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  • Legal Aid Can Slice Through Veterans' Benefits Backlog

    In recent years, more than half a million veterans struggling with poverty and service-connected disabilities were forced to wait months — sometimes more than a year — to receive veterans benefits that can mean the difference between...
  • U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential

    U.S. Fed Hires Former Connecticut Insurance Chief To Oversee AIG, Prudential
    Insurance companies large enough that their failure could disrupt the U.S. economy will face a familiar regulator as former Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Thomas R. Sullivan starts a newly created position next week at the U.S. Federal Reserve....
  • June Rites — Two Gowns, The Future To Go

    June Rites — Two Gowns, The Future To Go
    Welcome to June, official month of cheerful announcements, elaborate ceremonies and the writing of hundreds of checks to distant relations, many of whom you would not recognize even if you were facing each other in an elevator. Welcome, in other words, to...
  • There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?

    There's A Bear In My Apartment! Now What?
    Eric Hathaway of Canton said bears wander into his yard occasionally to chomp on the bird feeder or plunder a trash can, but he was surprised to see one recently in the parking lot of his Junk Shop on U.S. Route 44. "Route 44 is 100 feet away from where...
  • Insurance Association Of Connecticut Announces New President

    An insurance trade group and lobbying organization in Connecticut announced Wednesday it has a new president who served as associate counsel for the Connecticut Business and Industry Association, or CBIA. Eric George of Glastonbury will start mid-July as...
  • Colleges Must Help Close Graduation Gap

    This month, thousands of students across Connecticut will celebrate a major accomplishment — graduating from high school. Many will head to college in the fall. For some minority and low-income students, for whom the odds are often stacked against...
  • Honorary Degrees Are A Dubious Bit Of Pomp

    Another college commencement season has come and gone. In retrospect, these are really odd affairs. The academic regalia is medieval. The solemn processions and homilies are liturgical. The speeches are futuristic, each being a verbal launching pad for...
  • EB Contractor Summit Lures 300 Companies

    A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
  • Job Applicants: Maybe It's Best Not To Mention Religion

    If you're trying to get a job, it may be better not to disclose your religious preferences, especially if you're Muslim. That's the conclusion that could be drawn from two studies done by University of Connecticut researchers that show that employers are...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury High School's Zach Walsh Named 2014 Governor's Scholar

    Junior Zach Walsh from Simsbury High School (SHS) was selected as one of 30 of Connecticut's top juniors designated as a Governor's Scholar, from over 150 nominations. Sponsored by the Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS), the purpose of the program...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Uncasville Student Receives Scholarship From Liberty Bank

    XuJia "Jack" Cao of Uncasville has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship, presented by the Liberty Bank Foundation. Established in 2008 in honor of retiring Liberty Bank Chairman Donald B. Wilbur, the $1,000...