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  • 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...
  • 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."...
  • New principal starts at Public Safety Academy

    The Public Safety Academy has a new leader starting this month. The appointment of Jeff Larson as principal of the school was announced by the Capitol Region Education Council (CREC) Superintendent Dina Crowl. "I am pleased that after a comprehensive...
  • Gampel Goodies

    Tim Tolokan, special assistant to the athletic director at UConn and an authority on UConn basketball, provides a few tidbits about Gampel Pavilion: Various design concepts (including a flat-roof arena complex with an artificial turf field on the roof)...
  • Local Students recognized in Poster Contest

    COLCHESTER - Student artists received awards at the Jack Jackter Intermediate School, 215 Halls Hill Rd., Laney Barrett for the " Best Mixed Media," Marija Manolev for " Best Pencil Drawing," Jade Wilson for " Best Watercolor," an. First place went to...
  • Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation

    Legislators Seek To Open Window On UConn Foundation
    For years, attempts to require the University of Connecticut Foundation to be more open about how it raises and spends millions of dollars each year have fizzled in the legislature. But this year, new efforts to shed more light on the foundation's...
  • Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs

    Youths Must Be Trained For High-Tech Jobs
    The Obama administration has emphasized the critical need to prepare American students for future job opportunities in science, technology, engineering and math — or STEM. The president is right to make STEM a national priority. Yet he must be...
  • A Bundle Of Outdoor Winter Adventures

    A Bundle Of Outdoor Winter Adventures
    Outdoor adventures aren't just for summer. Getting outside, even in the cold, is a great way to exercise, stay healthy and cure cabin fever. Connecticut offers plenty of frosty fun, including the No Child Left Inside Winter Festival, sponsored by the...