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  • UConn, State Owe Debt Of Gratitude To Lew Rome

    UConn, State Owe Debt Of Gratitude To Lew Rome
    If you remember the tired, worn, institutional look of the University of Connecticut campus in Storrs in the early 1990s, contrast it with how vibrant the campus looks today — and think a good thought for Lew Rome. Mr. Rome, who died Wednesday...
  • Lew Rome, Prominent In Politics, At UConn, Dies At 81

    Lew Rome, Prominent In Politics, At UConn, Dies At 81
    Lewis B. Rome, a prominent figure in government and education, died Wednesday evening after a long illness. He was 81. A former Bloomfield mayor, state senator and chairman of the board of trustees at UConn, "Lew," as he was known, will be remembered...
  • UConn's Alumni Vote To Dissolve 127-Year-Old Association

    UConn's Alumni Vote To Dissolve 127-Year-Old Association
    Members of the UConn Alumni Association have voted to dissolve the 127-year-old organization and to transfer the group's approximately $6 million in assets to the UConn Foundation to be used for scholarships and alumni programs. As decided by the UConn...
  • Lewis Rome, GOP leader, candidate for governor, dies at 81

    Lewis Rome, a former state Senate Republican leader and prominent GOP figure for six decades, has died. He was 81. Rome died Wednesday evening, his Hartford law firm said. A cause of death wasn't immediately available Thursday. Democratic Gov. Dannel P....
  • Equal Education? Hartford Definitely Doesn't Have It

    Equal Education? Hartford Definitely Doesn't Have It
    "Hartford Has It." This phrase can be seen as you enter downtown Hartford. I'm here to say this promising sentence is not true; Hartford does not have it. One of the things that Hartford does have, however, is educational inequity. "Education is not...
  • Community Conversation focuses on the impact of 'Implicit Bias'

    The Glastonbury MLK Community Initiative (GMLKCI) recently held a Community Conversation called "Implicit Bias: How It Impacts Our Community." Made possible by the Norma & Natale Sestero Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, this well-attended...
  • Manchester Schools Chief Gets New Contract, Raise

    Manchester Schools Chief Gets New Contract, Raise
    MANCHESTER — A new three-year contract between the board of education and School Superintendent Matt Geary will hike Geary's annual salary to $188,700, the board chairman announced Tuesday. The agreement will be effective on Wednesday. "The...
  • New England states readying for range of new laws July 1

    Hands-free driving in the "Live Free or Die" state and a tax on even the smallest vacation rentals in Rhode Island are just two of the new laws taking effect in New England on July 1. Connecticut is cracking down on the use of restraints on students while...
  • Cancer In The Family: Downey Sisters Raise Risk Awareness

    For generations, women in the Downey family have been stalked by a killer; but now, thanks to the work of medical detectives, they're fighting back. The killer, according to Katherine Downey Berges of Branford, is cancer. Breast cancer killed her...
  • 135 Graduate From Bloomfield High School

    135 Graduate From Bloomfield High School
    HARTFORD — Ashton Richards made his first million before he even graduated from Bloomfield High School Monday night. Actually, it was about $62 million — but Richards made it all in the simulated Connecticut Stock Market Game, good enough to...
  • Drug Charges Send Ex-High School Football Star To Prison

    Drug Charges Send Ex-High School Football Star To Prison
    A once-promising high school student athlete from West Hartford was sentenced to prison Tuesday after he fell in with a gang of violent Hartford drug dealers. Six years ago, Jamie Coleman, now 24, was good enough to win a college scholarship as an...