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  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...
  • STEM collaboration key at Quinebaug Middle College

    Paul Pelletier and Mary Kay Knox were getting ready for opening day at Quinebaug Middle College on Aug. 15. Pelletier is the coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at QMC and Knox is the STEM instructional coach. Their academic and...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • New principal Jill Krieger is one of several changes for Manchester High

    Manchester High School begins a new school year with new principal Jill Krieger. On July 7 she began her duties and took the place of Matthew Geary, who is now the Superintendent of Schools in Manchester. "Mrs. Krieger is a strong instructional leader...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'

    UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'
    STORRS – A bomb threat was called into the University of Connecticut's admissions building Monday morning, but the university investigated and cleared the threat in less than an hour.  University Spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said that the call was...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society

    UConn Doctor, Professor Named President Of Sports Medicine Society
    FARMINGTON — Robert Arciero, a professor at the University of Connecticut Health Center, was recently named the 43rd president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. When Arciero was young he said he was a frustrated baseball...
  • New Britain museum adds local artist's work to collection

    The New Britain Museum of American Art has added two watercolors and 10 illustrations by Brooklyn resident Normand Chartier to its permanent collection. The recognition comes after a 35-year career in which Chartier's art has graced 75 children's books...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Leadership Greater Hartford Assists Chrysalis Center Inc.

    Leadership Greater Hartford's Common Ground program successfully responded to a request for help from Chrysalis Center, Inc. to create and stock a donation center for local residents in need. Chrysalis Center, Inc. is a nonprofit organization, in...