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  • State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation

    State Colleges Need Resources — Not Transformation
    I have been teaching a long time, so I felt I was past "firsts." Then, I received my first letter from prison. I had this student a few semesters ago in a developmental reading and writing class, and he was very upfront about the electronic monitoring...
  • Rockville's Hasty signs with UConn

    Rockville High School senior Haley Hasty has decided to continue her outstanding running career here in Connecticut, and signed her letter of intent to run cross-country and track at the University of Connecticut beginning next year. Hasty's signing...
  • Brothers, Their Families Find Home In Century-Old 'Castle' In Hartford's West End

    Brothers, Their Families Find Home In Century-Old 'Castle' In Hartford's West End
    HARTFORD — Growing up, brothers Alex and Joe Giadone shared a bed until they were in grade school and a bedroom until Joe went off to college. Now the men, both in their 30s, are back in Hartford living together again. But they could have trouble...
  • UConn Women Win AAC Soccer Title; Player Suspended

    The UConn women's soccer team claimed its first American Athletic Conference Championship, defeating the University of South Florida 3-2 on penalty kicks after a scoreless draw on Sunday in Tampa, Fla. The Huskies clinched a berth in the NCAA women's...
  • Texting-While-Driving Study Likens Phone Use to Drug Addiction

     
    When Huey Lewis sang "I Want a New Drug" back in the '80s, he could not have foreseen that one day that newfangled pharmaceutical wouldn't come in pill form but as a phone ??? and that it would be one......
  • Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings

    Christmas Film Based On Wally Lamb's 'Wishin and Hopin'' Gets Local Screenings
    Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich. As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
  • Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches

    Being Grateful For Non-Material Riches
    "I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual. It is surprising how contented one can be with nothing definite — only a sense of existence. ... O how I laugh when I think of my vague indefinite riches. No run on my bank can...
  • Hartford Library Celebration Launching 'Hartford Through Time'

    Hartford Library Celebration Launching  'Hartford Through Time'
    A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
  • State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics

    State Is Trying, But Gaining Traction Is Tough In Emerging Field Of Bioinformatics
    When executives hundreds or thousands of miles away from Connecticut make decisions to restructure or close a pharmaceutical research office here, what happens to the Ph.D.s who worked there? Do they scatter to suburban Washington, Boston or California,...
  • Vacant Constitution Plaza Building In Hartford Goes To Auction

    Vacant Constitution Plaza Building In Hartford Goes To Auction
    HARTFORD — The former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza — once considered a potential site for UConn's downtown Hartford campus — will go on the auction block, after being up for sale for nearly three years. The five-...
  • Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster

    Schooled In Debt: One Student's Financial Disaster
    Growing up in West Hartford, going to college was my dream. I worked hard as an involved honors student and varsity athlete to reach my dream. The reality of my dream, however, became a nightmare. I didn't have family support and put myself through...