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  • He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy

     He Had His Hand On Pulse Of Connecticut's Economy
    Edwin L. Caldwell was a prominent economist whose views about the future of Connecticut's economy were highly influential in the 1970's and '80s. He was a vice president and chief economist at the former Connecticut Bank and Trust Co., a professor of...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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-...
  • RHAM Valedictorian And Salutatorian Speak Of School Community

    RHAM Valedictorian And Salutatorian Speak Of School Community
    RHAM's 2014 Salutatorian Annie MacLachlan is a member of the National Honor Society, and wore a green cord during her graduation ceremony on June 19, signifying that she'd completed 100 or more hours of community service. MacLachlan plans to attend the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....