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When the college envelope is thin

I wasn’t expecting the letter until Saturday. They said on the website that they were sending the letters that Wednesday, I figured it would take a few days to get to my house in Maryland. So when I checked our mailbox that day, I was faintly hopeful but I didn’t expect to find anything. But somehow there it was, hidden between a booklet of coupons, a phone bill, and about a dozen Christmas cards.

I almost missed it, it was so small, but it was hard to overlook the blue “Office Of Undergraduate Admissions” insignia.

God it was thin. – By Elizabeth Walle





Bands to battle at teen day

A battle of the bands, prom dress swap and other activities are all planned for a free upcoming event for area teenagers.

High school students in private bands will take part in What’s Up, a teen day scheduled for Monday, Feb. 20 at the Elmwood Community Center in West Hartford.

Organizers have a many different activities planned for the event, which will run from noon to 4 p.m. and is open to high school students from the area.

“There will a videogame tournament and an open gym,” said Susan Hansen, a coordinator of the event said. “We will have food and prizes, like passes to an ice skating rink, coupons and gift certificates, and a CD/MP3 player.”

– By Rachel Glogowski

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English youth visit Bristol

Choral students at Bristol Eastern High School will be playing host to a group of teen vocalists from Bristol, England this week.

Michael Coderre, Eastern’s choir director, said 36 students and five chaperones from England will be crossing the Atlantic to sing with their Bristol counterparts in Connecticut.

The English students will arrive Friday and will perform in a 7 p.m. concert Saturday in Eastern’s auditorium.

– By Molly Horan

 Rockin' in Dublin - Photos by Niamh Ni Mhaolleoin

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