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  • Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings

    Kim Jong-Il, Plato Topics Of  Book Talks; Free Poetry Readings
    Wednesday is April Fool's Day, but the subject of a talk at 7 p.m. at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, while outrageous, is no hoax. Author Paul Fischer will give a free Book/Mark talk about his nonfiction book, "A Kim Jong-...
  • UConn Board Votes To Move Alumni Operations to Fundraising Foundation

    UConn Board Votes To Move Alumni Operations to Fundraising Foundation
    In a move aimed to expand outreach to alumni, the University of Connecticut Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to transfer alumni operations from the longstanding alumni association to its non-profit fundraising arm, the UConn Foundation. UConn President...
  • Thirty-Four Enfield Students Headed To Storrs For Statewide Invention Convention

    Thirty-four students have qualified to compete in the statewide Invention Convention competition after competing against their peers at a local competition this weekend. Of the nearly 130 students who presented their projects to judges at Enrico Fermi...
  • Bad behavior at fraternities has some questioning the system

    WASHINGTON The secret Facebook page where members of Kappa Delta Rho at Penn State University allegedly posted and commented on pictures of naked, unconscious women is just the latest in a spate of publicized incidents that have cast a shadow over...
  • Continuing Mystery Of Missing Flight 370

    Continuing Mystery Of Missing Flight 370
    Glib use of the word globalization leads us to believe that humans have overrun the whole planet. We haven't. Vast areas remain unexplored and inaccessible. Chief among these are dark abyssal plains beneath sunlit seas. And of these plains, the most...
  • It's The Winter That Breaks Our Pavement

      It's The Winter That Breaks Our Pavement
    Above ground, this winter's battle with snow and cold gave us action-packed media drama. Reporters leaned into blizzards. Road crews plowed all night. Public officials scrambled to keep us safe. Cleared roads and salted sidewalks were easy-to-see...
  • Enfield Students To Compete In Invention Convention Saturday

    ENFIELD — Approximately 160 kindergarten through eighth-grade students will display their inventions Saturday in the second annual Invention Convention. "The Invention Convention is not a typical science fair," said Sarah Faulkner, Enfield school's...
  • UConn Foundation Clash Continues

    UConn Foundation Clash Continues
    HARTFORD - The longrunning clash over the transparency of the University of Connecticut Foundation continued Monday as some lawmakers pushed for the foundation to be subject to the state's Freedom of Information Act. Top UConn officials testified that...
  • UConn Fraternity Loses Recognition For Four Years

    UConn Fraternity Loses Recognition For Four Years
    A University of Connecticut fraternity that held two parties while under probation has lost the university's recognition and with it all rights and privileges for at least the next four years. Pi Kappa Alpha was already on probation for its alleged...
  • Windham-Mansfield edition community news

    Art and craft submissions encouraged CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
  • Learning Lessons From Rotten Teachers

    Learning Lessons From Rotten Teachers
    I had two rotten teachers during my school years. You can learn a great deal from those who don't have your best interests at heart. It's smart to pay attention to the opposition. It's often your enemies and not your allies who teach you how to fight...