| Jan 8, 2015
To John Mendelsohn, painting isn't just an expression of his creativity. It's a way of surrendering. "It's like you're holding on to something with all your strength, but sometimes you have to open your hand and then let it go," he said.
| Jan 10, 2015
With the holiday shopping season over, store closing season has arrived, driven this year by a shift in how and where consumers make purchases and the continued decline of a once-dependable middle-class customer base.
Less than two weeks into 2015,...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:53 AM
A show about the life and music of Tammy Wynette opens the 2015 season at the Essex's Ivoryton Playhouse.
"Stand By Your Man" by Mark St. Germain ("Freud's Last Session," "Becoming Dr. Ruth") and featuring 26 country music classics, runs March 18 to...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:05 PM
Eastern 95, Keene St., 71: Trachone Preston, with 23 points, and five teammates in double figures led Eastern St. (14-3, 6-0 LEC) to a decisive 95-71 win over Keene St. (12-3, 4-2 LEC) in Keene, N.H.
St. Joseph 67,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 12:04 PM
What do Lin-Manuel Miranda and Michael Price have in common? Yes, they're both major figures in musical theater and have earned Tony Awards. But also, on May 24 both men will receive honorary degrees from Wesleyan University in Middletown.
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:51 PM
From press releases
Tickets On Sale ForAAC Women's Basketball
Individual session tickets for the American Athletic Conference women's basketball tournament are on sale at all Ticketmaster outlets. The tournament is at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 4:31 PM
A vigorous debate over Brian Williams' future is brewing as "NBC Nightly News" aired Monday without the decade-long anchor.
Some critics suggest that Williams, who apologized last week for falsely claiming that he was in helicopter that had been hit...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 9:00 PM
These are tough times for NBC's Brian Williams — and tougher times for journalism.
The NBC newsman was suspended Tuesday night for six months amid charges that he misremembered or conflated wartime incidents he reported on from Iraq and Israel. He...
| Feb 15, 2015
| 4:25 PM
Nobody's going to leap over pews, dance like Michael Jackson or belt out the "Hallelujah Chorus" when the Mass mob hits Sacred Heart of Jesus Church in Danbury next Sunday morning. But just the same, the social media-driven event has already brought...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:19 PM
While the Top-10 jazz fall fare might not actually range to infinity, it is chock full of impressive talent and dizzying diversity. It soars from a high-flying flock of rare singers, including Jane Monheit and Kurt Elling, to such progressive, figures for...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:29 AM
For Salah Paulis, it came down to a choice between his faith and his crop. A wheat farmer from outside Mosul, Paulis and his family fled the militant group Islamic State early last month. The group overran the family farm as part of its offensive that...