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  • The Harbor Report: Spreading the word on sea conservation

    This week, I journeyed into the upper bay, known to most of us as the Back Bay, to visit with Michelle Clemente, our city's marine protection and education supervisor. Clemente's office is located in the Back Bay Science Center, sharing the same...
  • Breast Cancer Survivor Sharing 'Hymns For The Soul' On New CD

    Breast Cancer Survivor Sharing 'Hymns For The Soul' On New CD
    Jolie Rocke Brown, a gifted, versatile vocalist from Wethersfield who's as much at home soaring on opera arias and celestial hymns as she is getting down with funky blues and earthy jazz, just might, at long last, have the whole world in her hands...
  • Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort

    Naval Academy, community college join forces for Arabic immersion effort
    Eric Thompson said among the first challenges in his Arab immersion class was learning the Arabic word for "yes." To the Arnold resident, it sounded a lot like the English word, "no." "So when teachers are congratulating you, you're saying, 'Oh, I...
  • Thursday's multi-sport local roundup: Boo Williams teams win at Peach Jam, Northampton Senior softball girls start 1-1

    Basketball: Boo Williams' top boys team earned two victories as it started pool play at the Nike Elite Youth Basketball League's Peach Jam in North Augusta, S.C. Williams' squad won 80-68 over All Ohio Red as Cape Henry Collegiate's Chris Clarke had...
  • Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus

    Milford Mill students get a boost before they get to calculus
    Three years ago, no student at Milford Mill Academy passed the Advanced Placement calculus exam, which made it clear that unprepared students were being pushed into the high-level class. In an attempt to change that, a dozen high school students who...
  • Going from foster care to college, because someone believed in them

    Going from foster care to college, because someone believed in them
    Jamilah Sims became a mother at 14 — just as she was entering foster care for the third time, because of her own mother's instability. She and two sisters — the girls are triplets — have grown accustomed to packing up, moving in with...
  • Orange school soars from F to A in state grades

    Orange school soars from F to A in state grades
    Palmetto Elementary School in Orange County, smacked with an F from the state last year, leapt to an A on the annual school report card this year, the only elementary or middle school in Florida to make that jump. "To turn a school from an F to an A &#...
  • Outside Opinion: Apprenticeship programs can close skills gap

    Outside Opinion: Apprenticeship programs can close skills gap
    The White House recently announced a $600 million investment in professional apprenticeship programs. The administration hopes to strengthen ties between community colleges and private companies — and equip workers with the skills they need to...
  • On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants

    On Texas border, volunteers get to work to help flood of immigrants
    The old-fashioned trolley bus stopped just outside Sacred Heart Catholic Church, and eight or so passengers — new immigrants who had just stolen across the Rio Grande from Mexico — filed off, clutching water bottles and manila envelopes marked...
  • Fab 15 recruiting: Josh Sweat goes from unknown to prospect reminiscent of Clowney in one season

    Fab 15 recruiting: Josh Sweat goes from unknown to prospect reminiscent of Clowney in one season
    Josh Sweat's days as a man of mystery on area high school football fields didn't last long. He was destined to be noticed. Sweat opened last season on ESPNU in Oscar Smith High's 42-2 win against Lake Taylor as an imposing unknown towering on the edge...
  • For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late

    For more college freshmen, an offer to start a semester late
    As the fall semester began at Towson University last year, Erin Garnes settled into one of the dormitories and signed up for clubs and other school activities. But one thing separated her from Towson students: All of her classes were taught by...