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Mystic Aquarium and Institute for Exploration

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  • READER SUBMITTED: Holly Bender Buckley Named 2014 CT Outstanding Biology Teacher

    The National Association of Biology Teachers, in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, Leica Microsystems, and the Connecticut Association of Biology Teachers, is pleased to present Holly Bender Buckley with the 2014 Outstanding Biology...
  • In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus

    In Waning Days Of Republican Campaign, Candidates Narrow Their Focus
    In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County. On Friday, McKinney...
  • Back Aquarium, Not Science Center

    The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford should not be getting extra funding [July 25, Page 1, "$4 Million Grant To Aid Expansion"]. Mystic is the center of tourism in Connecticut. The Mystic Aquarium is showing signs of decay. It should get the extra...
  • Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate

    Finding a new use for aquarium amphitheater part of dolphin debate
    If dolphins depart the National Aquarium, officials are contemplating what to do with the 1.2 million-gallon pool where the marine mammals have been on display for more than two decades. Among the possibilities: creating an underwater forest with...
  • Birds Of Outback At Mystic

    Birds Of Outback At Mystic
    Birds of The Outback land for a return visit to Mystic Aquarium May 17, a hands-on exhibit of more than 500 free-flying birds. The special guest star this year is the Kookaburra. This Australian laughing bird gets its name from the manic laughter-like...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Don't Insult Teachers — They Are 'Doing'

    "Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach." This is an odious and offensive insult to teachers everywhere. It should be banished, sent to the same place the "n" word has gone. Never will I write it again. It's an insult to the memory of the...
  • Berlin's Dan Klotz: No Excuses, Just Victories

    Berlin's Dan Klotz: No Excuses, Just Victories
    DAN KLOTZ BERLIN CLASS: Senior SPECIALTIES: 200 freestyle; 100 butterfly COACHES: Eileen and Dan Thurston ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Class M and open champion in 200-yard freestyle and 100 butterfly. Set a Class M record (1:40.86) in 200 free, won the...
  • Malloy Cutting More Than $11M In Arts Funding

    Malloy Cutting More Than $11M In Arts Funding
    Leaders in Connecticut's arts community were stunned Wednesday over Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's plan to cut more than $11 million in payments to local arts programs as of July 1. The proposed cuts have raised concern as more than 20 different programs have a...
  • Malloy Reverses Position On Arts Funding

    Malloy Reverses Position On Arts Funding
    Under pressure from the state's arts community, Gov.Dannel P. Malloyreversed positions Thursday and will restore funding to numerous organizations — 80 percent of their previous year's amount plus money to be allocated through a competitive process....
  • Voting On For State's Best Tourism Site

    From the Mark Twain House and Museum to the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, state residents have chosen 10 finalists in the #CTFanFavorite tourism campaign online. Now the voting starts to pick a fan-favorite. From July 17 to 31, the Connecticut Office...