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  • 'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum

    'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum
    In conjunction with the exhibit "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008," the Wadsworth Atheneum is presenting "Coney Island on the Silver Screen," a series of films that are set, or have scenes, on Coney Island. Unless otherwise...
  • Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize

    Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize
    The legislator who has proposed a bill that would allow certain college athletes to unionize said Tuesday that he thinks a union would at least get students "a seat at the table." Rep. Matthew Lesser, D-Middletown, said he was partly inspired by...
  • College Access Plans Leave Undocumented Students Behind

    College Access Plans Leave Undocumented Students Behind
    We were pleased to hear about President Barack Obama's America's College Promise proposal that would allow eligible students to attend two years of community college for free. We cannot ignore, however, the gap that still exists for undocumented...
  • 'We Broke Up, But I'm Going To Marry Him'

    We should go to prom together," Kim Toothaker told Kris Cooper. "No, you'll find someone else before then." "No, we have to make it official. Will you go to the prom with me?" "Yeah," Kris said. "But if you find someone else, you can get out of it."...
  • End Secrecy At UConn Foundation

    End Secrecy At UConn Foundation
    Legislation has been introduced to strip away much of the secrecy that protects the UConn Foundation from legitimate inquiry. Past efforts to make the foundation's operations subject to the state's freedom of information law have failed. This is the...
  • Recent 'Swarm' Of Earthquakes Not Entirely Uncommon In New England

    Recent 'Swarm' Of Earthquakes Not Entirely Uncommon In New England
    PLAINFIELD — For residents of Connecticut, earthquakes are generally not a high priority concern. They fall into the category of "Things That Happen Elsewhere," along with tornadoes and tsunamis. But a series of small-magnitude earthquakes that...
  • Former Manchester Man Misses Deal On 'Shark Tank'

    Former Manchester Man Misses Deal On 'Shark Tank'
    A man who grew up in Manchester pitched his design for a bed heating and cooling system Tuesday night to the shrewd panel of investors on ABC's "Shark Tank," but failed to finalize a deal. Mark Aramli of Newport, R.I., was looking for an investment of...
  • Manchester's Silk City Chorus Combines Puppets And Barbershop

    The Silk City Chorus, which has been performing for more than 50 years, is always looking to keep its shows fresh. For instance, last year the 70-man barbershop choir constructed a pirate ship for its annual stage show. This year the group is working...
  • Fun Stuff To Do In Greater Hartford In February

    Fun Stuff To Do In Greater Hartford In February
    Coney Island – Revisited "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland," says the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, "will be the first major exhibition to use visual art as a lens to explore the lure that Coney Island exerted on...
  • UConn-Killingly KUBE collaboration makes President's Honor Roll

    On Jan. 31, a busload of Killingly Intermediate School students made their way to the University of Connecticut. It's a trip 57 Killingly students have been making regularly as part of Kids & UConn Bridging Education, a collaboration among the UConn...
  • She Wanted To 'Make Life Better For People'

    Joan Hall's drive and determination helped her talk her way into college, to return later in life to earn a degree on social work and to achieve leadership positions in her profession. Her empathy and interest in others allowed her to achieve success as a...