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  • Domestic abuse is a challenge for states

    WASHINGTON A woman is being beaten by her husband. The police arrive, but they don't speak the wife's language. So her husband, who does speak English, translates. He blames her, and she is arrested. Or perhaps she's an American Indian, but her partner...
  • Newington's Teacher Of Year: Connect With Students

    NEWINGTON — Teacher of the Year Paul Salonia did something different for his required address to his colleagues at the start of this school year: He brought a band. The musical group played snippets of five songs, each of which Salonia used to make...
  • John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91

    John Toner, AD Who Brought Big East, Calhoun, Geno To UConn, Dead At 91
    In any listing of important figures in Connecticut sports history, John Toner should hold a high place. Three decisions that elevated UConn from a competitive New England school to a national powerhouse were all Toner's, made during his time as athletic...
  • Manchester Math Lessons Focus Of Board Meeting

    MANCHESTER — The board of education heard a presentation Monday focused on the school system's mathematics curriculum and also approved a new contract for para-educators. Santosha Oliver, who oversees the science, technology, engineering, art...
  • Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford

    Fundraiser Walk For Eating Disorders Saturday In West Hartford
    WEST HARTFORD — The theme of the third annual Hartford National Eating Disorder Association fundraising walk Saturday is "Save A Life," a reminder that eating disorders are not only devastating, they can be deadly. Local coordinator and association...
  • UConn To Spend $1 Million On Roof Of Building Slated For Demolition

    UConn To Spend $1 Million On Roof Of Building Slated For Demolition
    The University of Connecticut plans to spend $1 million on a new roof for a science building that is slated to be torn down in the next five to seven years. "It's not ideal, but people are in there and they've got to be safe," President Susan Herbst...
  • State Police Battle 'Swatting' Trend

    State troopers rushed to a home in Colchester Monday after receiving a report of a shooting and that a hostage had been taken. But it was a hoax. The phony emergency call and others like it this year at places including the University of Connecticut and...
  • UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities

    UConn Holds Onto No. 19 Ranking Among National Public Universities
    The rankings that colleges and universities "love to hate and hate to love" came out Tuesday, without much change for most Connecticut schools. U.S. News & World Report again ranked the University of Connecticut at No. 19 among the top national public...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Dr. Anthony Alessi To Deliver Keynote At Concussion Conference

    Dr. Anthony Alessi, a board-certified neurologist, will be the keynote speaker at "The Concussion Conference 3.0: Return to Learn then Return to Play," which will take place from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, at the Center for Medicine,...
  • Cronin and Company announces hires/promotion

    Cronin and Company, LLC, an advertising agency in Glastonbury, has hired the following individuals: Nicole Stavola, of Wethersfield, is interactive project manager. She previously worked for The Pita Group in Rocky Hill. Stavola earned her bachelor's...
  • Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys

    Enjoying The Melodious Roar Of Harleys
    During a summer dominated by bad international news — Ebola, ISIS, climate change — I made a conscious choice to be positive about something that really bothers me. So, I decided to share my attitude adjustment before summer officially ends on...