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  • Good Neighbor

    NEW QUESTIONS: CANNING JARS: An Enfield reader is interested in canning jars with screw-on lids, in any size. Will pick up. PAINTING: A Windsor reader wants painting jobs for elderly ladies or couples in the Windsor, Windsor Locks and Suffield areas....
  • UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative

    UConn Presents Details On Sweeping 10-Year Initiative
    HARTFORD — The state is investing $1.55 billion in tax dollars at the University of Connecticut over the next 10 years to bolster research programs and facilities, hire faculty and establish partnerships with the business community. On Tuesday,...
  • Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees

    Kevin Hunt: Summer Travel: Best Rewards Cards, Insurance, Hidden Fees
    How to make your next trip the most rewarding (in credit-card points), with the least risk (check the insurance) and the fewest hidden fees (at hotels and resorts). The best returns from flight and hotel rewards credit cards, according to a new survey...
  • 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,...
  • Early Start To Back-To-School Shopping Season

    Early Start To Back-To-School Shopping Season
    Back-to-school shopping isn't just an end-of-summer activity anymore. Deals on classroom supplies, clothes and electronics started before Fourth of July picnics and close to 40 percent of consumers have already made back-to-school purchases, according...
  • Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History

    Return To The Rivers: Connecticut's Waterways Reflect The State's History
    The widely held assumption that Connecticut was complete wilderness when the first European settlers arrived in the early 17th Century is belied by what archaeologists have found along the state's rivers. "It was not wilderness," said Nicholas...
  • Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'

    Overcoming Racial Prejudice: 'Crucial Unfinished Business'
    When Glenn Cassis, a native New Yorker, enrolled at the University of Connecticut in 1969, he was one of about 400 students of color at the school that year — more than triple the number of African-American students previously enrolled. "It was...
  • Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out

    Always Moving Forward: As Transportation Progressed, The Population Spread Out
    In the business of getting from here to there, Connecticut has frequently been among America's pioneering states. Manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney and Sikorsky are at the forefront of modern aviation, but over the centuries Connecticut was home to...
  • Historic Buildings Offer Windows To East Hartford's Past

    Historic Buildings Offer Windows To East Hartford's Past
    There’s no question that East Hartford has grown more urban over the last generation especially along Burnside Avenue.  But where the avenue takes a bend, at the entrance to Martin Park, just past the World War II memorial, three small buildings...
  • A Break Before The Bulkeley Bridge

    A Break Before The Bulkeley Bridge
    It’s been a great few weeks on Route 44 and here’s the best part, for me at least: After 12 days of walking, I still haven’t crossed the Connecticut River. There’s much more Explore 44 to come as I head for the Rhode Island state...
  • Kraft, Belichick Interviewed In Aaron Hernandez Case

    Kraft, Belichick Interviewed In Aaron Hernandez Case
    Massachusetts detectives in one of Aaron Hernandez's murder cases have interviewed New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick, owner Robert Kraft and other team employees as part of the yearlong probe. Their statements — along with text messages...
  • Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen

    Connecticut's Biggest Wine Festival Returns To Goshen
    Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment. The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...