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  • Bill Offers, But Does Not Mandate, Financial Literacy Curriculum

    Connecticut high school and college students could soon be getting a more detailed financial literacy course. The House of Representatives on Monday gave final legislative approval to a bill that directs the State Department of Education, along with the...
  • Marlborough

    Members of the Marlborough Congregational Church youth group will be participating in a Rock-a-thon on Saturday, June 13, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. "The kids will spend 12 hours rocking in rocking chairs to raise money to purchase new equipment for the...
  • Community news for Willimantic edition

    Christian Women's Connection WOODSTOCK - Bob Ditton, bagpiper, will be at The Windham County Christian Women's Connection, Friday, June 12 at The Inn at Woodstock Hill, 94 Plaine Hill Road, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. with inspirational speaker Sharon Ditton....
  • Two More Huddle Up With The Weists, And T.J. Couldn't Be Happier

    Karen and T.J. Weist surely have determination and energy. They had one child and were both 49, not often an age where couples think of more children, but the Weists wanted a bigger family. Through the power of a seventh attempt at in-vitro...
  • 'Say Yes' Bill Is Political Correctness Gone Wild

    'Say Yes' Bill Is Political Correctness Gone Wild
    The majority of state senators undoubtedly had good intentions when they voted to pass a fatally flawed and possibly unconstitutional bill that would require college students at all public and private universities and colleges in Connecticut to...
  • The $150,000 purse and other 'wife bonuses'

    “Primates of Park Avenue,” recently excerpted by The New York Times, caused a ruckus. It’s focused on a small group of uber-privileged, educated Manhattan women who get “wife bonuses” from their conspicuously powerful...
  • UConn Medicine Student Receives National Award

    UConn Medicine Student Receives National Award
    FARMINGTON — A Farmington resident and University of Connecticut student was one of 10 selected nationwide to receive an American Medical Association Foundation award. Harrison Hayward, a second-year student at the UConn School of Medicine,...
  • UConn Health Students Bike Cross Country For Cancer Research Fundraiser

    FARMINGTON — Six UConn Health students will bike more than 4,000 miles to raise money for leukemia and cancer research on June 10. Lea's Foundation for Leukemia Research is celebrating its 10th year of the annual Coast to Coast for a Cure Bike...
  • Manchester Community College Graduates Celebrate Diversity

    Manchester Community College Graduates Celebrate Diversity
    MANCHESTER — Nearly 900 students graduated from Manchester Community College on Thursday night, with family and friends filling the hilly lawn in front of the school's Bicentennial Band Shell. The speaker for the school's 51st commencement was...
  • Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average

    Real Grades Would Show We're Not All Above Average
    Creeping grade inflation is weakening the academic economy of our nation. It's also fueling widespread resistance to standardized testing at the heart of the educational reform movement known as the Common Core State Standards. I inflate my grades....
  • A Summerlong Celebration Of Puppetry At William Benton

    A Summerlong Celebration Of Puppetry At William Benton
    Everything is coming up puppets at the University of Connecticut's main campus in Storrs. This, of course, has been the case since March 2014, when the world-renowned Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry opened amazing new digs at Storrs Center....