| Jun 12, 2012
| 4:36 PM
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on Tuesday urged parents and students to explore the federal government’s national online tool for college costs. The tuition figures listed in the newly revised College Affordability and Transparency Center...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 7:20 AM
Calling all outdoorspeople and fans of cinema: Get thee to the Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour stops in Connecticut this week! The Banff Mountain Film Festival World Tour rolls into Deep River on Feb. 25 and New London on Feb. 26. North Cove...
| May 9, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Last Sunday's screening at New Haven's Lyric Hall of the documentary "Broads,"that features salty, outspoken interviews with actresses of a certain age remind me of some of my own favorite interviews of like-minded dames.
I'll post a series of these...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Eileen M. "Lee" Wilderotter, of Harbor Springs, died peacefully at home in Perry Farm Village on March 20, 2012. She was 92.
Born in Newark, N.J., Mrs. Wilderotter was the daughter of the late John and Mary Elizabeth "Molly" (Howley) Barry. She was a...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:26 AM
Can't wait to see The Asphalt Orchestra at New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas in June?
The group will unleash its innovative street versions of rock, jazz and classical music on Palmer Auditorium Thursday, April 5 at 8 p.m. at Connecticut...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 3:59 AM
Rachel Jett to lead the National Theater Institute (NTI), the accredited program for college students at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center at Waterford as its new artistic director.
Jett will provide oversight and vision for the program, teach in the...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 4:03 PM
What does every aspiring dragon mother want? A dragon baby.
Monday begins the year of the dragon, considered the luckiest of the Chinese lunar years. Some Chinese and Chinese-Americans are so committed to welcoming a child this year that they are getting...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Radical Dads perform during Indie Fest alongside the Suicide Dolls, Farewood, Ovlov, Post-Modern Panic, Kevin MF King, Bret the One Man Band, Rum Glass Serenade, Jared Knapik, Up Up We Go and Ragtime Revolution
Free, 7 p.m., July 14. Charter Oak Cultural...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 6:38 PM
— Jim Calhoun was still playing basketball when he married Pat 46 years ago and their life together has been defined by the game.
There was his time coaching in high school before he ascended to a college job in 1972. For more than 40 years, the...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 9:37 AM
When Robert Marbury was 19 years old, he necked with Ricki Lake on camera. At age 29, he spent a year sailing in Indonesia, where he says his ship was attacked by pirates.
Four years later, he was one of the three co-founders of the Minnesota Association...