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  • Sex scandal costs former Broward teacher his license

    Sex scandal costs former Broward teacher his license
    A former coach and teacher at Cypress Bay High will no longer be allowed to teach in Florida after he allegedly had sex with one student and exchanged inappropriate texts with another. The State Education Practice Commission mailed a letter to David...
  • ECSU Faculty OK Organizing 'No Confidence' Vote On Regents President

    ECSU Faculty OK Organizing 'No Confidence' Vote On Regents President
    The faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University decided Wednesday to organize a no confidence vote sometime soon on Regents President Gregory Gray and on plans to improve the state's university and college system. About 70 faculty members also...
  • Western Faculty Have Grave Concerns, Disappointment In 'Transform' Plan

    Faculty and staff from Western Connecticut State University convened Thursday and had "grave" concerns about the plan to transform the state university and college system, a professor said after the meeting. Daniel W. Barrett, president of the university...
  • Faculty Advisory Committee Gives Thumbs Down On 'Transform' Plan For State Universities, Community Colleges

    Faculty Advisory Committee Gives Thumbs Down On 'Transform' Plan For State Universities, Community Colleges
    The Faculty Advisory Committee to the Board of Regents for Higher Education had harsh words Friday for a sweeping plan that aims to improve the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system. The committee, which met in Hartford, said the Transform...
  • Thurston Moore Talks About Guitar Playing, WestConn And His New Band

    Thurston Moore Talks About Guitar Playing, WestConn And His New Band
    Sonic Youth founder Thurston Moore's new solo album "The Best Day" officially hits stores this week. On his current tour — which brings him and his new band to the Ballroom at the Outer Space Thursday night — Moore has been enjoying the lack...
  • Alleged trooper shooter Eric Frein cornered in Canadensis?

    Alleged trooper shooter Eric Frein cornered in Canadensis?
    Shots reportedly were fired Friday night within a mile of the home of Eric Frein, and police reportedly had a house surrounded and were closing in. Northern Monroe County residents were ordered to get indoors and stay away from their windows. Frein, 31,...
  • CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim

    CREC Renames School In Honor of Sandy Hook Victim
    The Capitol Region Education Council has renamed one of its magnet schools in honor of Ana Grace Marquez-Greene, a former Hartford resident who was among the young victims of the Sandy Hook school shooting. Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts...
  • Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest

    Edinburgh Hit 'The Events' A Highlight Of Arts And Ideas Fest
    David Greig remembers walking with his 12-year-old son in the Scottish Highlands in July 2011 when they stopped at a remote town, picked up a newspaper and were stunned at the news: 33-year-old Anders Breivik killed 69 people and wounded 33 others, mostly...
  • Expansion? Wing It On! Hopes To Bring It On

    Expansion? Wing It On! Hopes To Bring It On
    WATERBURY — "When I opened, I really just wanted to have one little store, be my own boss, making a modest living," said Matt Ensero, 29, owner of Wing It On! Ensero launched the wings/burgers/wraps spot in a 765-square-foot, 22-seat space in a...
  • Regional Digest: Rock Cats Split Pair

    Rock Cats Split Pair The Rock Cats split a pair of games against the Binghamton Mets Tuesday, winning the early game 5-1 and losing 3-2 in a makeup for a game that had been postponed on July 2. Right fielder Tony Thomas led the Rock Cats' offense in...
  • Western Connecticut State University Bomb Threat A Hoax, Officials Say

    DANBURY — A bomb threat later determined to be a hoax caused Western Connecticut State University to evacuate four campus buildings for several hours Friday afternoon, the university said. The threat, received about 1 p.m. by the university...