Monday Aug 25
'But one life to give': Dramaturgy, patriotism & the last words of Nathan Hale
Aside from Patrick Henry's impassioned declaration of 'Give me liberty, or give me death!' to the Virginia Convention in 1775, perhaps no other line from the revolutionary era is as recognizable or capable of stirring patriotic sentiment amongst Americans than the purported dying declaration of Connecticut's own Nathan Hale.
Paul E. Jonas
It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of our beloved Dad, Paul E. Jonas, Sr. Born to the late Theodore and Winona Jonas on July 23rd, 1939 in the Indian village of Mashpee, MA, Paul was a proud and active member of the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe.
The Hartford Courant
Speed, Alcohol And Drugs Contributed To "Destructive" Double-Fatal Crash, Coventry Police Say
A car that broke into pieces during a double-fatal crash on Route 44 a year ago had been traveling between 90 and 100 mph, police said.
State Grants Tolland Library $500K for Expansion Project
Tolland Library will get $500,000 from the state's Small Town Economic Assistance Program, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's office has announced.
Former CT Fire Chief Headed To Prison for Sex With a Minor
Former Coventry Volunteer Fire Department Chief Joseph Carilli, 54, will spend the next ten years in prison for having sex with a teenage junior firefighter when he was serving as the chief and impregnating her, NBC Connecticut reports.