| 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 8, 2014
| 7:50 PM
UConn Men Tie Cincinnati
The UConn men's soccer team played Cincinnati to a 0-0 draw Wednesday night on the road, despite outshooting the Bearcats 17-5. The Huskies move to 3-5-2 overall and 1-1-1 in conference play, while Cincinnati stands at 3-5-3...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 5:37 PM
After sluggish gains this year, the Connecticut economy will add jobs next year in numbers close to the boom years of the late 1990s, a regional forecasting group said Thursday.
The year will bring 25,000 new positions, a boost of 1.5 percent, driven by...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:49 PM
John Blomstrann, the most successful boys soccer coach in state history, is three wins away from his 500th victory at E.O. Smith High School in Storrs.
But there was a time not long ago when he wasn't sure he'd get to this point. After a few lean...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 6:39 AM
Rick Shaefer says he doesn't "want to get bogged down in the minutiae of photorealism."
That'll come as a surprise to anyone entering the Frank & Clare Meditz Gallery at Bellarmine Museum in Fairfield. A life-size photorealistic drawing of a...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:12 PM
Ambitious elementary school students throughout the country often spend time memorizing all kinds of facts. Some memorize the state capitals, others American presidents.
As a 10-year-old, Marty Looney decided to memorize all the winners of the Heisman...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford.
Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:19 PM
HARTFORD — The setting is elegant and theater-like, a large white room with a balcony running around the perimeter and a stage at one end. The floor is carpeted in red.
For years, it's been a meeting room at Aetna Inc.'s building on Farmington...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Charity Game At Windsor
An alumni game of former Windsor players has been scheduled for Nov. 13 at 6:30 p.m., at the high school. Admission is two non-perishable food items, which will be donated to the Windsor Food Bank. Those interested in playing...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 8:26 PM
Gallagher Signs With Central
Berlin pitcher/outfielder Jared Gallagher, who had six wins, a 1.94 ERA and 47 strikeouts in 43 1/3 innings last season, has signed a letter of intent with Central Connecticut. ... Fairfield University and Sacred Heart...