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  • At Cheney Tech Graduation, A Strong Sense Of Togetherness

    MANCHESTER — Like most graduations, the ceremony at Howell Cheney Technical High School celebrated the students as individuals, but also the senior class as a unit. Only on Friday night at Cheney, students and organizers seemed determined to take...
  • 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...
  • In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

    In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much
    Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour. "It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
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  • 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...
  • They Found Each Other, And Found Storrs

     They Found Each Other, And Found Storrs
    Ben Brockman couldn't have found Storrs on the map when he was offered an assistant professorship at the University of Connecticut. "It was quite serendipitous," he says. An interviewer for UConn's English department saw Brockman's name tag during the...
  • 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: Research Will Link Students With Caterpillars, Moths And UConn Scientist

    A scientific research grant that includes funding for Greater Hartford schoolchildren to study the legendary White Witch moth has been awarded to University of Connecticut's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology by the Richard P. Garmany Fund...
  • 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...
  • Hartford Students Inured To Segregation

    As a Bosnian student in the Hartford Public Schools, I am a minority among minorities. Only 5 percent of the district identifies as "white, non-Hispanic," while the other 90 percent is black or Hispanic. The shocking reality of these statistics was made...