Noyes School of Rhythm

PORTLAND – In a leafy woodland setting by a lake, the Noyes School of Rhythm carries on a 95-year-old tradition. During their stay each summer, ladies discard their confining contemporary clothes, slip on diaphanous tunics and assume Greek names like Pegasus, Selene, and Persephone. The experience is uplifting and for many a way of passage [...]

Hillary Clinton Speaks At UConn Forum

Wednesday night former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spoke at the Edmond Fusco Contemporary Issues Forum at the Jorgensen Center For The Performing Arts on the UConn campus. To read Daniela Altimari’s story on Clinton’s visit click here: For More Photos Click Here:

Eagles Fall To Hornets 4-3

East Hartford jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings but East Catholic’s rally fell short in a 4-3 loss at home in Manchester Thursday afternoon. For more photos click here:

Battle Of The Undefeated

On Monday afternoon UConn head coach Geno Auriemma said “There’s no matchup for Kayla McBride and Jewell Loyd. I don’t think anybody in the country has figured out how to guard those two. And I’m not sure we’re going to be able to guard them either.” Maryland thought they had a plan but Notre Dame [...]

Coaches Against Cancer

Nearly forty people signed up to have their heads shaved for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation fund-raiser at Vaughn’s Public House Tuesday night in Hartford. For more photos click here:

Dirt Floor Recording Studio

The hills are alive, with the sound of music…. Alright, I mean the woods are alive, in Chester anyway where Eric Lichter has made quite a name for himself producing music at his Dirt Floor Studio. For the whole story by Jason Simms click here: The place is set back from the road on a [...]

Class LL Boy’s Swimming Championship

Greenwich won its second consecutive Class LL swimming title and Glastonbury finished third at Wesleyan’s Natatorium in the Freeman Athletic Center on Wednesday afternoon. For the rest of Matt McDonough’s story click here: For more photos click here:

Senior Night – UConn Men

It’s been an emotional ride for the Shabazz Napier, Niles Giffey and Tyler Olander, three of the five players honored on Senior Night at Gampel Pavilion Wednesday night. For those three their career began with head coach Jim Calhoun and they experienced the joy of winning a National Championship together… …they also experienced the heartache [...]

Cat and Dog Fight

On Saturday the UConn men avenged a 63-58 loss to the Bearcats at the Fifth Third Arena on February 6 in Cincinnati with a tenacious defensive effort at the XL Center resulting in a 51-45 Husky victory. The Huskies forced 20 twenty turnovers including 4 steals by Ryan Boatright setting the tone of the game. [...]

Maple Sugar Time

It’s that time of year again, Maple sugaring. Problem is, it has been so cold lately that the trees haven’t been able to produce much. Cold nights is necessary but they need warm days to get the sap flowing and with the below normal temperatures we’ve had recently during the day it has delayed production [...]

Bill Covitz – Ice Sculptor

Bill Covitz didn’t know where he would wind up after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in 1991 with the desire to be a chef but for the past 14 years he has mastered the art of carving ice. VIEW MORE:

Super Bowl XLVIII

The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks will play for the NFL Championship at MetLife Stadium on Sunday, February, 2, 2014. The week leading up to big game turns into a media circus and for the football fan the NFL has created the largest “Fan Festival” by blocking off over a dozen city blocks in Times [...]

Shuttered School Decision

The Bristol Planning Commission held a public walk-through of the Memorial Boulevard School Monday afternoon and will hold two public hearings later this month to get ideas on what to next with the property. What should the city do with the historic school building near downtown that it closed in 2012? Political leaders have debated [...]

New Yale Management Campus

On Thursday Yale University opened the new Edward P. Evans Hall – School of Management Campus. VIEW MORE:

“Everything you need for a year-round business, all lost in a day,”

Hartford – Louis Sanzaro IV looked around his wrecked office Tuesday morning in a warehouse destroyed by fire the night before. It reminded him of his seven months in Iraq. “It was just like Fallujah or something” he said later. “That’s what it looks like.” Sanzaro got a call about the fire about 11:40 p.m. [...]

Toni Harp – New Haven’s 50th and First Female Mayor

Mayor Toni Harp was sworn in Wednesday, becoming the city’s first female mayor and the first new mayor elected in 20 years. Harp, a Democrat, served 11 consecutive terms in the state Senate, beginning in 1992. She defeated Justin Elicker in the Nov. 5 election last year to become mayor. VIEW MORE:

UConn Women Dominate Duke 83-61

We all have “Bucket Lists”, mine included Cameron Indoor Stadium, home of the “Cameron Crazies”, which open in 1940 on the West Campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. It has been the site of many memorable basketball games, Tuesday night pitted the #1 UConn Huskies women’s basketball team against #2 ranked Duke. When [...]

Census on Farne Island

Every five years the National Trust carries out a census of the islands’ population of puffins, and this year’s survey showed there were almost 40,000 nesting pairs on the islands – an 8 percent rise from 2008. The islands also host some 23 species of seabird, as well as a substantial colony of grey seals, [...]

Family Involvement Recognition Awards

On Thursday morning twenty parents were awarded for their active participants in children’s education at the State Capitol, the awards are presented by the State Education Resource Center and the CT Parent Information and Resource Center. VIEW MORE:

UConn Defeats Stanford 76-57

STORRS — Most times, it happens just once a season. But for some strange reason, the sight of Stanford-UConn doesn’t seem to generate the kind of national excitement it seemingly should. Then again, sometimes in the midst of a hard-fought game between two elite programs, the fire and joy of what transpires is overshadowed. Not [...]

Class L Field Hockey Rematch – Conard beats Hall 3-1

Last week, the Conard and Hall field hockey teams — crosstown rivals — played to a tie. That was unsatisfying to both teams. They got another chance to face each other Wednesday night in a first-round game in the Class L state tournament, this time with no chance to tie. But ninth-seeded Conard didn’t want [...]

CCC Boy’s Soccer Semifinal

Berlin struck first after Michael Lathrop scored with 11:25 remaining in the first period against Farmington at Middletown high School Monday evening during their CCC soccer semifinal. Colin Cheesman scored the tying goal with 4:20 left and then struck the winning goal for Farmington with 34 seconds remaining in the second period for a 3-2 [...]

The Grandeur of Autumn

Autumn by: © Julie L. O’Connor There’s a crispness in the air that greets the morning sun, a feeling of anticipation, a new day has begun. Harvest days are ending, winter is drawing near, yet in between is surely the most special time of year. They call it Indian Summer, and it seems to fit [...]

Greenpeace Captain Peter Willcox

More than a month after Norwalk native Peter Willcox was arrested by Russian authorities on a piracy charge during a Greenpeace protest in the Arctic, his wife, Maggy Willcox, talked to him on Monday for the first time since the ordeal began. “He sounded strong and positive,” she said of her husband, the 60-year-old captain [...]