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Cancer survivors take to the track for the survivor lap during the Relay for Life of Greater Windham County at the Eastern Connecticut State University athletic complex in Mansfield on Saturday. Photo by Karla Santos.
Relay for Life is a day of hope
MANSFIELD — When Cathy Douglas was diagnosed with breast cancer 11 years ago, she started attending the Relay for Life...more

Scotland fire department president resigns
SCOTLAND — The president of the Scotland Volunteer Fire Department is resigning from the role. Raymond Arnott Jr. is leaving...more

Girl's invention goes national on 'Steve'
WILLIMANTIC — Third-grader Eva Donnelly-Hardisty, 8, never imagined she would get to appear on a television show. Recently...more

ECSU celebrates sustainability
WILLIMANTIC — As environmental sustainability continues to be a focus in the U.S., many colleges and universities are shifting...more

Lead testing continues at Hebron school
HEBRON — Hebron Elementary School just can't get the lead out … of its water. The school’s well water has been found...more

Funeral home helps families get through tough times
WILLIMANTIC — Potter Funeral Home is a well-established member of the Windham business community. This year, Potter was...more

ECSU hosts health and wellness expo
WILLIMANTIC — More than 50 health-related vendors will be at Eastern Connecticut State University on Tuesday for the university’s...more

Chaplin school to dig up time capsule
CHAPLIN — Twenty-five years ago, classes at Chaplin Elementary School buried mementos on school grounds. This November...more

Hebron to hold fitness classes
HEBRON — Keep fit this fall with your choice of two exercise programs in Hebron. The Hebron Parks and Recreation Department...more

Sports

Second-year Windham High football coach Randall Prose and his Whippets broke into the win column on Friday night with a wild 38-32 Eastern Connecticut Conference inter-division victory over visiting Waterford at Ferrigno Field. Photo by Roxanne Pandolfi.
Whips finally feel the rush
WILLIMANTIC — Four straight losses to open the season. Two of them were good old-fashioned thumpings, one was within reach...more

Windham grabs a share
LEBANON — Alfonso Vazquez scored three goals with his final one 6:24 after halftime helping Windham open up a 3-goal advantage...more

Second-half score by Rich powers Bulldogs
LEBANON — It was quite an interesting Saturday night on the pitch. During the second half, the fog started to creep in...more

Reid's Huskies on the move
A month ago, when his team was struggling to score goals and didn't look like it could find a significant win, University...more

High School Schedule
Today’s Games BOYS SOCCER Griswold at Windham, 3:45 p.m. East Hartford at E.O. Smith, 3:45 p.m. East Catholic at RHAM,...more

Costly Little East tie for Eastern men
WILLIMANTIC — Xavier Doran scored 12 minutes into the second half as the Eastern Connecticut State University men's soccer...more

Youth is served as Huskies collect big road win
PHILADELPHIA — Other than facing the defending American Athletic Conference champions on the home field of the NFL’s...more

Turner provides dramatics for Dodgers
LOS ANGELES — With Hollywood as its neighbor, Los Angeles is no stranger to dramatic endings. And with his game-winning...more

Bruins fall in Vegas
LAS VEGAS — Expansion teams are not normally known for having good depth, but the Vegas Golden Knights might be the exception...more

Patriots rally past Jets
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Snap back to reality. The New England Patriots beat the New York Jets 24-17 on Sunday in front...more

Giants pull off stunner
DENVER — Struck by a wave of injuries in the past week, the New York Giants regrouped behind an invigorated defense and...more

State Headlines

Senator seeks probe into relief for Puerto Rico
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn, is demanding an investigation into how President Donald Trump is handling hurricane...more

Open enrollment arrives in Connecticut
With the future of Obamacare again in question after President Donald Trump’s executive order last week to create new avenues...more

Latest submarine christened in Groton
The USS South Dakota, the ninth Virginia-class submarine built by General Dynamics Electric Boat for the U.S. Navy, was unveiled...more

Obituaries

Donald Francis Beaudoin
WINDHAM Donald Francis Beaudoin, 58 of Windham passed away on October 11, 2017 at Hartford Hospital. He was...more

Opinion

UConn’s discovery is pretty darn cool
On the athletic field, the University of Connecticut has made a lot of history and at legislative hearings, UConn’s budget...more

GOP decides harassment is very bad
Wow, isn’t it amazing how the GOP and Donald Trump Jr. are suddenly rocking the sexual harassment issue, now that deposed...more

Appointments speak volumes about inability to lead
The nasty public war between President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson underscores one of the biggest reasons...more

National / World Headlines

Blazes burn across northern Calif.
SANTA ROSA, Calif. — Firefighters made significant progress Sunday on two of the biggest wildfires raging across Northern...more

Tranquil street left a wasteland overnight
SANTA ROSA, Calif.—When she’d gone to bed Sunday night, the fires ravaging Northern California had seemed miles away...more

People go back to basics in powerless Puerto Rico
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Washboards, candles and cash are the new must-have items on this powerless island. Almost four...more

276 killed in Somalia’s worst-ever bomb attack
MOGADISHU — Hundreds of Somalis marched in the streets of Mogadishu on Sunday to protest a deadly blast that killed 276...more

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