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  • Community News for Manchester edition

    Saint Francis Honors EMS Professionals MANCHESTER -Emergency Medical Services professionals Jean Gauthier of Vernon and Kenya Russell of Manchester were the recipients of the Saint Francis "EMS Champion" awards to honor the extraordinary work of...
  • Dean Erica Muhl's open letter to the 'USC Seven' and debating the future of art school

    Dean Erica Muhl's open letter to the 'USC Seven' and debating the future of art school
    The withdrawal of an entire class of seven MFA students from USC's Roski School of Art and Design almost two weeks ago has reverberated around the art world and academic circles — with the news generating a raft of Internet chatter about ...
  • State budget cuts affect Arizona schools, local governments

    Fiscal conservatives applauded the $9.1 billion state budget Arizona lawmakers passed in March, boasting that despite a 2.3 percent spending decrease the plan boosted school funding and would help balance the books for years to come without raising taxes....
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Cupcake Extravaganza benefits National MS Society VERNON - Rockville High School principal Andy Rockett (second from left) presented National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Connecticut Chapter, president and CEO Lisa Gerrol (third from left) with a check...
  • Community News for Enfield edition

    Winner and runner- up of 5th/6th Grade Town Spelling Bee ENFIELD - Congratulations to the winner and runner- up of the 5th/6th grade Town Spelling Bee~ Charlotte Michaud (Montessori School) and Jade Breton (Montessori School) with Bee Master Guy...
  • Smart to get a jump on the college selection process

    Smart to get a jump on the college selection process
    Dear Mr. Bradshaw, Our daughter will be a high school freshman in August. We have heard about students who have nearly perfect grades and test scores and have taken Advanced Placement classes who have been rejected by top colleges. We want to make...
  • 2 SIU chancellor candidates to meet with trustees next week

    Two finalists to become chancellor of Southern Illinois University's Carbondale campus are scheduled to meet with the school's board of trustees next week. WSIU radio reports (http://bit.ly/1PQ4R33 ) that SIUC Acting Provost and Vice Chancellor for...
  • 'Strange' vs. 'simple old American' names

    'Strange' vs. 'simple old American' names
    Inflammatory Internet comments don't usually become news stories unto themselves. But a Duke University professor recently pulled off that trick. In response to a New York Times editorial about racism in Baltimore, Jerry Hough wrote that African Americans...
  • Maureen Crimmins: Paying for college? Plan early

    The cost of a college education increases every year, largely unbeknownst to you until you confront the bill. The pile of money you must save is staggering. If you have children, plan for college costs as soon as possible. Children are costly even before...
  • Automotive program drives students to higher learning

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Not long ago when he fancied himself a future professional sports star, Kelvin Duley imagined a reception like this. People he didn't know waved from porches as he passed. Cheering elementary students gathered in greeting. Police...
  • University of Florida to end midwifery, 2 other programs

    University of Florida to end midwifery, 2 other programs
    The University of Florida College of Nursing has decided to end its midwifery program and two other doctoral tracks of study after announcing plans to drop them months ago. The Gainesville Sun reports the programs will end in 2018, when the last of...