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  • 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...
  • Snow Drifts Raise My Cosmic Consciousness

    Snow Drifts Raise My Cosmic Consciousness
    Last week, deep drifts of cold snow buried my domestic universe. Within them were specks of dust from treated roads and residues of carbon from exhaust. Flinging this stuff around my inner space with a shovel reminded me of last year's noteworthy comet...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum

    'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum
    In conjunction with the exhibit "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008," the Wadsworth Atheneum is presenting "Coney Island on the Silver Screen," a series of films that are set, or have scenes, on Coney Island. Unless otherwise...
  • 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...
  • 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...