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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • '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...
  • Singing and acting the Valiant way

    Singing and acting the Valiant way
    Sure, you know how to sing, but can you sell a song? That's what Valiant Chevron, an actor, director, dramaturge and professor, says he can teach you in "The Acting Class for Singers" at the Shirley and Barton Weisman Delray Community Center. The next...
  • Idealized Online Work World Is No Place For Me

    Idealized Online Work World Is No Place For Me
    Countless scientific reports prove that our brains are strongly influenced by the tasks we give them, the environments we put them in and the feelings we let them experience. This brings me to my new email account. It's changing my brain in ways that...
  • Former UConn President Makes $250,000 Bequest For Scholarships To School Of Education

    Former UConn President Makes $250,000 Bequest For Scholarships To School Of Education
    Former University of Connecticut President Harry Hartley is making a $250,000 gift for scholarships to UConn's Neag School of Education. The gift is part of the UConn Foundation’s campaign to raise $150 million for student scholarships and...
  • John "Tony" Burns, Former College Administrator And Teacher, Dies At 77

    John Anthony "Tony" Burns, a former community college administrator and teacher, died on May 22. He was 77. Burns, who was born in Waterbury, enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps when he was 18. He served for three years, from 1956 to 1959, working mostly...