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  • Insurance Association Of Connecticut Announces New President

    An insurance trade group and lobbying organization in Connecticut announced Wednesday it has a new president who served as associate counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, or CBIA. Eric George of Glastonbury will start mid-July as...
  • Colleges Must Help Close Graduation Gap

    This month, thousands of students across Connecticut will celebrate a major accomplishment — graduating from high school. Many will head to college in the fall. For some minority and low-income students, for whom the odds are often stacked against...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Polish Cultural Club Of Greater Hartford Awards Five Scholarships To Area Students

    The Polish Cultural Club of Greater Hartford, Inc. is pleased to announce the following five recipients of its 2014 Jennie Marconi-Javorski Scholarship. These dedicated and responsible young men and women have earned high scholastic honors, given of...
  • Concurrent credits can cut college costs

    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved a 2015 budget worth $1.2 billion on June 25. That budget includes a more than 6 percent increase in the cost of tuition. For Connecticut residents, that means more than $10,000 per year. For non-...
  • Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Some Cancers

    What if an aspirin a day could keep cancer away? A growing body of scientific research suggests that aspirin can prevent some cancers of the digestive system, and maybe even breast and prostate, too. In the latest study, published recently in the...
  • THS 2014 Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian

    Valedictorian Dallon Asnes is an intensely academically-driven student. He has consistently excelled in the most rigorous coursework that Tolland High School has to offer and has performed exceptionally well throughout his high school career. This...
  • Illing's Enrichment Showcase Draws A Crowd

    Illing's Enrichment Showcase Draws A Crowd
    Illing Middle School's seventh-graders ended the school year with their Enrichment Showcase on June 17. Dave Lee, Illing's enrichment program teacher, chose the topic "Current Events" for the showcase. Students in the enrichment program are chosen to be...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SMSA PTO Scholarship Winners Featured At Senior Awards Night

    The end of the school year is always full of accolades and superlatives, especially for high school seniors. Many fond memories were cemented for the Class of 2014 at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA). The award-winning Hartford Public...
  • UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees is poised to approve a $1.18 billion budget that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. The trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a proposed...
  • UConn Trustees Approves $1.2 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Trustees Approves $1.2 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    STORRS — The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees unanimously approved an almost $1.2 billion budget for next year that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. Next year's budget is 4....
  • Cashing In On Climate Change — Wanna Bet?

    The reality of climate change has penetrated common culture, but the gravity of the situation has not. I have an example so egregious that I decided to share it with you. "Beat the heat" is a catchy phrase commonly used by advertisers to draw...