Connecticut Open – Day 4

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Iced

Sunflowers Around the World

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Sun Cycles

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“Like Being in a Cloud.”

Sun and Stars

  2014.08.08 – Uncasville, CT – Taliek Brown and Jim Calhoun share a laugh as they catch up on the sidelines before the start of Calhouns’ Celebrity Classic basketball game at the Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night in Uncasville. Photo by JOHN WOIKE | woike@courant.com VIEW ALL 39 PHOTOGRAPHS HERE FULL STORY HERE

A Decision Delayed

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Calfé Culture

Fire and Rain

 

Canton High

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Kickin’ It

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Rose, The Bluefish

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“You Can”

Big Toy

Got to be a joker

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The River’s Edge

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“Her spirit will be with us forever.”

By ALAINE GRIFFIN, KELLY GLISTA and DENISE BUFFA, agriffin@courant.com MILFORD — Maren Sanchez adjusted the microphone and took a seat on stage with her guitar, the instrument that she taught herself to play. She didn’t know it at the time, but Maren’s soft, lullaby-like version of Phillip Phillips’ song “Home” — captured on a 2012 [...]

Be The Media

03.26.2014 – West Hartford, Ct – Editing a video to be broadcast on West Hartford Community Television, students Kate Chritton, 9, and Avi Jacobs, 9, work with mentor Sophya Esponda during a Be The Media workshop sponsored by WHC-TV and held at the West Hartford Public Library. Photograph by Mark Mirko | mmirko@courant.com

Championship Weekend

East Catholic boys and Capital Prep girls came out of Mohegan Sun Arena State Champions on Saturday. East Catholic defeated Weaver 87-60. Capital Prep defeated Weaver 69-53. Game Photos are HERE Lori Riley’s Capital Prep story is HERE. Tom Yantz’s East Catholic story is HERE.

What’s So Funny About an Angry Chicken?

2014.03.11 – Hartford, Ct – (L-R) Cindy Satkowski of Ellington, Myléne Claire Poitras, of Middletown, Henry Strom of Portland, Carlie Klimkiewicz of Ellington, Katie O’Neil of Glastonbury and Nicole Folio of Stafford Springs participate in a Laughter yoga class led Tuesday night by Laura Le at Hartford ArtSpace. Asked by Le to describe how they [...]

Time Served

2014.03.05 – Meridan, Ct – Forensic Science Examiner Jill Therriault pulls a handgun from a firing chamber after firing the weapon to retrieve it’s bullets to identify marks left by the guns barrel. Since December, 2012, with the appointment of a new director, Guy Vallaro, the Crime Lab has experienced a clear reduction in backlogged [...]

Trasher

2014.02.14 Windsor Locks,ct – “The stupid snow is making it hard to skate lately,” said Kyle Roberts, 16, of Windsor Locks. Roberts, who is out of school for February break, said that he hadn’t jumped trash cans in front of his house before but because his usual skating places are covered in snow this idea [...]

In Tow

02.13.2014 – Mansfield, Ct – How much does it weigh? “A lot,” says Shawn Allen, a 42-year-old Marine Corps veteran. Allen, who works as a tree-trimmer, says he walks several miles a day pulling the log with the goal of, “The bigger the better.” Adding, “besides, they make good mantle pieces when they’re done.” This is the [...]

Friday Night Light

02.07.2014 – Storrs, Ct –  Four years ago Tim Isselee of Bethel, Ct, saw a video that inspired him to learn how how to do backflip while riding a snowboard. “I fell in love with doing flips into powder,” he says. After classes yesterday afternoon, the UConn Physical Therapy student started piling snow on the [...]