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  • READER SUBMITTED: 18th Annual Venture Smith Day

    The 18th annual Venture Smith Day festivities will be held in the cemetery at the First Church of Christ, 499 Town St. (RT. 151), East Haddam on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 1-4 p.m. as part of the Connecticut Freedom Trail events. Son of an African king,...
  • Alyssa Rapp, director, Spark

    Alyssa Rapp, director, Spark
    Alyssa Rapp, founder and chief executive officer of wine and craft beer industry media company Bottlenotes Inc., has joined the National Board of Directors of Spark, a Chicago-based nonprofit youth apprenticeship program. Rapp also is on the board of...
  • Jim Jeffords dies at 80; Vermont senator who left the GOP in 2001

    Although he made his career in politics, Jim Jeffords was a modest man who disliked cameras and speeches. In May 2001, however, the three-term senator from Vermont found himself in the spotlight when he quit the Republican Party and tipped the Senate...
  • READER SUBMITTED: JGSCT Program On DNA And Jewish Genealogy

    The Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut presents DNA and Jewish Genealogy, given by Board Member Monica Talmor, on Sunday, Sept. 21, at 1:30 p.m. at the Godfrey Library, 134 Newfield St., Middletown. Ms. Talmor manages the Molecular Diagnostics...
  • Did You Know? Three Facts About Every Connecticut Town

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  • Navigating Robin Williams' suicide with young adults

    Navigating Robin Williams' suicide with young adults
    As a parent of maturing children, I find few conversations more difficult to navigate than those involving sex, drugs and alcohol. Add to the list now Robin Williams and suicide. Anyone old enough to have a Facebook or Twitter account including my...
  • Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz

    Review: 'Excellent Sheep' by William Deresiewicz
    What is college for? To learn to think, to grapple with meaning and purpose, to ask how to live? Or to prepare for a career, to rack up an impressive resumé, to ask how to make a lot of money? Unsurprisingly, William Deresiewicz, former associate...
  • Comcast, Hoping to Hook Kids on Cable, Launches Internet-Based TV Service with 7 Colleges

    Comcast has found a new bundling model to bring pay TV to the next generation of consumers: The cable giant is delivering an 80-channel package, streamed to computers, tablets and smartphones, for free with the price of room and board for college kids....
  • Where the food is both scarce and risky

    PHILADELPHIA For the poor, food is not only scarce, it's often rotten and germ-ridden. Corner stores and small supermarkets that feed vast swaths of impoverished Philadelphia offer bacteria-laced foods in unhealthy conditions that can lead to foodborne...
  • Subcommittee: More, But Simpler Communication Needed When Obtaining, Serving Restraining Orders

    HARTFORD — Domestic violence victims need to have a simpler process of applying for restraining orders and better communication with the agencies that handle them, a legislative subcommittee said Monday. To that end, the subcommittee of the task...
  • Southern Lehigh grad Del Priore a finalist for NFF National Scholar-Athlete Award

    Southern Lehigh graduate Jake Del Priore has been selected as one of 36 finalists for the 2014 National Football Foundation High School National Scholar-Athlete Awards. Del Priore, who holds most of the Spartans receiving records, was named the NFF...