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  • 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...
  • UConn trustees approve $1.3 billion budget for 2015-2016

    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees has approved a $1.3 billion budget for the main campus in Storrs and five regional campuses for the 2015-2016 fiscal year, including a previously approved tuition increase of 6.75 percent. Trustees on...
  • Scholarship Recipients Give Lieberman 'Hope For The Future'

    HARTFORD — Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman returned to the Capitol building Wednesday to award scholarships to five college-bound Connecticut students. Renewable for four years of undergraduate study, the $1,500 awards come from a combination of...
  • 146 Graduate From Enfield High School

    146 Graduate From Enfield High School
    ENFIELD — Valedictorian Kyle Fujio told Enfield High School's Class of 2015 Wednesday that they have the power to become their own valedictorian. "Each and every one of you possesses skills that make you stand out from others and succeed in...
  • 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...
  • Time To Face Up To World's Worst Problem — Us

    Time To Face Up To World's Worst Problem — Us
    What does the world's longest pizza have to do with the Pope Francis' encyclical on climate change and the environment? Each is linked to a dire problem facing the world today. The mile-long pizza was baked to break the Guinness Book of World Records...
  • 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...
  • Wethersfield Man Pleads Guilty In UConn Bomb Hoax

    Wethersfield Man Pleads Guilty In UConn Bomb Hoax
    NEW HAVEN — A Wethersfield man pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a series of hoax calls in 2014 that included a bomb threat at the University of Connecticut campus, federal officials said. Matthew Tollis, 22, was a member of a group of...
  • Enfield Hires New Principal For Prudence Crandall School

    ENFIELD — A principal in Vernon has been hired as the new Prudence Crandall School principal, according to school officials. Jennifer Miller, 44, will take over for Georgi O'Connor, who is currently acting as principal in place of embattled former...
  • South Windsor Graduates Told To Be Kind, Compassionate

    SOUTH WINDSOR — Head into an uncertain future confident that the best is yet to come, and hold onto kindness and compassion along the way. That message was at the heart of the graduation ceremony for South Windsor High School's Class of 2015...
  • New Special Education Team Appointed For Glastonbury Schools

    GLASTONBURY — The school system has hired several supervisors to oversee parts of the special education program. Kathleen Johns-Galvin will become the new supervisor of the of the school system's alternative education program, which is expanding....