covered parking. The plan was presented Thursday to an advisory panel appointed by the city's development director.
The Friends of Hammonasset Pumpkin and Mum Sale began September 3 and will be open daily from 9 AM to 5 PM until September 29. The Sale is located on Route 1 in Madison, CT 300 yards east of the Hammonasset Beach State Park's main entrance . Friends of Hammonasset are selling pumpkins by the pound and chrysanthemums to brighten your doorstep this fall.
A road closure from Kelsey Springs Drive to Duck Hole Road is creating problems for Madison residents, the New Haven Register reported. Scott Cole, of Cole's Farm & Greenhouses, has a produce stand located right in front of the road closure.
The South Windsor Square Dance Club invites all area square dancers to a evening of square dancing and round dancing at the Powder Mill Barn in Enfield, on Friday, Sept. 26. A Fiesta Night Theme Dance will be held from 8:00-10:30 p.m. and will feature Caller, Matt McGovern and Cuer, Lee Fremault.
Deputy Commissioner Victor M. Diaz of the state Department of Motor Vehicles has resigned his position, the department confirmed Wednesday afternoion. "I accepted the resignation last night at 8:40 p.m. of the Deputy Commissioner for personal reasons," DMV Commissioner Melody Currey said in an emailed statement.
Families and friends of the 161 Connecticut residents who perished in the attacks on September 11, 2001 gathered for an annual memorial service at Sherwood Island Park in Westport on Tuesday evening. The family of Dianne Bullis Snyder reflects at her marker in Westport at the 9-11 Living Memorial.
Four billboards featuring UConn's Husky mascot, a towering Coor's beer bottle and the slogan, "Huskies Love the Cold," caused a flap that had school officials scrambling Wednesday to have the advertisements taken down. Ads had been removed from the two electronic billboards and would soon come down from the two "static" billboards as well, said Michael Enright, spokesman for UConn athletic department.
WILMINGTON, Del. A spokesman for the Southeastern Conference would not confirm or deny Wednesday that one of its members was responsible for filing the complaint against Geno Auriemma that led to a secondary infraction against the UConn coach over his phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis.
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network announced the premiere of its CPTV Original documentary exploring modern manufacturing and the role of innovation in companies located and thriving right here in Connecticut. Made in Connecticut premieres Thursday, Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. on CPTV, the PBS affiliate of the Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network, and is part of a yearlong, multi-platform initiative that celebrates Connecticut's manufacturing future, from high-tech to hand-made.
Updated: Sun Sep 14, 2014 07:46 pm
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