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  • Connecticut's Delightful, Quirky Museums

    Let's say you are not terribly interested in old woodworking planes, radios, locks or clocks. But step into a museum devoted to such collections and you almost can't help being drawn to them. The sheer diversity in similar objects reveals the human...
  • Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'

    Pryor Tells Superintendents: 'You Are On The Right Track'
    HARTFORD — A day after announcing his plans to leave soon, state Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor addressed superintendents at their annual back-to-school meeting Tuesday, pointing to progress made during his watch and urging them to go forward...
  • Southington Winning Sewage Odor Battle

    SOUTHINGTON — This summer has seen a big drop in the sewage odor problems that last summer generated dozens of resident complaints and perplexed workers who tackled the noxious issue. A combination of several factors turned out to be causing the...
  • Tracking Device Can Dispatch Emergency Services If Needed For Elderly

    Tracking Device Can Dispatch Emergency Services If Needed For Elderly
    Diane Ragali is part of the "sandwich generation", planning her son's wedding, working part-time in a temp agency and taking care of her father-in-law, who is almost 90 and living alone. "He wants to be independent," says this Bristol woman who is primary...
  • Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism

    Extraordinary Life: An Advocate For Seniors, And Environmental Activism
    Joyce Kathan was a leader in the senior center movement in Connecticut, lobbied for seniors at the Capitol, was a pioneer in seeking greater options for women and worked hard to preserve the environment. Above all, she sought to get others involved in...
  • Should 119 Year Old One-Lane Bridge Be Allowed To Stay In Canton?

    Should 119 Year Old One-Lane Bridge Be Allowed To Stay In Canton?
    CANTON — A 119 year old one-lane bridge that is on the National Register of Historic Places would receive a makeover and be strengthened but keep much of its character under a plan that the town wants to pursue. The bridge was built in 1895 and...
  • READER SUBMITTED: LEAF Supports Bread For Life With Produce Donations To Feed Hungry

    Officials of Bread for Life, the program that feeds the hungry in Southington, have been very grateful for the continual donations of hundreds of pounds of locally grown produce from Mark Ramsay and the Lewis Educational Agricultural Farm. The...
  • Hands-On Learning At Engineering Camp In New Haven

    NEW HAVEN - It might look like the teens at University of New Haven's engineering camp are playing with Legos and toy helicopters, but what they're doing isn't child's play. For the past two weeks, 25 high school students from across Connecticut have...
  • State Awards $6.6 Million To 28 Low-Performing Schools

    On Monday, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor announced that 28 schools won $6.66 million in state and federal aid to help improve student performance. The grants, which the state awarded on a competitive basis, will go to schools in 10 districts,...
  • Hamden PD Make Arrest In Aug. 4 Shooting

    HAMDEN — Hamden and New Haven police have arrested two men in connection with a shooting Aug. 4 near Dixwell Avenue and Arch Street in Hamden police said. Brandon Shealy of 384 Shelton Ave. in New Haven and Robert Moye, who was found hiding in a...
  • Capital Prep's Kiah Gillespie Commits To Maryland

    Capital Prep's Kiah Gillespie Commits To Maryland
    Kiah Gillespie, the state Gatorade girls basketball player of the year who will be a senior at Capital Prep in Hartford this fall, gave an oral commitment Thursday to attend the University of Maryland. "It was the right choice," Gillespie said. "It's...