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  • Hollywood chamber event benefits scholarship fund

    Grapes for Grades, which benefits the Hollywood Florida Scholarship Foundation, is back for its 12th year on Sept. 19. The event, presented by the Greater Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, includes wine tasting, food from local restaurants, live music, a...
  • High-Tech Investment Agency Frozen Out Of State Money

    Connecticut Innovations, the state-funded venture capital fund with a mandate to spur high-tech job growth, has been hobbled after being frozen out of state borrowing for the past six months. The agency, which is not part of the state government but...
  • Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]

    Good schools deserve investment [Commentary]
    This weekend over 700 people were scheduled to attend our 6th annual Archdiocese of Baltimore Gala to raise money for students who otherwise could not afford to attend a Catholic school in the Archdiocese. Since its inception, the gala has raised more...
  • Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]

    Repeal destructive drug laws [Letter]
    McKenzie Elliott, the 3-year-old shot to death in Baltimore, is a recent victim of misguided drug laws ("Politicians, churchmen talk policing in Northwest Baltimore," Sept. 9). While I do not support open use of "illegal drugs," I do not find that drug...
  • Florida's lawmakers leading charge to reform higher ed

    Higher education is failing. In Florida, more than 50 percent of students enrolled in four-year institutions have loan debt, a burden that averages out to more than $22,000 per student. Ten percent of young people in our state are unemployed and...
  • Reduce college costs while in high school

    Reduce college costs while in high school
    College is a significant investment and how to pay for it can be a major source of concern for parents and students. However, there are ways to reduce the amount of debt you take on when preparing for higher education. Outstanding student loan debt...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Chet Celebrates College Savings Month With Savings Starter Kit, Webinars

    State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier and the Connecticut Higher Education Trust (CHET) are celebrating National College Savings Month this September by offering parents a free CHET college savings starter kit. CHET -- the state's 529 college savings plan -...
  • Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants

    Water authority takes applications to give out 'Drop-by-Drop' mini grants
    The Lake County Water Authority is accepting applications for its annual "Drop-by-Drop: You Make a Difference!" mini grants to promote awareness and education of freshwater-resources in Lake. Community and education grants of up to $2,000 will be...
  • Avon Church Holds Clothing Sale To Boost Scholarship Fund

    AVON — A local church is holding a clothing sale Sept. 19 to help low-income students from Hartford get a Catholic high school education. That sale is being organized by the social justice committee at St. Ann's Church. Proceeds from the fifth...
  • Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies

     Mixed-media artist Barbara Aubin dies
    Barbara Aubin, a Chicago artist and art teacher, helped start the Chicago Women's Caucus for Art in the early 1970s and taught for years at Chicago State University. Ms. Aubin, 86, died of ascending cholangitis caused by an infection of the bile duct on...
  • Malloy Seeks To Ease Rising Tuition Rates

    NEW BRITAIN — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy on Tuesday pitched several proposals to help college students struggling with mounting debt, including a tax break for student loan interest and a plan to allow families to refinance high-interest education loans....