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  • READER SUBMITTED: Uncasville Student Receives Scholarship From Liberty Bank

    XuJia "Jack" Cao of Uncasville has been selected as the 2014 recipient of the Donald B. Wilbur Scholarship, presented by the Liberty Bank Foundation. Established in 2008 in honor of retiring Liberty Bank Chairman Donald B. Wilbur, the $1,000...
  • Hartford Students Inured To Segregation

    As a Bosnian student in the Hartford Public Schools, I am a minority among minorities. Only 5 percent of the district identifies as "white, non-Hispanic," while the other 90 percent is black or Hispanic. The shocking reality of these statistics was made...
  • Bulkeley High School Graduates 126 With Bulldog Pride

    Bulkeley High School Graduates 126 With Bulldog Pride
    HARTFORD — When Darling Qazimi came to Hartford from Albania, he missed the friends and family he left behind, and he was anxious about starting his freshman year at Bulkeley High School. "I didn't know anyone or how to speak English," Qazimi said...
  • Graduation At Pathways of Technology and Design Academy A Family Event

    EAST HARTFORD — Not even a traffic jam that slowed traffic on I-84 to a near standstill could dampen the mood of the graduation exercises for the Pathways of Technology and Design Academy. The ceremony, held in the sparkling auditorium at Goodwin...
  • Sunset Ridge Teacher Chosen 2015 Teacher Of The Year

    EAST HARTFORD — Cara Quinn, a sixth-grade teacher at Sunset Ridge School, taught her students math this year by helping them set up a small business selling lollipops around Valentine's Day. The students learned about unit rates, which lollipop...
  • Pelto: It's Definite; He's A Candidate For Governor

    Pelto: It's Definite; He's A Candidate For Governor
    Former state Rep. Jonathan Pelto, the Democrat who last month began exploring a third-party candidacy against incumbent Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, declared Wednesday that he's definitely running for governor – a move that some party...
  • One Hundred Percent Graduation Rate At Manchester's Great Path Academy

    MANCHESTER — Fifty-three seniors from Great Path Academy Middle-College Magnet School celebrated their graduation Thursday night during a ceremony at Manchester Community College. All of the seniors graduated. "It isn't very often that you see a...
  • Manchester Valedictorian And Salutatorian Share Goals, Hard Working Natures

    Manchester Valedictorian And Salutatorian Share Goals, Hard Working Natures
    MANCHESTER — Megan Boyer and Sarah Robbins both plan to be doctors. Their teachers say the two seniors also share affable natures and a dedication to hard work. Boyer is the Class of 2014 valedictorian; Robbins is salutatorian. The 17-year-olds...
  • Journalism & Media Academy Students Urge Exploration, Persistence At Graduation

    Journalism &  Media Academy Students Urge Exploration, Persistence At Graduation
    HARTFORD — Greidy Montalvo-Fulcar and Woodlyn Joachim met as sophomores, sitting side by side in a class at the Hartford Journalism & Media Academy Magnet School, trying to learn English. Montalvo-Fulcar, from the Dominican Republic, spoke Spanish...
  • Protection Of State Lakes Gets Little Attention

    Connecticut has more than 3,000 officially named lakes, ponds and reservoirs. A few are the fountainheads from which cities draw potable water. Many are becoming real estate refuges for those retreating from hurricane-hit saltwater shores. Many more are...
  • The Hartford's Liam McGee Steps Down As CEO

    The Hartford's Liam McGee Steps Down As CEO
    The Hartford will have a new CEO in July as Liam E. McGee steps down amid health problems, the company announced Monday. McGee, 59, will remain as chairman of The Hartford Financial Services Group until the next annual shareholders' meeting. Christopher...