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  • East Hartford Teachers Get Ready For New School Year

    EAST HARTFORD — The auditorium at East Hartford Middle School was noisy Monday morning, almost as though it were filled with students. But sitting in the seats were hundreds of teachers and staff, including nurses, secretaries, and tutors, who...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The New England Vampire Folk Belief: The Archeological Evidence

    The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will add to October's chill with a timely discussion of a real "skull-and-crossbones" scenario and an historical belief in vampires, right here in Connecticut. On Oct. 16 state archaeologist Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni will...
  • State Universities Achieve Mixed Results On Enrollment Targets

    New academic initiatives yielded mixed enrollment results for Connecticut's public colleges and universities, according to preliminary numbers. The University of Connecticut surpassed an enrollment benchmark this fall for its main campus in Storrs. But...
  • State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use

    State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use
    The University of Connecticut paid more than $900,000 in licensing fees on SciQuest software for three years, but did not use the software for most of that time, according to a state auditors' report released Wednesday. "It's glaring in the sense that...
  • Vernon Board of Ed. changes school name, updates evaluations

    The Vernon Elementary School changed its name and has a new principal. The school, which is located within the Rockville High School campus, offers alternative programming for students with special requirements. Jacqueline Middleton is a Tolland resident...
  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...
  • UConn, Middlesex Hospital Receive Grant For Geriatric Care Study

    MIDDLETOWN — The University of Connecticut School of Nursing and Middlesex Hospital are beginning a three-year geriatric care and research program in Middlesex County with a $1.4 million federal grant. Through outreach to the aging population in...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER

     Effort To Improve Health In Impoverished North End Starts In The ER
    Deborah Knowlin slowly limps to her kitchen table, favoring her left knee because her right one, she says, gives out frequently. Sitting down at the table, Knowlin snaps open a day-of-the-week pill box and empties Friday's contents into her right hand:...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...