New hires at The Water Institute, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson | Business

New hires at The Water Institute, Breazeale, Sachse & Wilson |  Business

Red Stick Jessica Renee Henkel has joined The Water Institute as deputy director to the chief scientist. Henkel was science adviser and coordinator for the Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council (RESTORE Council), Her work included developing guidance on how RESTORE funded activities should be monitored, the design and development of databases to support the council … Read more

Commentary: First check is no measure of a successful college education | Columnists

Commentary: First check is no measure of a successful college education |  Columnists

Dr. Troy D. Paino EARLIER THIS month, the University of Mary Washington welcomed back over 1,300 alumni during reunion weekend. It was a huge event—our largest reunion to date, and three times the typical size since we haven’t held the annual tradition since 2019. Our alumni came from as far away as France and Hong … Read more

Proposed lease of North Stonington Education Center heads to town meeting | North Stonington

Proposed lease of North Stonington Education Center heads to town meeting |  North Stonington

NORTH STONINGTON — Residents will soon have the final word on whether to move forward with the lease of a portion of the North Stonington Education Center — and if all goes well, demolition of the one-story wing could happen well under the anticipated costs as well . Members of the Board of Selectmen on … Read more

Education notebook: Springdale transitions to a two-way dual-language site | Education

Education notebook: Springdale transitions to a two-way dual-language site |  Education

Uno, back, tres: Starting in August, Springdale Elementary School will begin transitioning to a two-way dual-language site. Currently home to a one-way dual language program for English and Spanish, students in the two-way program will learn to read in their stronger language first while they develop academic skills in both Spanish and English. Classes are … Read more