| May 12, 2015
| 5:32 PM
HARTFORD — Leaders of the state colleges and universities system worry about the academic integrity of their institutions if budget cuts proposed for the next fiscal year take effect, according to Gregory W. Gray, president of the state Board of...
| May 11, 2015
| 10:47 AM
AVON — The Gildo T. Consolini Post 3272 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars has announced that will conduct its annual poppy drive May 14-24 and proceeds will be donated to other non-profit groups that help veterans.
The poppy drive is done...
| May 11, 2015
| 2:40 AM
With the CTfastrak bus rapid transit system, so far, so good.
State officials announced last week that the new system, which began operations on March 28 on a 9.4-mile dedicated roadway between Hartford and New Britain, is attracting about 7,000 new...
| May 10, 2015
| 5:04 AM
The most comprehensive survey ever conducted of police stops in Connecticut continues to show that black and Hispanic motorists who commit moving violations are more likely to be ticketed than are white drivers pulled over for the same offense.
| May 9, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Recently, Bishop John Selders posted a notice on Facebook to call attention to an event he was planning around the death of Baltimore's Freddie Gray. Cornell Lewis, another Hartford activist, left a comment:
"Revolutionary talk, or more of the same love...
| May 5, 2015
| 5:55 AM
American culture celebrates and idolizes youth. When people, especially women, pass through youth, they tend to become invisible, to fade into the background. But not Jessica Somers. She's a phoenix, rising from the ashes to fully embrace her personhood...
| May 8, 2015
| 7:27 AM
From a tragic love story intertwined with divine music in the staging of Mark Morris' opera, "Acis and Galatea" to a mysterious New England minister in Albano Ballet's "The Minister's Black Veil" as well as the exotic flavor of Indian dance with...
| May 6, 2015
| 2:55 PM
HARTFORD — "Last call" on Thursday nights means a frenetic, jostling and whooping ride for CTfastrak:
The 12:45 a.m. bus to New Britain from downtown has the unmistakable sound of a rolling party.
On bus 1473 last Thursday, about 80 young partyers...
| May 5, 2015
| 2:31 PM
AVON — The search for a new principal at Roaring Brook School will resume in January, with the intent of permanently filling the post by the spring or summer of 2016.
Superintendent Gary Mala said in the meantime, Interim Principal Thomas Russo,...
| Apr 13, 2015
| 5:05 PM
NEW BRITAIN - Central Connecticut State University's nursing department and New Britain Health Academy students are holding free health clinics for New Britain residents.
The sessions are held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Wednesday through April 29 at...
| May 1, 2015
| 3:06 PM
WETHERSFIELD -- The town is still seeking a rain location for Wethersfield High School's graduation on June 19 at Wethersfield Cove Park, schools superintendent Michael Emmett said this week.
"At this point, we're still looking," Emmett said Tuesday...