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  • Hartford Program Will Use Science, And $3M, To Teach Students English

     Hartford Program Will Use Science, And $3M, To Teach Students English
    HARTFORD — A $3 million federal grant will support a new initiative that aims to use science education as a way to help young Hartford students learn English, city and school officials said Wednesday. The project, called Literacy and Academic...
  • Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks

    Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks
    Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com. On...
  • Does chilly weather really cause a cold?

    Does chilly weather really cause a cold?
    Maybe Mom was right all along. Although generations of parents have warned their children that venturing into the cold without a hat will make them sick, scientists have long understood that viruses cause the common cold, and that they can strike in...
  • Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice

    Standouts from a year's worth of smart money advice
    Identity theft protection, TV antennas, light bulbs and home heating myths are just a few of the Spending Smart topics we explored this year, along with how to speed through airport security, get free books and college courses, and avoid wasting money...
  • Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer

    Two years after Sandy Hook, schools aren't safer
    Two years after the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., it's tempting to think of the horrific incident as a remote, rare event, unlikely to ever hit home. That would be naive. There have been two gun-related incidents in my...
  • Stevenson student interns in now-published scientific research project

    Fire up that dictionary application, or reach for a real one if you can. Even Fyuan “Diane” Jiang has a tough time putting into layman’s terms exactly what she’s done. “The watered-down version is I grew E. coli,”...
  • New surgeon general approved despite remarks on guns, contraception

    Overruling the objections of gun-rights advocates, the U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy, a British-born, American-educated internal medicine specialist, to become the 19th surgeon general of the United States. The 51-43 vote makes...
  • Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars

    Here's how to determine if that charity is worth your dollars
    When my sister and I were children and flew to summer camp together, our mother always asked us to call her once we arrived to let her know we landed safely. When we got older, my sister and I put our own twist on this practice: If my sister was giving me...
  • Yale Study: Mass Die-Offs Of Fishes, Birds And Mammals Increasing

    Yale Study: Mass Die-Offs Of Fishes, Birds And Mammals Increasing
    Mass die-offs of hundreds — sometimes hundreds of thousands — of fish, birds and other animals appear to be increasing in both frequency and in the numbers of individuals involved, according to a new study. The report by researchers at...
  • Regional Digest: Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp

    Southington Football Team Honored By Walter Camp The Southington Blue Knights, the No. 1 team in the state's high school football season-ending polls, is the Walter Camp Football Foundation's choice to receive the Joseph W. Kelly Award, which is awarded...
  • H. Thomas Howell

    H. Thomas Howell
    H. Thomas Howell, a trial attorney whose legal arguments helped overturn the mail-fraud conviction of former Gov. Marvin Mandel, died of a heart attack last Sunday at his Lutherville home. He was 77. "Tom was one of the great legal minds of our day,"...