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  • Free tuition proposal welcomed by local community colleges

    Free tuition proposal welcomed by local community colleges
    As the spring semester gets underway, local community college officials are welcoming President Barack Obama's proposal to offer two tuition-free years of community college to qualifying students nationwide. But questions remain on the plan's specifics...
  • Historian Jamie Eves works within the Windham community

    Jamie Eves currently wears many hats within the Windham community. He is the Executive Director of the Windham Textile and History Museum, a historian for Windham, and an adjunct faculty member at both Eastern Connecticut State University and UConn....
  • Grant sought to continue work on Whitewater Park

    The Town of Windham will be submitting a grant proposal in mid-November seeking federal funds to continue work on a proposed park off the Willimantic River on Bridge Street in downtown Willimantic. According to Windham Town Planner James Finger, Eastern...
  • Wylie School welcomes visitors to festive open house

    Voluntown's historic one-room Wylie School may no longer be the scene of spelling bees and arithmetic tests, but Christmas came to the structure this year, thanks to the Voluntown Historical Society. Festooned with red and green paper chains and cut-paper...
  • Hartford Men End Losing Streak

    WORCESTER — Senior forward Mark Nwakamma dominated the second half as the Hartford men upended Holy Cross, 79-61 at the Hart Center Tuesday night. Nineteen of Nwakamma's career-high 29 points came in the second half as the Hawks blew open a six-...
  • Thursday's multi-sport college and local roundup: Hokies' Fuller named second-team All-America; Mark Reynolds to join Cardinals

    COLLEGES: Football: Virginia Tech sophomore cornerback Kendall Fuller was named a second-team All-American by USA Today and Walter Camp after amassing 50 tackles, breaking up 14 passes and returning an interception for a touchdown. Women’s...
  • Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social Worker

    Mother Pursued Dream Of Education And Became Psychiatric Social Worker
    Sandra Werkheiser, a psychiatric social worker and therapist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Nov. 13. She was 80. Werkheiser, who was born in Philadelphia, moved to Manchester in 1959 with her husband, Richard. When she was younger, Werkheiser's...
  • Strong Bacon Academy fencing team has lots of experience

    Michael Vinickas, coach of Bacon Academy's fencing team, said that there are about 18 students fencing competitively in total for the 2014-2015 season, with about half on the varsity level and half on JV. The team is one-third girls, with six competing...
  • Regional Digest: Former Husky L.J. Mazzilli Suspended From Minor League Club

    L.J. Mazzilli Suspended L.J. Mazzilli, a minor league second baseman in the New York Mets' organization, was suspended 50 games on Tuesday for a second positive test for a drug of abuse. The son of former major leaguer Lee Mazzilli batted .301 with 11...
  • Connecticut's Students Learning English Perform Poorly Compared To Nation

    When Brian Gonzalez, an eighth-grader at Windham Middle School, arrived last year from Puerto Rico, he knew very little English. He was pulled out of the classroom for one period a day, he says, to work with a teacher who helped him learn English and...
  • Trinity Sharp After 23-Day Layoff

    HARTFORD — The Trinity College men returned to action after a 23-day layoff with a 76-72 win vs. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in the opening game of the 2014 Trinity College Holiday Invitational Tuesday night. The victory was the sixth...