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  • Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States

    Revolt Of Connecticut Professors Follows Trend In Other States
    The revolt of Connecticut state university professors against a transformative plan developed by a high-priced consultant and backed by the administration has grabbed headlines recently, but it's a showdown that has been repeated elsewhere across the...
  • Canton Opens Electric Car Charging Station At Town Hall

    Canton Opens Electric Car Charging Station At Town Hall
    CANTON — A charging station for electric cars that is in the parking lot of town hall officially opened on Thursday and it is one of more than a dozen new ones that the state has funded this fall throughout Connecticut. A $10,000 grant to the...
  • Windham celebrates conservation

    On Nov. 10, the Windham Energy Commission hosted a Celebration of Innovation at town hall's Bellingham Auditorium. "We started by trying to figure out who should get awards," said Commission chair Jean de Smet. But it soon became clear that many people...
  • 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...
  • Windham No Freeze Shelter holds benefit/open house

    Inside the Windham No Freeze Shelter's new location on Bridge Street, beds had been pushed against walls to make room for a performance space. "Bringing Our Hearts to the Homeless" was intended not only as an opportunity to gather donations for the...
  • Emily Becher named Rookie of Year for Little East Conference

    Emily Becher is at the top of her game. The Brooklyn native is a freshman at Eastern Connecticut State University where she recently finished playing her first college soccer season. On Nov. 11 she was named Little East Conference Rookie-of-the-Year and...
  • Veterans' Day marked at Smith Middle School

    Many of Glastonbury's schools marked Veterans' Day with ceremonies and observances. Smith Middle School had assemblies and a flag ceremony to honor veterans on Nov. 11. At the two assemblies (one for each grade), social studies teacher Tim Neville spoke...
  • Faculty Advisory Committee Gives Thumbs Down On 'Transform' Plan For State Universities, Community Colleges

    Faculty Advisory Committee Gives Thumbs Down On 'Transform' Plan For State Universities, Community Colleges
    The Faculty Advisory Committee to the Board of Regents for Higher Education had harsh words Friday for a sweeping plan that aims to improve the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. The committee, which met in Hartford, said the Transform...
  • Western Faculty Have Grave Concerns, Disappointment In 'Transform' Plan

    Faculty and staff from Western Connecticut State University convened Thursday and had "grave" concerns about the plan to transform the state university and college system, a professor said after the meeting. Daniel W. Barrett, president of the university...
  • Railroad Museum highlighted at Historical Society Meeting

    The automobile may long have surpassed the locomotive as the most popular mode of travel, but America's fascination with railroading and preserving its history remains strong to this day. On Tuesday, Nov. 11, following their monthly business meeting, the...
  • ECSU Faculty OK Organizing 'No Confidence' Vote On Regents President

    ECSU Faculty OK Organizing 'No Confidence' Vote On Regents President
    The faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University decided Wednesday to organize a no confidence vote sometime soon on Regents President Gregory Gray and on plans to improve the state's university and college system. About 70 faculty members also...