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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...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Polish Cultural Club Of Greater Hartford Awards Five Scholarships To Area Students

    The Polish Cultural Club of Greater Hartford, Inc. is pleased to announce the following five recipients of its 2014 Jennie Marconi-Javorski Scholarship. These dedicated and responsible young men and women have earned high scholastic honors, given of...
  • Concurrent credits can cut college costs

    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees approved a 2015 budget worth $1.2 billion on June 25. That budget includes a more than 6 percent increase in the cost of tuition. For Connecticut residents, that means more than $10,000 per year. For non-...
  • Study: Low-Dose Aspirin May Reduce Risk Of Some Cancers

    What if an aspirin a day could keep cancer away? A growing body of scientific research suggests that aspirin can prevent some cancers of the digestive system, and maybe even breast and prostate, too. In the latest study, published recently in the...
  • THS 2014 Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian

    Valedictorian Dallon Asnes is an intensely academically-driven student. He has consistently excelled in the most rigorous coursework that Tolland High School has to offer and has performed exceptionally well throughout his high school career. This...
  • Illing's Enrichment Showcase Draws A Crowd

    Illing's Enrichment Showcase Draws A Crowd
    Illing Middle School's seventh-graders ended the school year with their Enrichment Showcase on June 17. Dave Lee, Illing's enrichment program teacher, chose the topic "Current Events" for the showcase. Students in the enrichment program are chosen to be...
  • READER SUBMITTED: SMSA PTO Scholarship Winners Featured At Senior Awards Night

    The end of the school year is always full of accolades and superlatives, especially for high school seniors. Many fond memories were cemented for the Class of 2014 at the Sport and Medical Sciences Academy (SMSA). The award-winning Hartford Public...
  • UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike

    UConn Poised To Approve $1.18 Billion Budget That Includes 6.5 Percent Tuition Hike
    The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees is poised to approve a $1.18 billion budget that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment. The trustees are expected to vote Wednesday on a proposed...
  • Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities

    Enough Of Fraternities, Sororities
    Isn't it time to rethink the relationship between higher education and Greek organizations? Fraternities and sororities are bastions of exclusion, anachronisms in this global society. They encourage cliques and excesses, and have brought ambulances to...
  • Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'

    Silas Deane Of Wethersfield, The Revolution's 'Unsung Hero'
    WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield. Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
  • UConn Professor Accused Of Sexual Misconduct Retires

    A University of Connecticut music professor who was suspended with pay in 2013 while police investigated allegations of sexual misconduct retired on April 1 with an annual pension of $68,640. Robert F. Miller, 67, a former head of the music department,...