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  • East Hartford Teachers Get Ready For New School Year

    EAST HARTFORD — The auditorium at East Hartford Middle School was noisy Monday morning, almost as though it were filled with students. But sitting in the seats were hundreds of teachers and staff, including nurses, secretaries, and tutors, who...
  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders

    Privilege, Secrecy Mark CT's Education Insiders
    The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
  • Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies

    Retired UConn Drama Director, Benefactor Nafe Katter Dies
    Nafe Katter, longtime Connecticut actor, retired director of the University of Connecticut's acting program died Wednesday at a hospice facility in Summerfield, Fla., following a stroke Aug. 7. He was 87. Katter was professor emeritus of theater at...
  • Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships

    Nine College Students Awarded Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarships
    ENFIELD — Nine college students from Enfield who received scholarships from the Enfield Rotary Memorial Scholarship Foundation were recognized for their academic achievements during a luncheon Wednesday. All nine are entering their junior or...
  • Should UConn Have A Hand In State Water Plan?

    The absurdity of Connecticut's water politics stuns me. Yes, we need a comprehensive statewide plan, which explains why state law (Public Act 14-163) requires submission of one to the General Assembly by Jan. 1, 2018. But funding for its creation seems to...
  • UConn Football Coach Bob Diaco And The Q&A From Middlesex Chamber Of Commerce Breakfast (Part III)

    Part III from Middlesex Chamber of Commerce Breakfast where UConn Football coach Bob Diaco was guest speaker. Here he takes a few questions from the crowd...   First question, after all we were in Middlesex County, was about quarterback Tim Boyle...
  • Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'

    Female Athletes Urged To 'Pay Yourself First'
    NEW HAVEN — Women's Business Development Council President Fran Pastore offered a new twist on the personal-finance adage "pay yourself first." Do the same with health and wellness, Pastore told a group of female athletes. "The busier you are,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Hospital for Special Care Gives $10K in Scholarships to Four Local Students

    Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions. Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
  • STEM collaboration key at Quinebaug Middle College

    Paul Pelletier and Mary Kay Knox were getting ready for opening day at Quinebaug Middle College on Aug. 15. Pelletier is the coordinator of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math at QMC and Knox is the STEM instructional coach. Their academic and...
  • Cancer screenings common among older, sick Americans

    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Despite potential risks and limited benefits, many Americans are still screened for cancers toward the end of their lives, according to a new study. Up to half of older people in the U.S. received cancer screenings even...