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  • 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...
  • Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn

    Student-Run Farm Promotes Sustainable Dining At UConn
    A few miles down the road from the heart of the University of Connecticut Storrs campus lies a serene oasis of sorts in the otherwise bustling college town. “This is the kind of place I wish I could move my office to,” UConn’s...
  • Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove

    Fall Author Talks Include Doris Kearns Goodwin, Karl Rove
    Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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?"...
  • 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...
  • West End College Site Ideal For Graduate Apartments

    West End College Site Ideal For Graduate Apartments
    Dwight Merriam, a veteran Hartford land-use lawyer, has taught his specialty at the University of Connecticut School of Law for many years. He has felt, for most of that time, that the law school would be enhanced by a residential component, by having...
  • 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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dr. Anthony Alessi To Deliver Keynote At Concussion Conference

    Dr. Anthony Alessi, a board-certified neurologist, will be the keynote speaker at "The Concussion Conference 3.0: Return to Learn then Return to Play," which will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Center for Medicine,...
  • UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities

    UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities
    The rankings that colleges and universities "love to hate and hate to love" came out Tuesday, without much change for most Connecticut schools. U.S. News & World Report again ranked the University of Connecticut at No. 19 among the top national public...