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  • Manchester Community College Graduates Celebrate Diversity

    Manchester Community College Graduates Celebrate Diversity
    MANCHESTER — Nearly 900 students graduated from Manchester Community College on Thursday night, with family and friends filling the hilly lawn in front of the school's Bicentennial Band Shell. The speaker for the school's 51st commencement was...
  • Plainville Students Adapt Toy Cars For Disabled Childrens' Use

    PLAINVILLE — Gavin Hungerford, 3 years old but not yet able to walk or talk because of illness, got his first set of wheels Wednesday and zoomed off for a joy ride down a school hallway at top speed — a turtle-slow walking pace. His car was a...
  • Rebuilding Together New Britain Assembling June 6 Teams

    Rebuilding Together New Britain Assembling June 6 Teams
    NEW BRITAIN — Volunteer workers and sponsors can still get in on the annual housing rehabilitation campaign organized by Rebuilding Together New Britain, which wraps up June 6. Teams of volunteers will be doing yardwork or basic plumbing,...
  • East Hartford Residents Optimistic About Casino Proposal, Concerned About Traffic

    East Hartford Residents Optimistic About Casino Proposal, Concerned About Traffic
    EAST HARTFORD — Residents on Friday seemed cautiously optimistic about a proposal to turn the vacant Showcase Cinemas on Silver Lane, off I-84 near Rentschler Field, into a $138 million casino. Those interviewed said they believe the plan would...
  • Fight For $15 Rally Draws Crowd To Capitol

    Fight For $15 Rally Draws Crowd To Capitol
    HARTFORD — What started with fast-food workers in Manhattan 21/2 years ago has gotten way, way bigger. Wednesday, as protesters in 236 cities marched in the Fight for $15, about 1,000 marchers gathered outside the Capitol arguing that they...
  • Shouldn't Criminal Record Figure In Public Employee Promotions?

    Shouldn't Criminal Record Figure In Public Employee Promotions?
    It would seem logical that state colleges and universities should consider a professor's criminal record before promoting him or her. Two legislative committees thought so, recently approving a bill requiring such background checks. But the labor and...
  • CSCU Faculty Deliver 'No Confidence' Message To Regents

    CSCU Faculty Deliver 'No Confidence' Message To Regents
    HARTFORD — About 50 faculty members, many dressed in white T-shirts for solidarity, delivered their message of no confidence to the Board of Regents for Higher Education on Thursday, but many weren't satisfied by the response they got. "It was very...
  • DOT: CTfastrak Statistics Should Be More Clear in June

    DOT: CTfastrak Statistics Should Be More Clear in June
    State transportation officials expect to have solid numbers in June about ridership and revenue on the new CTfastrak rapid transit bus service. Supporters and critics alike have been eager to get hard data on exactly how many people use the busway and...
  • Disturbing Imbalance In Tickets To Whites, Minorities

    Disturbing Imbalance In Tickets To Whites, Minorities
    Whether police disproportionately stop minorities more than white motorists has been discussed for years. But now comes a new state study that examines another, related issue: How many of those stopped, of whatever race, are actually given tickets?...
  • At CCSU Graduation, Larson Touts Public Service Program

     At CCSU Graduation, Larson Touts Public Service Program
    HARTFORD — U. S. Rep. John B. Larson used Central Connecticut State University's undergraduate commencement Saturday to announce legislation intended to allow college graduates to trade public service for student loan relief. More than 1,700...
  • Homeless No More -- After 20 Years On The Streets

    Homeless No More -- After 20 Years On The Streets
    On a recent Saturday, family and friends gathered at West Hartford's Wolcott Park to watch a baseball game. There on the first base line sat a squat man munching on a hot dog, quietly giving the game's play-by-play. Watching a game with Sal Pinna, a...