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  • Community news for Windham edition

    Benefit for Channel 3 kids' camp HARTFORD - This year's Women Raising Awareness Philanthropically (WRAP) Luncheon will honor Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman on Friday, April 24, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Hartford Marriott Downtown with a guest list of over 250...
  • Civil War 150: Jefferson Davis began imprisonment at Fort Monroe

     Civil War 150: Jefferson Davis began imprisonment at Fort Monroe
    Jefferson Davis was no stranger to Fort Monroe when — as the captive head of the defeated South — he arrived off Old Point Comfort aboard the Union steamer William P. Clyde on May 19, 1865. A decade earlier he'd come as Secretary of War,...
  • A small, but potent gesture in support of Tania Bruguera at the Hammer

    A small, but potent gesture in support of Tania Bruguera at the Hammer
    The crowd never grew beyond an estimated three dozen people. But the statements in support of Cuban artist Tania Bruguera — and freedom of expression in general — were strong. Over the course of 90 minutes Monday afternoon, artists, curators...
  • Hill-Stead Museum In Farmington Celebrates With A 'Monet in May' Fundraiser

    Theodate Pope Riddle was well-known for her smarts, her appreciation of art and her beautiful hilltop estate on the hill in Farmington. And she would have had a blast Thursday evening at her now Hill-Stead Museum, as supporters celebrated its...
  • Artists, special-needs community unite in Lauderhill

    Artists, special-needs community unite in Lauderhill
    At Friends & Stars Inc. art center, Cypress Bay High School student Gabe Grove fusses over his decoupage sea turtle. It's got to be just right. He and nine classmates from the high school in Weston worked intently on "Under the Sea," their three-...
  • Community news for Jewett City edition

    Academy of the Holy Family event BALTIC – A Spring Craft Fair, featuring handmade craft items, will be held on Saturday, May 9 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., outdoors under tents, weather permitting, at the Academy of the Holy Family, 54 West Main St....
  • Community news for Killingly edition

    Farmers Market subscription plan PUTNAM - The Northeast Connecticut Farmers Market subscription plan is now available. An upfront fee buys a weekly share of fruits and vegetables from several of our farmers. The plan offers not only what one farm is...
  • President Lincoln's slaying 150 years ago recalled at Ford's Theatre

    President Lincoln's slaying 150 years ago recalled at Ford's Theatre
    "Don't know the manners of good society, eh?" Asa Trenchard said to Mrs. Mountchessington. "Well, I guess I know enough to turn you inside out, old gal; you sockdologizing old man-trap!" As actor Harry Hawk delivered those lines, the crowd roared with...
  • New Broad museum restaurant will be more than a museum restaurant

    New Broad museum restaurant will be more than a museum restaurant
    Tim Hollingsworth says his new restaurant, opening next door to Eli Broad’s new art museum on Bunker Hill downtown, may be part of the museum complex, but he doesn’t think of it as a museum restaurant. The new spot, with the working name...
  • Holocaust summons thoughts of ancestors — and a quiz

     Holocaust summons thoughts of ancestors — and a quiz
    Some years ago, I crossed paths with a group of German high school students in a Holocaust museum whose artifacts originally were collected to celebrate Hitler's contempt for Judaism. Our encounter took place in Prague, in a former synagogue that...
  • Spira family will retain ownership of Lutron Electronics

    Spira family will retain ownership of Lutron Electronics
    Lutron Electronics Co. Inc. said Monday ownership of the Lehigh County company will remain in the family. The announcement came following the death of Joel S. Spira, who died Wednesday at 88 of natural causes. In a statement from company President...