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  • Capitol Ceremony To Mark 20th Anniversary Of Rabbi's Death

    HARTFORD — Hasidic rabbis from around Connecticut will gather in the Senate chambers on Wednesday afternoon to mark the 20th anniversary of the death of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. They will be joined by other delegates...
  • Archaeological dig to take place in Glastonbury July 18

    An authentic glimpse into Glastonbury's native American history could likely take place on July 18, as the University of Connecticut's Dr. Nick Bellantoni and Friends of the Office of the State Archaeologist will lead an archaeological dig along the shore...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hartford Biodiversity Camp And BioQuest 2014

    Twenty Hartford area students have been selected to participate in a free five-day biodiversity camp and BioQuest, giving them a first-hand appreciation for the broad assemblage of plants and animals in their local communities in the company of nationally...
  • Sandy Hook Charities Raise $28 Million, Nearly Half Unspent

    Nearly half of the $28 million raised by 77 groups following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting has not been distributed yet, according to a new state report. The state attorney general's final report on organizations that collected money...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy

     He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy
    Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s. He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
  • Hartford Baseball Coach Justin Blood Signs Five-Year Contract

    Hartford baseball coach Justin Blood, having led the Hawks to a program record 31 victories in his third season, will be in the Hawks dugout through 2019. The full press release issued by UHart...   WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – After leading the...
  • Connecticut Economy Quarterly Ceasing Publication After 20 Years

    The Connecticut Economy, a quarterly publication from the University of Connecticut's economics department, will cease publication after one or two more issues. Steve Lanza, editor since the publication's birth 20 years ago, said his contract would...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Two Local Grads Earn Windham Hospital Scholarship

    Willington resident Codi Bierce and Columbia's Nicole Moore are the recipients of the Auxiliary to Windham Hospital's Anne L. Card Memorial Scholarship for 2014. The scholarship, named in honor of the late Anne L. Card who was a 50-plus year member of...
  • Blood Test Helps Transform Prenatal Screening

    A simple blood test is transforming the world of prenatal screening, offering women a risk-free way to learn about fetal abnormalities early in pregnancy. The test, one local hospital says, has drastically reduced the demand for amniocentesis, an...
  • At Cheney Tech Graduation, A Strong Sense Of Togetherness

    MANCHESTER — Like most graduations, the ceremony at Howell Cheney Technical High School celebrated the students as individuals, but also the senior class as a unit. Only on Friday night at Cheney, students and organizers seemed determined to take...