Minor League Baseball came to a close in New Britain on Sunday. The Rock Cats played their final home game of the season before moving to Hartford next year to become the Yard Goats.
A transformation is underway in southeastern Connecticut. New London Public Schools are transitioning to become the state’s only all-magnet school district. The idea is not only to serve city students better, but also to create schools that attract suburban students and families back to New London.
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The White House announced Sunday that President Obama is changing the name of North America's highest peak.Mount McKinley — named after William McKinley, the 25th president, who served in the White House until his assassination in 1901 — is returning to its traditional Alaska Native name, Denali.Obama will make a public announcement of the name change in Anchorage Monday, during a three-day visit to Alaska.As Alaska's Newsminer reports:"The mountain, which has been officially named after the...
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We’re at an osprey nest in Tilton with Iain McLeod, director of Squam Lakes Natural Science Center. Our goal is recruiting another individual for Project OspreyTrack. He explains that Project OspreyTrack began in 2011, “to try to understand a little bit more about osprey migration and foraging.”
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MGM is setting out to fill some of the 2,000 construction jobs that were promised to build the company’s $800 million Springfield casino.MGM officials are scheduling two days of interviews, Thursday and Friday, with minority-owned and women-owned union construction companies interested in bidding for jobs on the project.The Las Vegas-based entertainment company interviewed veteran-owned businesses in July at its Springfield construction office.MGM has agreed to affirmative action hiring goals...