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  • UConn Beer Billboards Were Indefensible

    Regarding the story "UConn: Beer Ad Conflict" [Sept. 14, Page 1]: It's called unabashed greed. And it put the bottom line before the health of the entire University of Connecticut community. According to the National Center on Addiction and Substance...
  • Cronin and Company announces hires/promotion

    Cronin and Company, LLC, an advertising agency in Glastonbury, has hired the following individuals: Nicole Stavola, of Wethersfield, is interactive project manager. She previously worked for The Pita Group in Rocky Hill. Stavola earned her bachelor's...
  • Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year

    Consultant Says UConn Generated $3.4 Billion In Economic Activity Last Year
    The University of Connecticut generated $3.4 billion in economic activity last year, including more than 24,000 jobs and $202.5 million in state and local tax revenue, according to a report prepared by a Pittsburgh-based consulting firm. "It's an...
  • School Spirit Rock Starts New Tradition At Simsbury High

    School Spirit Rock Starts New Tradition At Simsbury High
    SIMSBURY — Simsbury High School senior Jack Falkner is hoping that the brightly painted blue-and-gold boulder at the school's front entrance will put a smile on the students' faces as they drive into school. The "Spirit Rock," which was donated by...
  • Metro-North Must Be Partner In Fixing New Haven Line

    Metro-North Must Be Partner In Fixing New Haven Line
    The summer ended with more bad news from Metro-North. The beleaguered railroad said Connecticut's costs for commuter rail service could jump 60 percent this year because of new labor contracts. This followed a string of miscues, track failures and...
  • Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys

    Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys
    During a summer dominated by bad international news — Ebola, ISIS, climate change — I made a conscious choice to be positive about something that really bothers me. So, I decided to share my attitude adjustment before summer officially ends on...
  • Warrant: UConn Bomb Threat An Attempt to Gain Notoriety Amid University's Basketball Success

    The Wethersfield man charged in connection with the bomb threat called into UConn in April told investigators he believed the school was targeted in an attempt to gain notoriety amid the university's success in the men's and women's NCAA basketball...
  • Rosamond Toomey, Longtime Manchester Teacher, Dies At 103

    Rosamond Toomey, a longtime teacher in Manchester, died Aug. 28 at age 103. Toomey was born in South Portland, Maine, on Oct. 16, 1910, to Philip and Mae Melcher. She graduated as the class valedictorian at South Portland High School in 1929. After...
  • Yale's Rudd Center For Food Policy & Obesity Moving To UConn

    Yale's Rudd Center For Food Policy & Obesity Moving To UConn
    EAST HARTFORD — Yale's Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity announced plans Friday to join the University of Connecticut in January, as part of a new partnership. Marlene Schwartz, director of the Rudd Center, said that when she read UConn's...
  • UConn Men: 6-Foot-10 Enoch Commits

     UConn Men: 6-Foot-10 Enoch Commits
    EAST HARTFORD — Steve Enoch, the big man from Norwalk whose stock has been rising, committed to play for UConn late Saturday night. "I will be playing basketball at the University of Connecticut as of next season," Enoch announced at about 10 p.m....
  • Fall Dance: Traditional ('Nutcracker') Meets Non-Traditional (Social Media)

    Fall Dance: Traditional ('Nutcracker') Meets Non-Traditional (Social Media)
    This season an array of dance offerings will entertain, amaze with athleticism, and even reflect on social issues — such as the slippery slope of social media — are we more connected, or less? And, what is up with the obsession over "selfies?"...