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Nancy Cartwright (l) and Cheryl Holmes show off Shamrock, the dog they are fostering from the Griswold dog pound, at the St. Patrick's Day parade in Norwich. Photo by Janice Steinhagen.

Volunteers can make life better for impounded dogs

The future is looking brighter for the former – and future – residents of the Griswold dog pound, thanks to a group of local volunteers...

 

Habitat to double builds in northeastern Connecticut

Doors and windows were stacked outside the small Habitat Re-Store on Providence Street in Putnam last weekend. Five new toilets waited for buyers...

Making a difference at Holy Family Shelter

UConn Outreach provides numerous volunteers for the Holy Family Home and Shelter, which helps to facilitate an after-school program for the children who temporarily reside there...

Habitat Windham helps families realize the dream of home ownership

Thirteen-year-old Destiny already knows what color she’ll paint her new bedroom. “Pink,” she said, indicating the deep pink sweatshirt she wore to a Sept...

Suffield Foundation for Excellent Schools awards grants

For more than 25 years, the Suffield Foundation for Excellent Schools (SFES) has been awarding grants to support educators who create innovative educational programs...

Education Foundation supports innovative projects in Windsor

With the help of Windsor's teachers and the Windsor Education Foundation, students in town have been keeping busy with innovative projects, according to WEF President Lori Hartmann...

Enfield foundation strives to enhance education

Enfield students have returned to school for another year, and for some this may be just another year, but for the innovative learners interested in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...

Region's cat shelters seek feline-loving volunteers

Homeless cats are enough of a problem in the region that the Griswold/Lisbon area is home to no fewer than three independent cat shelters...

American Cancer Society volunteer helps patients feel beautiful

Theater is one of Rebecca Theriaque's passions. The 34-year-old Plainfield resident is producing “The Little Shop of Horrors” at the Broad Street Theater in Danielson through Aug...

'Friends' view Douglas Library as center of community

The Friends of the Douglas Library display recently got a facelift. The main floor of the library now features a newly-expanded variety of books for purchase...

Windham 4 Paws works to bring dogs new life

Willimantic resident Julia Brueckner started volunteering at The Pampered Pet in South Windham at the age of 12...

Volunteers make sure the show goes on at Bradley Playhouse

Patty Greene-Pawelczyk was putting the finishing touches on the Bradley Playhouse entrance on Aug...

Cliff Nelson called a 'treasure' to the East Windsor community

Being born and raised in East Windsor, Cliff Nelson has always been interested in helping the community and the people, he said...

Ascend addresses achievement gap concerns through mentoring

For the last few years, Windsor Police Chief Kevin Searles and other community members have been concerned about the increasing education achievement gap in Windsor public schools...

Kevin Brace leads the police commission and creates a productive environment

After the 2010 bicycle death of Henry Dang and the manner in which the case was handled by the Windsor Locks Police Department, the community was looking for changes, which is why Kevin Brace decid...

Community Resource Center to receive 'Community Service Award'

The Community Resource Center at East Hartford Middle School is being honored for its work with a “Community Service Award.” The honor will be presented at the 16th annual Scholarship A...

Summer collection helps stock Windsor Food Bank shelves

Come Christmas and Thanksgiving-time, most people think about donating to their local food pantry...

WAIM Community Garden's focus is on providing food for the community

On July 10, both sides of the WAIM Community Garden at Lauter Park were buzzing with activity...

Pomfret family finds volunteer niche

Rich and Melissa Telford have found ways to plug into area volunteer work by focusing on their strengths and interests...

Mary's Place provides a safe environment for grieving families

Picture a room with teddy bears the size of a 10-year-old child, an approximately 15-square-foot padded cushion 12 inches thick, a punching bag and padded walls where a child who has lost a parent...

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