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Callie Tremblay, 5, and sister Charlotte Tremblay, 3, look into a net held by dad Justin Tremblay to see what insects they caught at Spring Manor Farm in Mansfield Tuesday morning during a Bug Week program. The family is from Lebanon. Photo by Roxanne Pandolfi.
Buggin’ out for Bug Week
MANSFIELD — This week, children, parents and educators rounded up their mason jars, plastic containers and nets to head into...more

GOP gives support to Sebestyen
WINDHAM/WILLIMANTIC — Most of the Republicans running for election in November have political experience, including the party chairman...more

‘Native Voices’ share stories
WINDHAM — Alber Baseel has seen first-hand the powerful impact music can have on people. If not for programs like Musicians Without...more

Coventry appoints new EMS, fire official
COVENTRY — Following a one-month search, Coventry has appointed a new fire and emergency medical services administrator to start...more

UConn biologists link frogs to human health
STORRS — Biologists at the University of Connecticut and University of South Florida have found that a crucial window in the...more

Hike, boat, fish and play at Mansfield Hollow
MANSFIELD — Mansfield Hollow State Park is a year-round destination that allows visitors to really explore nature — and summer is...more

Trumbull Library to go outdoors
LEBANON — On Thursday, Aug. 3, at 6:30 p.m. the Jonathan Trumbull Library is hosting a presentation by hiker and outdoorsman...more

Hebron to host summer camp for art
HEBRON — Registration is now open for two weeks of art classes for grade-schoolers in a half-day summer camp format...more

Sports

Sienna Cour competes in a pitching contest during the Women’s Softball Association of Greater Willimantic’s annual All-Star Night. Photo by Michael Zaritheny.
McFetridge to join E-Club Hall
WILLIMANTIC — On the basketball court, inches don’t always translate into intimidation. In the case of 74-inch Ashley (McFetridge) Snedeker...more

Sale's latest gem helps Red Sox snap streak
SEATTLE — When Chris Sale went to sleep Tuesday, the night before he was to pitch a day game at Safeco Field, his Boston Red Sox...more

Yankees continue to keep pace
NEW YORK — A year ago, Luis Severino was just up from the minor leagues and not pitching well enough to be in the rotation for...more

Morris wins it
SANTA CLARA, California — Jordan Morris scored in the 88th minute to help United States claim a 2-1 win over Jamaica in the Gold...more

Youngsters lead Padres to win over Mets
SAN DIEGO — The Padres kids beat the New York Mets Wednesday night. Rookies Manuel Margot and Luis Torrens drove in five runs...more

State Headlines

Undocumented immigrant granted stay of deportation
NEW HAVEN — Nury Chavarria, who was on the verge of being deported back to Guatemala last week, has now been granted an...more

Malloy: Ban 'ignorant ... troubling'
Advocates responded sharply Wednesday to President Donald Trump's surprise announcement the military would again ban...more

Obituaries

No obituaries today

Opinion

A good response to a very bad idea
When it comes to charging people something, there are good ideas and bad ideas. A $5 footlong sub at Subway? Good idea. (Though...more

This trend in education won’t end well
Only 36 percent of Republicans, according to the Pew Research Center, believe colleges and universities have a positive effect on...more

Democrats are just wasting time with their new slogan
Democrats are so lost they don’t know how lost they are. Instead of working feverishly on the substance of a contrast with the...more

Letter on: Coventry police
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National / World Headlines

Trump’s transgender ban raises uncertainties
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Wednesday he would ban transgender people from the U.S. military, a move appealing...more

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