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Malloy would cut town aid, early childhood ed to patch budget hole

KEITH M. PHANEUF | CT MIRROR |

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy recommended deeper cuts to municipal aid and elimination of an early childhood education program to help close a $121 million hole in his latest budget proposal for this fiscal...

UConn biologist takes new tack against herpes virus

Matt Pilon |

Herpes is more common than you might think.

Trinity's downtown campus debut set for Dec.

Gregory Seay |

Hartford's Trinity College will open its first of two downtown campus sites in Constitution Plaza in December.

CT joins suit against DeVos' delay of rule protecting student borrowers

ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR |

Connecticut joined 17 other states and the District of Columbia Thursday to sue the U.S. Department of Education and Secretary Betsy DeVos for delaying implementation of a new regulation aimed at...

Mystic Aquarium researchers find home at UConn Avery Point

Patricia Daddona |

Mystic Aquarium will make UConn Avery Point in Groton home base for its research team.

Military ramp-up challenges EB, Pratt to find skilled workers

ANA RADELAT | CT MIRROR |

Even before President Donald Trump assumed office, the Navy had big plans for expansion that included new submarine work for Electric Boat. Now the ramp-up has grown, along with the Groton shipyard's...

McHugh exiting UConn trustees board

Gregory Seay | 1

Lawrence D. McHugh is stepping down this summer after eight years as chairman of the UConn Board of Trustees, authorities say.

Businesses seek bigger say in education reform

Patricia Daddona |

About a month before Connecticut careened into an extended legislative session to address its fiscal crisis, two industry-backed nonprofits joined forces with the hopes of giving businesses a bigger...

$4.8M for UHart, Montessori degree

Patricia Daddona |

The University of Hartford and the Montessori Training Center Northeast say they have been awarded $4.8 million from the Walton Family Foundation to establish an undergraduate Montessori education...

UHart, UBridgeport to live-stream Aug. 21 eclipse

Patricia Daddona |

Two universities in Hartford and Bridgeport will join NASA to live-stream Aug. 21's historic total solar eclipse on Aug. 21, the organizations say.

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