Connecticut History Teacher Named National Teacher Of The Year

30 April 2016, 5:31 am

"The Connecticut Teacher of the Year Council is thrilled that Jahana Hayes has been recognized as the 2016 National Teacher of the Year. I see myself in the students who are kind of disconnected and drifting", Hayes told the Hartford Courant. A CT high ...... Read More »

CT Senate Approve Bill To Allow Minors Access To Medical Marijuana

30 April 2016, 5:12 am

HARTFORD, Conn. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A bill that that would allow minors with certain debilitating conditions to use Connecticut’s medical marijuana program has cleared its final legislative hurdle. The Senate late Friday voted 23-11 in favor of the bill ...... Read More »

CT Hospitals, Best to Worst: How Safe Is Yours?

30 April 2016, 3:03 am

They assigned scores to more than 2,500 hospitals nationwide, including 25 hospitals in Connecticut. The top hospitals, according to the Hospital Safety Score, are found in Vermont (No. 1), Maine (No. 2) , Rhode Island (No. 3), Massachusetts (No. 4), and ...... Read More »

Connecticut history teacher named US Teacher of the Year

30 April 2016, 2:47 am

She said it was serendipitous that she was hired at Hillhouse in the first place, a week after she finished student teaching at the school, because her mentor teacher, Burt Saxon, was named Connecticut ... She is the second CT educator to take top honors ...... Read More »

Connecticut Alliance for Tennis + Education Announces Inaugural Junior Tennis Board for Fairfield County

30 April 2016, 2:33 am

Click HERE to apply. Located on 30 beautiful acres on High Street in Milford, CT sits Lauralton Hall. This college prep school for girls, rooted in the This April, the Connecticut Alliance for Tennis + Education (CATE) held a kick-off meeting for the ...... Read More »

Comcast Volunteers "Make Change Happen," Beautifying Eight Sites Across Connecticut On 15th Comcast Cares Day

30 April 2016, 2:21 am

DeLauro, CT-3, who made a special visit to help kick-off the event in New Haven. "To the hundreds of volunteers at Lincoln-Bassett, and the thousands who are gathering in towns and cities across the country, thank you for taking the time to make a difference."... Read More »

CT Humane Society marks Founder's Day

30 April 2016, 12:23 am

The Connecticut Humane Society will offer discounted pet adoptions Saturday in celebration of their 135th year. The 50% discount will apply to animals that are one year of age or older. The offer will go through May 5. According to the organization ...... Read More »

Annual CT Blues Challenge begins April 21

29 April 2016, 9:40 pm

Contributed photo Washboard Slim joins the May 5 lineup of performers for the CT Blues Society Blues Challenge at Black ... Sixteen bands from around the state are scheduled to take part in the Connecticut Band Blues Challenge 2016, the 21st annual blues ...... Read More »

BC-CT--Long Island Sound-Lobsters,131 New study: no pesticides found in Long Island Sound lobsters

29 April 2016, 8:34 pm

The findings renew questions about restrictions Connecticut passed in 2013 limiting the use of pesticides that can control mosquito populations that transmit diseases including the West Nile and Zika viruses. Lobstermen supported the restrictions ...... Read More »

CT Senate passes bill to stabilize revenues in nuclear industry

29 April 2016, 6:22 pm

A national campaign by the nuclear industry to stabilize profits in a volatile energy market scored a victory Friday night with the unanimous passage of bipartisan legislation changing the rules for procuring electricity in Connecticut, a state heavily ...... Read More »

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