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  • READER SUBMITTED: Soroptimist Girls' Forum Celebrates Science

    They competed against each other to build the strongest bridge, the slowest path for a ball to travel down, and raced to be the first to solve a crime scene using ink chromatography and fingerprints. The Soroptimist International of Greater Hartford's 5th...
  • Test Scores Show Improvement In East Hartford Elementary Schools

    EAST HARTFORD — Results from the state's 2014 standardized science exams show increases among the school system's fifth- and eighth-graders, while scores for high school sophomores dipped slightly. Connecticut Mastery Test scores show 64.6...
  • East Hartford students show gains on CMT Science assessment

    East Hartford students show gains on CMT Science assessment
    On Aug. 13, the Connecticut State Department of Education (CSDE) released the results of the 2014 Connecticut Mastery Test (CMT) and the Connecticut Academic Performance Test (CAPT). These assessments were administered in grades five, eight and 10 in...
  • East Hartford Claims Gold Medals In Dragon Boat Races

    EAST HARTFORD — The way some in East Hartford remember it, the town's dragon boat team won a gold medal during the races at the Dragon Boat and Asian Festival two years ago. But the reality was this: A competitor pointed out that of the five...
  • Save money on back-to-school shopping at consignment stores

    Why shop consignment for back-to-school? As Again! Again! owner Laura Kobylanski points out, there are many good reasons. Kobylanski's shop is located in Colchester, and carries gently-used children's clothing size preemie to junior, shoes size 0...
  • Biden At Goodwin: Job Training A Community Effort

    Biden At Goodwin: Job Training A Community Effort
    EAST HARTFORD — Vice President Joe Biden visited Goodwin College on Wednesday to draw attention to the ways that job training, when it's guided by industry, can help people move into higher-paying jobs and strengthen the middle class. He praised...
  • Lawyer In East Hartford Excessive Force Case Seeks Testimony From Officer's Arbitration Hearing

    EAST HARTFORD — The lawyer in a $20 million federal lawsuit against the town and members of the police department is seeking records from an arbitration hearing involving one of the officers named as a defendant in the case. Attorney James Brewer...
  • Genga Urges Residents To Attend CL&P Public Hearing

    EAST HARTFORD — State Rep. Henry Genga, D-East Hartford, is encouraging residents to attend a public hearing Aug. 27 on a request by Connecticut Light & Power to increase its fixed-rate residential surcharge. Joining a push by electricity companies...
  • Baby's Death Renews Spotlight On 'Safe Haven' Law

    HARTFORD — After the death of an abandoned baby in East Hartford, state officials are reminding troubled parents of the Safe Haven law, which shields parents from prosecution if they surrender a baby under 30 days old at a hospital emergency room....
  • Farmers' Market Returns To Goodwin College In Memory Of Employee

    EAST HARTFORD — Goodwin College is carrying on the memory of Sandy Pearce, a long-time employee who died unexpectedly in July, by resuming the on-campus farmers' market she started last year. Pearce worked at the college for 19 years as a computer...
  • Chicago Comes To Central Connecticut

    NEW BRITAIN - The musical Chicago comes to central Connecticut Aug. 22 to Sept. 7 with performances at the Repertory Theatre. The Connecticut Theatre Company describes the show as "a story of murder, greed, corruption and 'All That Jazz.' "  Chicago...
  • Vice President To Visit Goodwin College Wednesday

    Vice President To Visit Goodwin College Wednesday
    Vice President Joe Biden will visit Goodwin College in East Hartford on Wednesday to speak with administrators and students at the private school about the importance of skills building in the workforce. He is also expected to highlight Goodwin's...