| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
AVON — Exhibits about the civil rights movement and the experiences of Connecticut soldiers taken prisoner during the Civil War will be at the Avon Free Public Library during November and December, according to announcements from the library and the...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:04 PM
SIMSBURY — Town Director of Administrative Services, Tom Cooke, has three major commitments in his life.
The first is to his family, the second is to the town of Simsbury, and his third commitment is to music, said Cooke, who has been part of...
| Sep 28, 2014
You may know actor B.J. Novak from his hilarious role as Ryan the weasel-y temp on TV's "The Office,'' but he is a comedian, director, producer and author, too. Novak won praise for his debut story collection, "One More Thing: Stories and Other Stories"...
| Oct 5, 2014
Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 11:23 AM
The Rockville High School Festival of Bands is set for Oct. 18, and will bring seven bands from Connecticut and Massachusetts to RHS.
The festival's co-chair, Mike Guminiak said that approximately 600 student musicians and color guard members will...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 12:00 PM
EAST HARTFORD — A 22-year-old former animal control officer and a 26-year-old combat veteran are the newest police recruits to join the East Hartford Police Department.
Shelby Morin, of Bristol, and Nicholas Heim, of Glastonbury, were sworn in...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 8:03 AM
NEW BRITAIN — When Central Connecticut State University celebrates the 40th anniversary of its Polish studies program on Oct. 19, the ambassador of Poland is scheduled to be the keynote speaker.
Ambassador Ryszard Schnepf will address the $100-a-...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:31 AM
NEW BRITAIN - Central Connecticut State University on Oct. 2 will host a panel talk about the governor's race.
Oz Griebel, former Republican primary candidate for governor and chief executive of the Metro Hartford Alliance, and Simsbury First...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 12:49 PM
GLASTONBURY — More than 91 percent of the largest class to graduate from Glastonbury High School went off to either a two-year or four-year college.
Edward Gregorski, the school system's director of guidance, said 518 graduates of the class of...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 5:00 PM
HARTFORD — A legislature-created panel charged with reviewing state and local tax structure convened Monday for the first of a series of meetings it will hold before it is due to release recommendations by Jan. 1.
The panel was created under a law...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:27 PM
GLASTONBURY — For some, a job is punching a time card. For others, it's about the paycheck. For Sandra Nichols, Glastonbury's teacher of the year, her job is something else.
"Teaching is my passion," said Nicholas, a science teacher at Smith Middle...