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  • READER SUBMITTED: Mindfulness For Stress Reduction

    Visit the Enfield Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 18, 7 p.m., for "Mindfulness for Stress Reduction," presented by Saint Francis Care and hosted by Carol Tyler, M.A., R.D., C.D.N. Discover how to draw upon your inner resources for coping, growing,...
  • State College Regents Ask Major Funding Hike

    HARTFORD — Facing declining enrollment and worried about potential tuition increases, the governing board for Connecticut's public college systems voted Friday to ask for a 9.9 percent increase in state funding over their current budget. The...
  • Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors

    Maple Street reading teacher earns Vernon's Teacher of the Year honors
    Simply put, Maureen Kearney loves teaching kids to read, and that helped her earn the honor of Vernon's Teacher of the Year. "I love what I do," she said. "I love the kids." Kearney, the reading consultant at Maple Street School, said she found out...
  • Vernon Board of Ed. changes school name, updates evaluations

    The Vernon Elementary School changed its name and has a new principal. The school, which is located within the Rockville High School campus, offers alternative programming for students with special requirements. Jacqueline Middleton is a Tolland resident...
  • State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use

    State Audit: UConn Spent $902,000 On Software Licensing Fees It Didn't Use
    The University of Connecticut paid more than $900,000 in licensing fees on SciQuest software for three years, but did not use the software for most of that time, according to a state auditors' report released Wednesday. "It's glaring in the sense that...
  • World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

    World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits
    The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this year. So World War I is the predominant theme in historical exhibits in 2014 (even though the United States didn't...
  • Longtime Manchester Educator Enjoyed Students' 'Life Experiences'

    Richard Day, a professor at Manchester Community College for 27 years, died on July 22. He was 79. Day, who was born in Pittsburgh and moved to Manchester when he was 5, graduated from Manchester High School in 1952. He received his undergraduate...
  • READER SUBMITTED: The New England Vampire Folk Belief: The Archeological Evidence

    The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will add to October's chill with a timely discussion of a real "skull-and-crossbones" scenario and an historical belief in vampires, right here in Connecticut. On Oct. 16 state archaeologist Dr. Nicholas Bellantoni will...
  • State Universities Achieve Mixed Results On Enrollment Targets

    New academic initiatives yielded mixed enrollment results for Connecticut's public colleges and universities, according to preliminary numbers. The University of Connecticut surpassed an enrollment benchmark this fall for its main campus in Storrs. But...
  • UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'

    UConn Bomb Threat Deemed 'Not Credible'
    STORRS – A bomb threat was called into the University of Connecticut's admissions building Monday morning, but the university investigated and cleared the threat in less than an hour.  University Spokesperson Stephanie Reitz said that the call was...
  • 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...