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  • Windsor applauds individuals for outstanding community efforts

    The Windsor Chamber of Commerce and First Town Downtown held their 65th annual dinner and awards ceremony on June 5 at the Hartford/Windsor Marriott, where they presented special awards to stellar individuals for their community service. The 2015 award...
  • Idealized Online Work World Is No Place For Me

    Idealized Online Work World Is No Place For Me
    Countless scientific reports prove that our brains are strongly influenced by the tasks we give them, the environments we put them in and the feelings we let them experience. This brings me to my new email account. It's changing my brain in ways that...
  • Singing and acting the Valiant way

    Singing and acting the Valiant way
    Sure, you know how to sing, but can you sell a song? That's what Valiant Chevron, an actor, director, dramaturge and professor, says he can teach you in "The Acting Class for Singers" at the Shirley and Barton Weisman Delray Community Center. The next...
  • CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House

    CT's James Tillman To Talk About His Book, False Imprisonment, At Twain House
    James Tillman was in his public housing apartment in Hartford when the police burst in and arrested him for the brutal rape of a young corporate executive. For more than 18 years, through a trial and appeals, he maintained his innocence to no avail...
  • Why Kickstarting A Wedding Is Doing It Wrong

    Why Kickstarting A Wedding Is Doing It Wrong
    Proms, graduation parties, weddings: Do these rites of passage still signal the way our culture celebrates life's significant moments? Or have the events associated with such occasions become an increasingly contorted way of assessing, judging and...
  • John "Tony" Burns, Former College Administrator And Teacher, Dies At 77

    John Anthony "Tony" Burns, a former community college administrator and teacher, died on May 22. He was 77. Burns, who was born in Waterbury, enlisted with the U.S. Marine Corps when he was 18. He served for three years, from 1956 to 1959, working mostly...
  • UConn opening institute for brain and cognitive studies

    University of Connecticut scientists researching everything from speech to genomics are coming together to become part of a new institute for the study of the brain. The Connecticut Institute for Brain and Cognitive Science opens at the end of this...
  • Reading Ginsberg Poem In Class Was No Mistake

    Reading Ginsberg Poem In Class Was No Mistake
    Defenders of Connecticut teacher David Olio say one mistake shouldn't have cost him his job. But why is the work of a towering figure of 20th-century American poetry out of bounds? It was the kind of moment teachers covet. An Advanced Placement...
  • Connecticut-Bred Addazio Has Turned BC Football Around

    Connecticut-Bred Addazio Has Turned BC Football Around
    Steve Addazio is as traditional as, well, New England. The Farmington native is set to enter his third season as the Boston College football coach and says he feels right at home. "I'm really just happy to be in the Northeast where my family is, my...
  • Windsor Locks Soccer Scandal Was A Turkey Caper

    Windsor Locks Soccer Scandal Was A Turkey Caper
    The latest scandal to rock FIFA and the international soccer world brought me back to my high school days in Windsor Locks and our soccer scandal. There were no suitcases filled with cash, no vote buying or money laundering, no luxury Manhattan...
  • UConn Building Evacuated After Spill

    STORRS — A building on the University of Connecticut campus was evacuated Thursday after a liter of formaldehyde spilled, university officials said. Few people were in the building because classes have ended, officials said. The fire department...