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  • UConn reaches contract deal with graduate students

    The University of Connecticut has reached its first tentative contract agreement with the union representing its graduate students. The deal with the Graduate Employee Union-United Auto Workers would give the school's 2,200 teaching and research...
  • Community news for Willimantic edition

    Earth Day Fair ASHFORD – The Earth Day Fair, a fundraising event for the birds of prey at the Horizon Wings Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, 9 Sand Hill Road, Ashford, will be held on Saturday, April 25, at 10 a.m. This event will features tours...
  • Is UConn An 800-Pound Gorilla At The Capitol?

    Is UConn An 800-Pound Gorilla At The Capitol?
    HARTFORD — The University of Connecticut not only has unquestioned success on the basketball court, but has scored recent victories at the Capitol as well. Fresh off a national championship, the women's basketball team visited the Capitol last...
  • Community news for Windham edition

    Benefit for Channel 3 kids' camp HARTFORD - This year's Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically (WRAP) Luncheon will honor Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman on Friday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Hartford Marriott Downtown with a guest list of over 250...
  • Ambulances Called To UConn For Intoxicated Students

    Ambulances Called To UConn For Intoxicated Students
    STORRS — Ambulances from several communities were called to the University of Connecticut campus Friday night to transport intoxicated students to area hospitals, a university spokeswoman said. About 15 people were taken to hospitals in Windham and...
  • UConn Doctoral Student Accused Of Threatening Professor

    UConn Doctoral Student Accused Of Threatening Professor
    VERNON — A doctoral student in chemistry, accused of threatening one of his professors at the University of Connecticut, was jailed in lieu of $50,000 bail after his arraignment on Thursday. Jagadeswara Kona, 32, was charged with second-degree...
  • R.J. Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run

    R.J.  Julia Celebrates 25 Years With Author Talks, Fun Run
    R.J. Julia Booksellers celebrates its 25th anniversary on April 19. The bookstore at 678 Boston Post Road, Madison, is known for presenting prominent and popular authors discussing their latest books, as well as other book-related events. On Monday,...
  • Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish

    Importing Water To Fuel UConn, Mansfield Growth Foolish
    The California drought is wreaking havoc with the state's economy and forcing its residents to adapt. Why should this matter in Connecticut? The superficial answers involve higher grocery bills and a westward diversion of federal dollars. The deeper...
  • Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87

    Manchester's John FitzGerald, Noted Trial Lawyer, Dies At 87
    John FitzGerald, a longtime Manchester resident and prominent lawyer, died Feb. 24. He was 87. FitzGerald was born in Danbury and was partner with the Howard, Kohn, Sprague and FitzGerald law firm in Hartford for 48 years. The firm, established in 1786,...
  • At Jordan site, drone offers glimpse of antiquities looting

    At a sprawling Bronze Age cemetery in southern Jordan, archaeologists have developed a unique way of peering into the murky world of antiquities looting: With aerial photographs taken by a homemade drone, researchers are mapping exactly where —...
  • University Greek houses often segregated

    University Greek houses often segregated
    If 11 a.m. on Sunday is the most segregated hour in America, as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. once observed about churches, then the next most segregated might be 11 p.m. Saturday on college campuses when the Greeks start partying. Fraternity and...