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Marfo scores 16 to lift Quinnipiac over Fairfield 72-66

Jan. 16, 2022 17:51 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Kevin Marfo posted 16 points, seven rebounds and five assists to guide Quinnipiac to a 72-66 victory over Fairfield on Sunday. Tymu Chenery added 13 points for the Bobcats (9-6, 4-3 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference). Brendan McGuire added 10 points and seven...

I-95 motorists in Conn. mystified by 'singing road'

Jan. 16, 2022 17:10 PM EST

STONINGTON, Conn. (AP) — It’s been compared to the sound of a pod of humpback whales, or the soundtrack from a horror movie. The unusual noises on a stretch of Interstate 95 in southeastern Connecticut have gotten it dubbed “the singing road" or “the singing highway,” and...

Parents mad over vaxxed-only kids' comedy basketball show

Jan. 16, 2022 12:13 PM EST

ANSONIA, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut town is coming under fire from parents after it scheduled a free comedy basketball show that is restricted to vaccinated children. The Feb. 6 show in Ansonia features the Harlem Wizards, a professional touring team in the tradition of the Harlem...

Building could become museum for Black Civil War regiment

Jan. 16, 2022 11:12 AM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A vacant building in Hartford could become a museum honoring a famed Black Civil War regiment. Army veteran Bridgitte Prince is spearheading a project to raise $35 million to tell the story of the 29th Regiment Connecticut Infantry (Colored), the first Union...

Connecticut boy, 13, dies days after overdosing at school

Jan. 15, 2022 21:27 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A 13-year-old boy who apparently overdosed on the opioid fentanyl while in school died on Saturday, police said. The seventh-grade student from the Sports and Medical Science Academy in Hartford had been hospitalized since Thursday morning. Two...

Flowers scores 30, leads LIU past Central Connecticut

Jan. 15, 2022 19:40 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tyrn Flowers had 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to lead Long Island University to an 83-61 victory over Central Connecticut State on Saturday. Alex Rivera added 21 points and Eral Penn had 13 points for the Sharks (6-9, 3-2 Northeast Conference). ...

Sacred Heart takes down Fairleigh Dickinson 77-71

Jan. 15, 2022 19:33 PM EST

FAIRFIELD, Conn. (AP) — Tyler Thomas scored 24 points and Nico Galette had a double-double and Sacred Heart beat Fairleigh Dickinson 77-71 on Saturday. Aaron Clarke scored 21 points and Galette finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Sacred Heart (6-10, 2-2 Northeast Conference)...

No. 10 UConn beats Xavier for 165th straight conference win

Jan. 15, 2022 15:45 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Geno Auriemma believes his UConn team has begun to push aside the excuses of injuries to their star players and COVID-19-related problems to once again concentrate on playing good basketball. Freshman Caroline Ducharme scored 20 points, Christyn Williams...

Conn. still seeking new lab for many state virus test sites

Jan. 15, 2022 12:37 PM EST

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Officials are still working to replace the lab company that handles most of Connecticut's state-run coronavirus testing, but they don't anticipate any sites shutting down when the company pulls out at the end of the month, according to a newspaper report Saturday. ...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Jan. 14, 2022 17:16 PM EST

Boston Globe. January 12, 2022. Editorial: Qualified progress on qualified immunity State commission recommends some worthy reforms, but punts on larger question of whether to change controversial rule that shields police officers from legal liability for abuse. ...