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  • Malloy Unveils Economic Plans

     Malloy Unveils Economic Plans
    With only two months left before the election, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced a package of economic proposals Monday to help small businesses in urban communities, create jobs in areas of high unemployment, and increase affordable housing. Standing...
  • Final Beam Hoisted To UConn Hospital Roof

    Final Beam Hoisted To UConn Hospital Roof
    With a crowd of dignitaries and construction workers watching, the final steel beam was hoisted atop the new University of Connecticut hospital tower Monday as officials anticipate the opening in 2016. Top state officials - including Gov. Dannel P....
  • Historic Image Of Connecticut More Romantic Than Real

    Historic Image Of Connecticut More Romantic Than Real
    The most famous historic image of Connecticut's creation story is geo-fiction. I refer to Frederic Edwin Church's "Hooker and Company Journeying Through the Wilderness from Plymouth to Hartford, in 1636." Though this magnificent painting captures the...
  • Joan Rivers: Stiletto Wit, Brave, Honest

    Joan Rivers: Stiletto Wit, Brave, Honest
    I once opened for Joan Rivers at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts. She was coming in from New York to do a fundraiser, and the house was packed. I was there to warm up the crowd and introduce her. As somebody who had spent her life working on...
  • State College Regents Ask Major Funding Hike

    HARTFORD — Facing declining enrollment and worried about potential tuition increases, the governing board for Connecticut's public college systems voted Friday to ask for a 9.9 percent increase in state funding over their current budget. The...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Mindfulness For Stress Reduction

    Visit the Enfield Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m., for "Mindfulness for Stress Reduction," presented by Saint Francis Care and hosted by Carol Tyler, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. Discover how to draw upon your inner resources for coping, growing,...
  • NCAA Hits UConn With Violation For Geno's Call To Mo'ne Davis

     NCAA Hits UConn With Violation For Geno's Call To Mo'ne Davis
    The NCAA has cited UConn for a secondary violation of rules after reviewing Geno Auriemma's congratulatory phone call to Little League star Mo'ne Davis last month. Secondary violations do not typically result in NCAA penalties. Instead, corrective...
  • Connecticut Public Colleges Seek Big Boost In State Aid

    Connecticut's largest public college system needs an 11 percent increase in its base-level state funding next year — just to limit an anticipated tuition-and-fee hike to 2 percent, according to the system's administration. The Board of Regents...
  • Despite graduation losses, Bux-Mont field hockey, girls soccer teams optimistic

    FIELD HOCKEY A memorable 2013 season ended in sudden-death overtime in the PIAA 2A quarterfinals for Upper Perkiomen, marking the close of marvelous careers for some of the best players to ever wear Tribe uniforms. Casey Umstead, now at the University...
  • Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors

    Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors
    Simply put, Maureen Kearney loves teaching kids to read, and that helped her earn the honor of Vernon's Teacher of the Year. "I love what I do," she said. "I love the kids." Kearney, the reading consultant at Maple Street School, said she found out...
  • Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

    Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79. Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...