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  • Summer Learning Program Keeps Children Focused, Gaining Skills

    Summer Learning Program Keeps Children Focused, Gaining Skills
    Last spring, organizers of Y-BELL, an innovative, educational program for Hartford's youth, were trying to raise money to help more kids benefit from this experience designed to combat summer learning loss. "We were able to reach our goal," says James...
  • State Policies Block Prosperity

    In many ways, Connecticut is a great place to live. The state is one of the best educated, healthiest and wealthiest in the country. A two-hour drive can take us to five of the eight Ivy League colleges, four of the top 25 museums in the United States,...
  • Should UConn fire football coach Paul Pasqualoni?

    Should UConn fire football coach Paul Pasqualoni?
    After losing its first two games, the University of Connecticut football team faces the powerful Michigan Wolverines this weekend at Rentschler Field in East Hartford. While Husky Nation hopes for an upset, there are loud grumblings that coach Paul...
  • Ed Page On Facebook: Is the $5 billion cut to SNAP a good idea to rein in spending, or a cruel stroke as families struggle in a rocky economy?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Jeff Clark: A cruel measure ... cut subsidies to Monsanto, corporate America, Wall Street, EXXON Mobil, etc. Edward J Boughton Jr: Maybe if we were...
  • Parents Of Hearing Impaired Sons Want To Raise Awareness With Walk4Hearing

    Parents Of Hearing Impaired Sons Want To Raise Awareness With Walk4Hearing
    Jackson, age 3, loves to chat about his favorite movie, "Shrek", while building with blocks. "We didn't find out that Jackson was deaf until about 5 weeks," says Ryan Walters of Suffield. The diagnosis came after his son failed two newborn hearing tests....
  • Women's Hall Of Fame Program Shares Inductees Stories

    Women's Hall Of Fame Program Shares Inductees Stories
    Alice Paul was a brave suffragette, not afraid to participate in hunger strikes and face nights in prison to support her passionate views about equality for women. Even though her journey unfolded many years ago in 1917, when she formed the National...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • At 50, Hartford's Iconic 'Boat Building' At Nexus Of River Revival

    In 1960, The Phoenix Cos. made a historic decision not to move out of Hartford but to remain downtown and build a new, show-stopping, modernist corporate headquarters as the signature building on Constitution Plaza, which was then under construction....
  • UConn Water Plan Won't Meet Needs

    In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus. Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...
  • 'Job Sprawl' Leaves The Cities Behind

    When Hartford's suburbs began to flourish in the years after World War II, it was often courtesy of businesses that had been in Hartford. That is typical of most metropolitan regions across the country. For decades, companies have been moving from city to...
  • Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources

    Connecticut Must Get Handle On Water Resources
    Water may become the oil of the mid-21st century. Half the world is worried about, if not fighting over, water. In this country, a record 55 percent of the land area in the Lower 48 states suffered drought conditions last year. Wouldn't it make sense...