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    Groton – The everlasting gift of high school sports is not always quantified in goals scored, home runs or touchdowns. It’s the people, the connections, the moments that ...
    A giant Santa on the lawn is not the only inflatable this season. Most people are painfully aware that electricity and home heating oil are going way up. Health care prem...
    IIt might not have been what it looked like. That, at least, was the message you'd have heard had you turned to Tucker Carlson of Fox "News" for perspective the Monday af...
    You’ll want to catch up on our Housing Solutions Lab stories, photos, videos and podcasts because there’s much more to come. A year ago, we started raising funds for our...
    Once reviled as mucky, mosquito-infested blights, salt marshes often were drained or filled in to curb the spread of disease and to make room for more people. Today, coas...

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    NOTE: This was written without the aid of a copy editor. Please ignore whatever spelling or grammatical errors are contained herein. Howdy, Okay, here’s YOUR...
    NOTE: This was written without the aid of a copy editor. Please ignore whatever spelling or grammatical errors are contained herein. Howdy, We said we’d try ...
    There’s a lot to give thanks for this year in eastern Connecticut. After all, the post-Covid-19 money printed by the boatload in Washington is still keeping us afloat he...
    When Dave Chappelle was announced as the host of this past weekend's "Saturday Night Live," I wondered how he was going to handle it. Was he going to make fun of the back...
    There is something ironic, if not downright comical, about the bar owner willfully spending 10 days in a dry country. Picture it: Leo Roche, a man who owns three local gi...

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    Mohegan – Fun fact in the wake of a weekend awash in college basketball here in our corner of the world: Attendance at Gampel Pavilion on Friday night for UConn vs. UNC W...
    If former Vice President Mike Pence is ever in need of a character witness, he could not do much better than one statement former President Donald Trump made to him. In h...
    About ten years ago, I had a patient in his 90s who grew up in the Fort Trumbull neighborhood and told me an interesting story about his anarchist father. On Columbus Day...
    Wethersfield – Our corner of the world, like many others, bears certain names most associated with particular sports. Examples: football (Buonocore or Mignault), basketba...
    Connecticut Republicans must find a way to define their state party as separate and distinct from the national Republican party or face long-term, second-class political ...
    In case you missed it — and it’s likely you did — former President Trump announced on Tuesday night that he is running for president a third time. Maybe you were watching...
    Norwich – Courage, it has been suggested, begins with showing up and allowing yourself to be seen. And what a scene to be seen Friday on The Hallan Stage inside venerable...
    You’d think that with 14 cords of firewood already split and stacked — enough to heat our house for three winters —I’d finally give my saw, my axe and myself a rest. But ...
    I doubt a tutu can protect Masons Island from a future of floods. I should say right up front that the people of Masons Island who are working hard to address the impendi...
    Ledyard – Picture it: Your first day on the job at Netflix. You are assigned to brainstorm a high school football movie. And you need to cast a quarterback. Ah, yes. Stro...