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  • Should UConn Have A Hand In State Water Plan?

    The absurdity of Connecticut's water politics stuns me. Yes, we need a comprehensive statewide plan, which explains why state law (Public Act 14-163) requires submission of one to the General Assembly by Jan. 1, 2018. But funding for its creation seems to...
  • UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco And The Q&A From Middlesex Chamber Of Commerce Breakfast (Part III)

    Part III from Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Breakfast where UConn Football coach Bob Diaco was guest speaker. Here he takes a few questions from the crowd...   First question, after all we were in Middlesex County, was about quarterback Tim Boyle...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • STEM collaboration key at Quinebaug Middle College

    Paul Pelletier and Mary Kay Knox were getting ready for opening day at Quinebaug Middle College on Aug. 15. Pelletier is the coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at QMC and Knox is the STEM instructional coach. Their academic and...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...
  • Heather Tamsin takes over reins at Eastford Elementary School

    Eastford Elementary School has a new principal. Heather Tamsin took over the reins on July 1 when Linda Loretz retired from that position. Tamsin brings with her a 15-year teaching background working with middle school students in Mansfield. She recently...
  • UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'

    UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'
    STORRS – A bomb threat was called into the University of Connecticut's admissions building Monday morning, but the university investigated and cleared the threat in less than an hour.  University Spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said that the call was...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network

    Five questions for Sharon Hrynkow, president of the Global Virus Network
    Faced with the threats of viruses like H1N1 influenza and SARS in recent years, scientists including the University of Maryland's Dr. Robert Gallo sought a way to prepare for future outbreaks — founding the Baltimore-based Global Virus Network in...
  • UConn, Yale Bring Hammer Down Over Hazing, Assaults

    Though it hasn't always been clear, there are standards of behavior for college students, at least at the University of Connecticut and Yale. Both schools made that clear with recent and welcome actions. UConn officials this past week suspended a...