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  • Simsbury Special Education Teacher Matt Spector Celebrated As Coach, Motivator

    Simsbury Special Education Teacher Matt Spector Celebrated As Coach, Motivator
    SIMSBURY — As a student at Hamden High School, Matt Spector remembers watching his brother, a special education student, volunteer at the Special Olympics. Spector said he remembered his brother's excitement, and knew he had to volunteer, too. The...
  • 'We Broke Up, But I'm Going To Marry Him'

    We should go to prom together," Kim Toothaker told Kris Cooper. "No, you'll find someone else before then." "No, we have to make it official. Will you go to the prom with me?" "Yeah," Kris said. "But if you find someone else, you can get out of it."...
  • 'Lettuce And Tomato' Stick Together

    Lettuce and tomato. This was the code name for Lexi Wallace and Tom Atwood. A name given to them, without their knowledge, during the first week of orientation at Duke University. Tom, from Woodstock, Conn., met Lexi, who grew up in Arizona, in the...
  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • Snow Drifts Raise My Cosmic Consciousness

    Snow Drifts Raise My Cosmic Consciousness
    Last week, deep drifts of cold snow buried my domestic universe. Within them were specks of dust from treated roads and residues of carbon from exhaust. Flinging this stuff around my inner space with a shovel reminded me of last year's noteworthy comet...
  • Fun Stuff To Do In Greater Hartford In February

    Fun Stuff To Do In Greater Hartford In February
    Coney Island – Revisited "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland," says the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, "will be the first major exhibition to use visual art as a lens to explore the lure that Coney Island exerted on...
  • Balto. Co. touts diversity in latest police promotions

    Balto. Co. touts diversity in latest police promotions
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wants the Police Department to reflect the area's growing diversity — and police officials and others see the latest round of promotions as a step in that direction. The county recently promoted a woman and...
  • Former Manchester Man Misses Deal On 'Shark Tank'

    Former Manchester Man Misses Deal On 'Shark Tank'
    A man who grew up in Manchester pitched his design for a bed heating and cooling system Tuesday night to the shrewd panel of investors on ABC's "Shark Tank," but failed to finalize a deal. Mark Aramli of Newport, R.I., was looking for an investment of...
  • Thumbs Down On UConn Shoe Thieves, UMass

    Thumbs Down On UConn Shoe Thieves, UMass
    Thumbs down to shoe thieves at the University of Connecticut who are grabbing footwear from hallways. The UConn Daily Campus reports that students are being asked not to leave clothing in halls because of the thefts. "We have unfortunately had several...
  • Malloy Proposes Significant Cuts For Higher Education, Flat Funding for Local School Districts

    Malloy Proposes  Significant Cuts For Higher Education, Flat Funding for Local School Districts
    He's often said that education is a top priority, but now some advocates are saying that the swipes Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made at higher education funding and the continued flat funding for schools districts could be a serious setback. University of...
  • Obama Right To Oppose Keystone Pipeline

    Obama Right To Oppose Keystone Pipeline
    Despite what you might hear, President Barack Obama is not poised to veto the Keystone XL pipeline. He's poised to veto a bill that would negate his authority to decide and would cut short the State Department review. Congress wants to act now and ask...