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  • Hartford's Ballpark Plan Economic Catalyst

    The plan to redevelop Hartford's Downtown North, accelerated by the proposed construction of a stadium for the Double A baseball Rock Cats, has been described as ambitious. So it is. Being timid hasn't gotten it done for our neighborhoods and our city,...
  • Settled, But Not Done

    University of Connecticut leaders did two smart things on Friday. They agreed to settle a federal lawsuit brought by five current or former students charging the school mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted, and they...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Three Concert Carillon Festival Set for August in Storrs

    A three-concert Carillon Festival will take place in August on the Dunham Carillon at the Storrs Congregational Church. The concerts, featuring guest carillonneurs and the church's carillonneur-in-residence, are scheduled for Thursday, August 14;...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Next Connecticut State Archaeologist Announced

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Archaeology Center, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn welcome Dr. Brian D. Jones as Connecticut State Archaeologist effective July 18, 2014. He will succeed retiring State...
  • UConn Foundation Must Reveal Spending Details

    UConn Foundation Must Reveal Spending Details
    Hillary Clinton's jaw-dropping $251,250 fee for a speech at the University of Connecticut brought the foundation that paid the bill into the spotlight. The public should get a closer look at all its spending. The University of Connecticut Foundation...
  • UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million

    UConn Settles Federal Civil Rights Lawsuit For $1.28 Million
    The University of Connecticut will pay $1.28 million in a settlement with five former or current students who filed a federal lawsuit in November, charging that the university mishandled their cases when they were raped or sexually assaulted. A statement...
  • Regents To Consider Merit Raises As High As 5 Percent

    The governing board for the state's largest public college system Thursday will consider merit raises of as much as 5 percent for management and nonunion personnel. Erika H. Steiner, chief financial officer for the Board of Regents for Higher Education,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut Children's Scholarship Program Helping Local Students Succeed

    On June 11, Connecticut Children's Medical Center presented five Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards to local high school seniors pursuing a post-secondary education this fall. The scholarship program, established through the bequest of Mr. Isidore Wise, a...
  • Science Vs. Beliefs On Creationism, Climate

    Throughout the world, the forces of religious fundamentalism are challenging the forces of secular democracy. In the Middle East, the conflict boils into civil war. In the United States, the conflict merely simmers beneath recent Supreme Court rulings...
  • UConn Insists: No Taxpayer, Tuition Dollars Funded Hillary

    UConn Insists: No Taxpayer, Tuition Dollars Funded Hillary
    The University of Connecticut reasserted its position Tuesday that neither taxpayer dollars nor student tuition money were used to pay Hillary Clinton's $251,250 speaker's fee. Nor, the university insists, was taxpayer or tuition money used to pay for...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Bristol Hospital Administrative Fellow Receives Award

    Sarah B. Jeffrey, an administrative fellow at Bristol Hospital, received the prestigious Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent's Award by the Connecticut Association of Healthcare Executives. The award recognizes Jeffrey's contributions toward the...