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  • READER SUBMITTED: Eleven Berlin Students Awarded Scholarships by Community Foundation of Greater New Britain

    The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain has awarded 56 area students some $175,830 in 2014 scholarships, the highest total amount of scholarship dollars awarded by the Foundation in its 70-plus year history. Among the awardees were 11 Berlin graduates. Overall, the Foundation made 60 scholarship awards this year from 40 of its named scholarship funds. Two of the Berlin awardees, Natalie Souza and Kristen Stack, earned two Foundation scholarships each. Berlin students earning awards (along with the name of the scholarship and their chosen college) include: Lauren Baretta, Kimberly R. Miller Scholarship (Juniata College); Kasondra Colasanti, Vincent F. Biscoglio, Sr., Memorial Scholarship (Mount Saint Mary); Jessica Karwowski, Helen T. Bianca Nursing Scholarship (University of Saint Joseph); Melissa Lopreiato, Gloria Biscoglio Bosco Memorial Scholarship (CCSU); Alicia Maule, Gloria Biscoglio Bosco Memorial Scholarship (Eastern Connecticut State University); Kelsey Sena, Josephine Suits Arts Scholarship (University of Hartford); Natalie Souza (2), Paul J. and Mary P. Karam Music Scholarship and Keith Benson Kramer Scholarship (Belmont University); Kristen Stack (2), William P. and Janet C. McCormack Scholarship and Harold M. Sussman Memorial Scholarship (Salve Regina University); Timothy Synnott, Dominic DelConte Memorial Scholarship (UConn); Victoria Vega, James W. McDermott, Jr. Memorial Scholarship (UMass Amherst); Megan Wilcox, William J. Tomasso Scholarship (Fordham University). Established in 1941, the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain connects donors who care with causes that matter in Berlin, New Britain, Plainville and Southington. It does this by raising resources and developing partnerships that make a measurable improvement in the quality of life in each of these communities. For more information, visit http://www.cfgnb.org.
  • Iranian American Professor Wins Second Fulbright

    Iranian American Professor Wins Second Fulbright
    HAMDEN — Farid Sadrieh, Qunnipiac University's first professor to win a second Fulbright scholarship, has every expectation that his next research project on the African continent will proceed more peacefully than the first. In 2009, he was...

    Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers

    Cubs may expand legal rights along with bleachers
    In 2013, the Chicago Cubs came up with a comprehensive proposal to renovate Wrigley Field that included a revamped west entrance, upgraded concession areas and a sparkling new clubhouse for players. In 2014, the team revised its plans after behind-the-...

    New Britain Community Foundation Awards $175,000 In Scholarships

    NEW BRITAIN - The Community Foundation of Greater New Britain announced recently that it has awarded 56 students more than $175,830, the most in its history of longer than 70 years. Four students each received two awards, making the total of...

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard

    Obama's unkept promises: a scorecard
    In Barack Obama's first weeks in office, in a series of executive orders and public statements, the new president and former professor of constitutional law promised to make sweeping changes in the way government operated in a number of specific areas....