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  • Connecticut Public Colleges Seek Big Boost In State Aid

    Connecticut's largest public college system needs an 11 percent increase in its base-level state funding next year — just to limit an anticipated tuition-and-fee hike to 2 percent, according to the system's administration. The Board of Regents...
  • Despite graduation losses, Bux-Mont field hockey, girls soccer teams optimistic

    FIELD HOCKEY A memorable 2013 season ended in sudden-death overtime in the PIAA 2A quarterfinals for Upper Perkiomen, marking the close of marvelous careers for some of the best players to ever wear Tribe uniforms. Casey Umstead, now at the University...
  • Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors

    Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors
    Simply put, Maureen Kearney loves teaching kids to read, and that helped her earn the honor of Vernon's Teacher of the Year. "I love what I do," she said. "I love the kids." Kearney, the reading consultant at Maple Street School, said she found out...
  • 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...
  • Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows

    Morgan football player died of heat stroke, autopsy shows
    Autopsy results showing that Morgan State University football player Marquese Meadow died of heat stroke have prompted his mother to question whether coaches and trainers monitored the heat at practice or gave players enough water breaks. Meadow, an 18-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders

    Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders
    The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
  • Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies

    Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies
    Nafe Katter, longtime Connecticut actor, retired director of the University of Connecticut's acting program died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Summerfield, Fla., following a stroke Aug. 7. He was 87. Katter was professor emeritus of theater at...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

    Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79. Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...