Bullying Takes Center Stage In Hartford

Two national theater organizations asked 6th through 8th graders around the country to participate in a playwriting contest focusing on bullying. The regional competition in Connecticut took place earlier this month in Hartford.

After Steep Learning Curve, Refugees Join The Pioneer Valley Work Force

Newcomers From Bhutan, Somalia, And Iraq Face Some Surprising Challenges In Their New Home.

Despite a request from Springfield’s mayor request, refugees from places like Bhutan, Somalia, and Iraq keep arriving. The differences they face in food, laws, and language can be dizzying. In addition, they often have to adapt to a very different work culture.