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  • Trinity College Closes Deal For Downtown Hartford Campus

    Trinity College Closes Deal For Downtown Hartford Campus
    HARTFORD — Trinity College has completed a $2 million purchase of the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the first step in its plans to expand its campus into downtown Hartford. "We're excited about the Constitution Plaza...
  • Biotech Company To Open Lab In Farmington

    CaroGen Corp. will establish a laboratory at UConn's Technology Incubation Program in Farmington to develop its vaccine technology research, the company is announcing Monday. The Hamden-based biotechnology company has four employees and hopes to grow to...
  • Berlin Has Filled 4 Of 5 Police Department Vacancies

    BERLIN — A new recruit began his training Friday, the latest result of a monthslong push by the town to fill five vacancies in the 42-officer police department. Jeffrey Scoppetto, a Glastonbury native and 2010 University of Connecticut graduate who...
  • Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing

    Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing
    HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University has banned the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus, suspended two students and expelled another after a student conduct investigation revealed a hazing incident at the school. "The university has issued the...
  • Kee Borges To Resign As Hartford's Top Lawyer

    Kee Borges To Resign As Hartford's Top Lawyer
    HARTFORD — Saundra Kee Borges, who has served as the city's top lawyer for more than four years, announced Tuesday that she plans to resign. Her last day with the city is Jan. 30. Deputy Corporation Counsel Henri Alexandre will serve in the top...
  • UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost

    UConn's Herbst To Get Contract Extension, Big Pay Boost
    The University of Connecticut's Board of Trustees voted Monday to extend UConn President Susan Herbst's contract until 2019 with an overall increase in salary and other compensation that will bring her total compensation to more than $758,000 a year in...
  • Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader

    Cerebral, Low-Key Martin Looney Takes Over As Senate Leader
    Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents. As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...
  • Connecticut Studying Whether Hemp Can Be A New Cash Crop

    Connecticut Studying Whether Hemp Can Be A New Cash Crop
    In Simsbury, there's a farmer who would like to "throw some hemp seed in the ground and see how it grows." A Bolton entrepreneur thinks hemp pellets could be used in stoves, and a University of Connecticut scientist is convinced that hemp seed and oil...
  • Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions

    Part 7: Growing Technology In Many Directions
    The software and Internet explosion in Silicon Valley was still years away when Sukhminder Grewal worked there as a nuclear engineer for General Electric in the '80s. But when Yale School of Medicine recruited Grewal's wife, a post-doctoral immunologist...
  • Peace Corps Nurtures Long Relationship

     Peace Corps Nurtures Long Relationship
    Beth Prosl, burned from the sun, sweating in her seersucker suit, sat crammed on the bow of an old fishing boat and peeled off her stockings. "We were five degrees above the equator," she says, and had been traveling for 24 hours by prop plane, old...
  • Busway Is Coming — Looks Like A Good Ride

    Busway Is Coming — Looks Like A Good Ride
    Now that the CTfastrak bus rapid-transit project between New Britain and Hartford is three months from its scheduled opening — and on schedule — the subject seems to come up at every holiday party. "What do you think about the busway?" "Should...