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  • What's The Risk Of More Connecticut Quakes?

    What's The Risk Of More Connecticut Quakes?
    Our living planet is not dead yet. I just love it when the solid Earth communicates with us directly, rather than indirectly through its more volatile derivatives of air, water and life. Like last week, when a tectonic jolt below Plainfield sped to the...
  • Former Manchester Man Misses Deal On 'Shark Tank'

    Former Manchester Man Misses Deal On 'Shark Tank'
    A man who grew up in Manchester pitched his design for a bed heating and cooling system Tuesday night to the shrewd panel of investors on ABC's "Shark Tank," but failed to finalize a deal. Mark Aramli of Newport, R.I., was looking for an investment of...
  • Can 'Realistic Romance' Still Be Hot And Steamy?

    Can 'Realistic Romance' Still Be Hot And Steamy?
    Is the new designation for books — "Realistic Romance" — a contradiction in terms? Is it a classic oxymoron right up there with "free gift," "business ethics" and "adult children"? Or will "Realistic Romance" now forever (another lovely...
  • Enfield Police Explorers Launches Interest In Law Enforcement Career

    When Ashley Albert first joined the Enfield Police Explorers four years ago, she did it as a way to get involved in the community. Now a recent graduate of the program, the 18-year-old Enfield resident has become hooked. She'll start training soon to...
  • 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...
  • Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize

    Bill Would Allow Some College Athletes To Unionize
    The legislator who has proposed a bill that would allow certain college athletes to unionize said Tuesday that he thinks a union would at least get students "a seat at the table." Rep. Matthew Lesser, D-Middletown, said he was partly inspired by...
  • 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...
  • 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)...