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  • Manchester Officials Say Group Homes A Growing Burden In Town

    Manchester Officials Say Group Homes A Growing Burden In Town
    MANCHESTER — The board of directors on Tuesday discussed how to balance compassion with the strain on local resources that comes with being a center for state placements of people with mental illness and other problems. Manchester hosts 65 group...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • For Young Lovers, A Stairwell To Remember At Manchester High

    For Young Lovers, A Stairwell To Remember At Manchester High
    MANCHESTER — To Graysha Chinea and just about every other Manchester High School student past and present, it's just another stairwell — brick walls, grey paint, exposed pipes — functional and insignificant. But this small corner of...
  • Cheshire High Running Back Yamin: 2,339 Yards And Counting

    Cheshire High Running Back Yamin: 2,339 Yards And Counting
    Cheshire running back Andrew Yamin can beat would-be tacklers with his strength and quickness, sort of a double dose of woe for a foe. Yamin leads the state with 2,339 rushing yards. At 5–foot-11, 205 pounds, he has rushed for 31 touchdowns. "A...
  • Board Gets Advice On Plans For State Retirement Savings Program

    NEW BRITAIN — Of all retirees who receive Social Security, 26 percent are living on those checks alone. A state Retirement Security Board, made up of private sector employees and state and union officials, is trying to make sure that doesn't...
  • Learning Higher

    Learning Higher
    Full disclosure: I once taught an editorial cartooning and comic strip course at Eastern Connecticut State University for one semester. A few years after that I gave the commencement address for Central Connecticut State University at what was then called...
  • Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion

    Foreign Affairs Tangled In Truth Vs. Opinion
    Seventy-three years ago, the USS Reuben James was sunk by a German submarine. What was unusual about the sinking was that it occurred before Germany declared war on the United States. The circumstances surrounding the loss have modern connections as the...
  • Botanic gardens talk bridges centuries and continents

    A presentation by the author of "Garden Tourism," Dr. Richard Benfield, took his audience on a journey across centuries and continents – including a monastery garden at the Abbey of St. Gall in Switzerland dating back to 810 A.D., "The Eden Project"...
  • Folk dance program comes to Babcock Library for 'Second Friday'

    On the second Friday of every month, patrons, guests and residents from surrounding towns have the opportunity to enjoy a special "Second Friday" event at the Babcock Library. Programs can range from lectures to music programs. When "Laughter Yoga" was...
  • Homeless Connect: New Britain Aids The Desperately Poor

    NEW BRITAIN — As winter weather draws closer, social workers and counselors are putting on the annual Homeless Connect event at the YMCA on Monday to offer medical care, supplies and warm clothing to the city's homeless. There will be free health...
  • Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers

    Social Issues Dominate Talks At Twain And Stowe Centers
    The Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will present two talks on social issues at the Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. On Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., Katha Pollitt, a longtime columnist for The...