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  • Enfield School Nurse Supervisor Retiring After 28 Years

    Trisha Vayda, a school nurse in Enfield for 28 years, wanted the job she is retiring from this year since she was just a child. Vayda, who lives in Windsor Locks and was a longtime Enfield resident, was diagnosed with what was then referred to as...
  • 'Adr1ft' helps 'shamed' game designer pull his life back together

    Never mind the destroyed space station and the references to the isles of Los Angeles. "Adr1ft" may look like a work of science fiction, but in reality it's one of the most deeply personal video games of 2015. It's also one borne out of a uniquely...
  • Ballard Theatre announces Summer Series lineup

    The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will once more present its popular"Summertime Saturday Puppet Shows" for family audiences on six Saturdays, June 20-Aug. 1. Each show will be performed twice, at 1 and at 3 p.m....
  • NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal resigns amid furor over racial identity

    NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal resigns amid furor over racial identity
    Rachel Dolezal, the civil rights activist who rose to prominence as a black woman but was unmasked last week as white, said on Monday she would step down as head of the local NAACP chapter, citing concern that the controversy was hampering the group's...
  • Kate Maupin challenges bright, talented students

    Hebron Elementary School's challenge and enrichment teacher Kate Maupin, said she decided to go into teaching because she wanted to make the experience of growing up gifted a positive one for students. "I was identified as gifted and talented in fourth...
  • The Tricky Business of Measuring Business Climate

    Forbes ranks Connecticut 36th among the states as a place to do business. Others peg it as low as 47th. On the plus side, Bloomberg places it fourth on its list of innovative states. And Connecticut ties for second-lowest business tax burden measured...
  • Great Path Academy Graduates 61

    Great Path Academy Graduates 61
    MANCHESTER — As Great Path Academy valedictorian Javante Danvers quoted in her speech Tuesday night, "It takes a village to raise a child." The whole Great Path Academy village was in attendance to celebrate the school's 61 graduates. Most of...
  • Ramadan In The Workplace: No Food, Water On Even The Longest Of Days

    Ramadan In The Workplace: No Food, Water On Even The Longest Of Days
    Many people can't get through a workday without their morning coffee, much less a meal, but starting Thursday, millions of American Muslim employees will go about their days without food or drink for more than 16 hours at a time. During the Islamic holy...
  • Community news for Enfield edition

    Little Angels Catholic Pre-School Graduation ENFIELD - On June 5, both Mrs. Marilyn Flanagan and Mrs. Michelle White's 4 year old classes graduated from Little Angels Catholic Pre-School during a ceremony at St. Bernard Church. The 38 students sang songs...
  • More Young Women Delaying Motherhood By Freezing Their Eggs For Future

    More Young Women Delaying Motherhood By Freezing Their Eggs For Future
    It's a Wednesday night in Hartford and roughly 20 women are gathered in the back room at Dish Bar & Grill. Holding glasses of wine, they mingle with one another while helping themselves to an appetizing buffet spread. Ranging in age from...
  • 38 Graduate From Journalism & Media Academy In Hartford

    38 Graduate From Journalism & Media Academy In Hartford
    HARTFORD — Through the wall of glass, the families and friends seated in the lobby could see the 38 graduates as they filed down the outside staircase into the school's Tower Avenue building, the girls in blue gowns and the boys in black....