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Mike Rowe Works

I found an article today, “Mike Rowe teams with UTI to send teens to technical school” in the local Business Journal.  I was disappointed as it indicated that his Foundation had supported this effort, but it did not provide the foundation’s name, or anything about its mission. 670 more words

Workshop introduces women to careers in skilled trades

Jennifer Dubreuil is sick of struggling to find work.

The 40-year-old mother works retail and said she’s going nowhere, so it’s high time she gave skilled trades a chance. 538 more words


The Star's View: We need more hard skills from our schools

We’re seeing evidence of yet another mismatch between the training being offered by our educational system and the help wanted ads in Windsor, and it needs to be fixed. 451 more words


Hair Cut on a Shoestring

If you do something on a shoestring, you do it with a very small amount of money. At the Salon Sisu School of Hair Styling, you can get a haircut for $12.50! 45 more words

Student Resources

How did they escape with whole bones?


On Wednesday evening last, the scaffolding of a new brick building, in progress of erection on Front Street near Market, gave way, precipitating the workmen from the 3d story to the earth. 68 more words


Study to improve jobs for women in construction

Elizabeth Rouleau is the only woman working in sheet metal at her job. It’s not a surprising statistic for the construction industry.

She’s one of 95 labourers at Dilfo Mechanical and the 41-year-old loves her job. 1,021 more words

Local News

He flatters himself that he can shave and trim hair easily and fashionably.

The North Carolina Legislature freed Joseph Hostler during its 1833-1834 session. He did not waste time:Fayetteville Weekly Observer, 27 January 1835.

 Fayetteville Weekly Observer, 15 May 1839.

The North-Carolinian (Fayetteville), 16 February 1850.