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  • READER SUBMITTED: An Introduction To Rain Gardens With Dr. Mike Dietz

    A rain garden is a planted depression in the landscape designed to reduce pollution from storm water runoff. They are being used all around the country to help keep water clean and to beautify residential landscapes. This workshop, presented by Dr. Mike...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac University Physician Assistant Students Met With Veterans

    A group of Quinnipiac University physician assistant students recently heard first-hand from veterans about their experiences in war and the resulting health consequences. "Coming home was worse than Iraq," said Brookfield's Brian Barkman, who served...
  • READER SUBMITTED: What Role Will The Oceans Play In Meeting The Global Demand For Food?

    Dr. Steven D. Gaines, dean of the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management
at the University of California - Santa Barbara, will give a talk entitled "What Role will the Oceans Play in Meeting the Global Demand for Food?" for the University...
  • Detour likely won't deter Brandon from NFL

    Detour likely won't deter Brandon from NFL
    Bethlehem Catholic graduate Tevrin Brandon is a good bet to wind up on an NFL roster this fall, even if he's not a good bet to be drafted in May. This is because the fifth-year Monmouth University senior cornerback ran a blistering 4.34 40-yard dash...
  • Beyond the bracket: Little-known facts about Orlando's NCAA Tournament teams

    Beyond the bracket: Little-known facts about Orlando's NCAA Tournament teams
    Want to know which teams will leave Orlando alive? You've come to the wrong place. After days of research, we have no idea. Maybe because we were researching the wrong things, like ghosts, medical breakthroughs and a cure for Zach Galifianakis. They...
  • No Delay: Implement Common Core Standards

    Last month, I read with jaw-dropping astonishment that one in four Americans believes the sun revolves around the Earth. The source for this pre-Copernican idea was a poll by the National Science Foundation. This mistake set the stage for me to learn last...
  • Legislature Key To Beneficial UTC Deal

    The General Assembly has a critical opportunity to help our region compete aggressively and successfully for jobs, capital and talent by passing a measure endorsing a vital agreement with United Technologies Corp. The agreement, announced on Feb. 26 by...
  • UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course

    UConn Women's First Season In 1902? Unbeaten, Of Course
    Geno Auriemma has had four unbeaten seasons as UConn women's basketball coach and very well could be headed for a fifth. But he is really living up to the pressure the first UConn team put on him more than a century ago. The Huskies' unbeaten seasons:...
  • Puppets, Actors Combine For UConn's 'Goblin Market'

    Puppets, Actors Combine For UConn's 'Goblin Market'
    Combining live actors and puppets, the University of Connecticut’s puppet arts program and Connecticut Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere adaptation of Christina Rossetti’s atmospheric narrative poem “Goblin Market.”...
  • Upcoming Events: Gardening Programs, Antiques Show And Appraisals, Workshops

    Upcoming Events: Gardening Programs, Antiques Show And Appraisals, Workshops
    Garden Club Events The Simsbury Garden Club's annual herb luncheon is Monday, March 17. Members will bring their favorite herb dishes and recipes to share. Marcia Lahens, cooking teacher and caterer, will discuss "Flavor Exploration — Exploring...
  • Let's All Take The New SATs! (Or Not!)

    The new SAT exam has parents and students attempting to master the almost impossibly rigorous demands of, umm, the multiple choice question. Want to know how you would score? Read the following passages carefully. Decide on the best answer to each...