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On the 72nd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor Saturday, the structure spanning the Farmington River on Route 185 in Simsbury was official dedicated as the "Bataan Corregidor Memorial Bridge."
When freshman U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5, reflects on the nearly one year she’s spent in Congress, she largely speaks in neat anecdotes about specific people she’s met along the way — including constituents and colleagues.
“I love this job,” she said, answering questions from the editorial board of the Register Citizen.
Being in space is like swimming in a pool, Astronaut Randolph Bresnik told a group of Farmington High School students Monday, drawing some laughter.
Bresnik was showing video of what it is like to eat, drink, and float around the International Space Station.
WATERBURY -- Col. Randolph J. Bresnik earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics, but says he didn't realize at first just how far that would take him.
Such as all the way to the International Space Station.
FARMINGTON — Astronaut Randolph Bresnik said he hopes some of the students at Farmington High School will someday be among those who step foot on another planet.
Bresnik, accompanied by U.S. Rep. Elizabeth Esty, D-5th District,, visited the high school Monday to stress the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education to a group of about 100 students.
NASA astronaut Randolph Bresnik and Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty spoke to Farmington High School students Monday about the importance of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education (STEM) in getting a job in the field like an astronaut.
Since taking office, I've had the honor of meeting with business owners from around our district and our state. They are eager to share with me their successes as well as their concerns. When I ask what I can do to support them as they grow their businesses and create jobs, many say the same thing: Congress must fix our broken immigration system.
TORRINGTON - Congresswoman Elizabeth Esty, D- 5, led a panel workshop on Monday evening at City Hall regarding health care options available for small businesses under the Affordable Care Act.
U.S. Rep Elizabeth Esty, who helped the network secure the federal grant, said training a new generation in primary care and preventive medicine is a necessary part of the health-care reform that includes the Affordable Care Act.
Esty said currently 75 percent of U.S. health care expenditures are for people with two or more chronic diseases.
I recently visited iDevices, a groundbreaking company in Avon, Connecticut that’s developed everything from a wearable Bluetooth app to an advanced smart meat thermometer.
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