| Mar 3, 2015
| 7:52 AM
African-Americans have had a long presence in Connecticut. At a Feb. 25 program at the Windsor Historical Society, Elizabeth Normen, publisher of the magazine "Connecticut Explored," said she felt it was only natural to compile a book about the long arc...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 2:16 PM
FALL RIVER, Mass. — When Odin Lloyd was killed, he and Aaron Hernandez were barely more than acquaintances in the beginning stages of friendship, a witness told jurors Friday during the second day of testimony in the former New England Patriots...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 4:33 PM
HARTFORD — Less than two years after a Cromwell man was fatally shot in Hartford while trying to sell computer tablets that he had posted on craigslist, city police are inviting the public to use a police parking lot as a safe place for such...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:45 AM
MANCHESTER — Police have arrested two men who they say set up and robbed a man who was trying to sell a laptop on Craigslist.
Lyman Depriest, 18, of Timberland Drive in West Haven and Pentecost Asoh, 19, of Porter Street in New Haven were...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 2:40 PM
NEWINGTON -- CTfastrak, set to begin service March 28, will be free its first nine days of operation, part of an effort to get people to take a ride on the new dedicated busway between Hartford and New Britain.
"We think that's giving people a chance to...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:39 AM
The Center for Africana Studies at Central Connecticut State University will host its annual conference on Wednesday and Thursday, March 4 and 5. The events in "African Bodies, Souls and Global Challenges" will begin with a screening of the classic silent...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 9:11 AM
On a Sunday afternoon in December — a day when others are relaxing at home or ticking items off their holiday to-do lists — members of the Connecticut Doctors Orchestra set up their music stands at Middlewoods of Farmington.
After a hasty...
| Feb 22, 2015
| 8:29 PM
NEW BRITAIN — For those who understand the history of the bronze-and-granite monument along Route 9, Monday offers a unique opportunity to pay tribute.
For those who don't know the monument's significance, the Iwo Jima Memorial Historical...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:37 PM
BRANFORD — Judy Spaar knew in third grade that she wanted to be a teacher.
"I grew up in Northford and my third-grade teacher was Mrs. Baylis," said Spaar, who has taught kindergarten at John B. Sliney School in Branford for more than two decades....
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:34 PM
WETHERSFIED — New Principal Susan Czapla can't explain what made her want to come to Silas Deane Middle School, but she knows it was the right decision.
The veteran educator said she was very happy as an assistant principal at South Windsor High...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 11:33 AM
Lottie Pozniak was an ambassador of Polish culture in Hartford from the 1940's into the 1990's. She founded a Polish cultural organization, taught Polish traditions in the public schools, performed in Polish dances and plays and was a leader in her church...