| 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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 5:06 PM
BERLIN — Joseph Linskey, a town police officer for 15 years and one of the department's firearm instructors, won a national marksmanship award, beating his nearest competitor by 60 seconds.
Linskey, 39, earned the national championship in the Stock...
| 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,...
| 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 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...
| Apr 7, 2015
| 12:31 PM
After faculty lashed out against a transformative plan for the Connecticut State Colleges & Universities system last fall, Board of Regents President Gregory Gray promised to do a better job of engaging faculty in the development of the plan.
| Apr 29, 2015
| 8:30 AM
FARMINGTON — A memorial ride and festival will be held this weekend in honor of Kevin Adorno, 28, who was stabbed to death Sept. 1, 2014 outside a McDonald's restaurant in Vero Beach, Fla.
The Kevin Adorno Memorial Ride & Festival will be held...