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Boston Irish News

Schools emphasize positive with low-cost school programs

May 4, 2006

A few weeks ago, Stephanie Burke, an eighth-grader at Teachers' Memorial Middle School, was stopped by a teacher in the hall, handed a yellow slip and sent to the school library.

From the Rio Grande to business success in Connecticut

May 4, 2006

Armando Chavez considers himself extremely fortunate. Fifteen years ago he was washing dishes at a Greek restaurant in Enfield. He didn't speak a word of English.

Photographer looks at Meriden's beautiful side

May 4, 2006

To look at Meriden through Bob Pagini's camera lens is to see visions both familiar and strange. Even a place youve been to many times looks like a hauntingly beautiful somewhere youve never seen before.

Maine gets B-minus on using technology in schools

May 4, 2006

Maine's first-in-the-nation laptop program wasn't enough to give the state top marks for technology in schools.

UVM to ban alcohol in dormitories

May 4, 2006

The University of Vermont has banned alcohol in all campus dormitories next fall even if students are old enough to drink.

Racism in Russia is out of control: Amnesty

May 4, 2006 Racist attacks happen with shocking regularity