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The weather was beautiful on the Eastern Connecticut State University campus Wednesday and that trend is expected to continue today and Friday. ECSU student Dominic Rizzitano of Medfield, Mass., shows fine form while making an unusual catch on campus. Photo by Al Malpa.
Affidavit details murder allegations
A roommate of Francisco Delacruz-Coj, the man killed at his apartment in Willimantic in November, said it appeared Ignacio Chach-Aperez...more

Taxes might go up slightly
Taxpayers will likely see a slight increase in their taxes under the proposed general government and Willimantic Taxing District budgets...more

UConn signs off on Faculty Row plan
The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees on Wednesday approved the use of $3.5 million for planning and design work of the South...more

Coventry kills building fees for foundation work
The town council amended the ordinance for building fees to allow for cost reductions in the repair of crumbling foundations in the northeast...more

Access loan enables rehab of rental home
Access Community Action Agency’s program “Accessing Home Windham County” recently helped local property owners Steven and Leslie...more

NAACP hosts Black History month event
The Windham/Willimantic chapter of the NAACP is hosting an event Saturday in celebration of Black History month. The event will be...more

The high cost of staying warm
Winter is still upon us and it offers no freeze in the big spending required to keep Connecticut homes comfortable during the cold months...more


Sophomore forward Napheesa Collier of the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team takes on Tanaya Atkinson of Temple during Wednesday night’s American Athletic Conference game at the XL Center in Hartford. Photo by Al Malpa.
It’s a ‘can’t miss’ night for Collier
Unique. Relentless ... Those are just two of the words that University of Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma used on...more

Huskies fall short in Houston
The University of Connecticut Huskies started this American Athletic Conference men’s basketball game the way they’ve been ending...more

Difficult season in store for Farrell?
John Farrell has made so many goofy moves during his tenure as manager of the Red Sox that I’ve often joked that his uniform...more

Celtics mulling over options
The Boston Celtics are perfectly capable of pulling off one or more trades that would make them a more interesting regular season rival for...more

Stadium projects in place in Storrs
The University of Connecticut’s board of trustees unanimously approved $4.75 million Wednesday to design three new state-of-the-art...more

Ducks snap Boston’s win streak
Rickard Rakell’s first multi-goal game in nearly 10 weeks enabled the Anaheim Ducks to defeat the NHL’s hottest team...more

State Headlines

State to close rest stops
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s administration is gearing up to close the state’s traditional rest areas, including the Danbury information center on...more

Malloy to cops: Ignore federal order
The day after President Donald J. Trump ordered aggressive enforcement of immigration law, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and several key...more

One pilot injured and one killed in crash
The small plane that crashed in a marsh near Tweed-New Haven Airport during a training flight, killing one man and critically injuring another...more

Study: Zika could affect male fertility
The mosquito-borne Zika virus doesn’t only lead to birth defects, it could also lead to fertility problems in males. Well, in male mice, at least...more


George Dubina (Troy, N.H./Willimantic)


A shameful time in the US’s history
Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, declaring parts of the United States to be military...more

Administration’s grammar is unpresidented
Remembr speling? Neither does our president. In his first tweet as POTUS — posted at 11:57 a.m. on Jan. 21 — @realDonaldTrump...more

Democratic policing leads to more accountability
Over the last three years, the country has been roiled by profound expressions of concern about various policing practices. These...more

Letter on: Democratic robocall

National / World Headlines

Trump reverses bathroom guidelines
President Donald Trump’s administration Wednesday revoked landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the...more

Poll: Voters trust media over Trump
A poll released Wednesday shows voters trust the media more than Donald Trump, even though many disapprove of how the media...more

Earth-like planets found orbiting star
Astronomers scouring the heavens for a planet home to life as we know it have found a tantalizing solar system with not one but seven...more

Latest travel ban aims to appease ‘bad courts’
U.S. President Donald Trump said Thursday he will issue a new executive order to replace his controversial directive suspending travel to...more

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