| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The start of a school year wafts in on a cloud of optimism and high hopes. You know something important is happening when the state relaxes its sales tax so new clothes are a trifle less expensive. Backpacks fly off the shelves. Reading lists and game...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 6:52 AM
MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College is offering an emergency medical technician certification program, beginning Sept. 10.
The course is a total of 33 sessions, Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-10 p.m., and six Saturday classes from 8 a.m. to...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 12:44 PM
MANCHESTER — MCC on Main has announced new fall programs, including a jazz series, classes and a trivia contest.
"MCC on Main is excited to launch our fall programming that directly supports the center's efforts to enhance cultural arts experiences...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:17 AM
HARTFORD — Mayor Pedro Segarra said Wednesday that the Hartford police internal affairs division and a civilian review board will investigate an officer's use of a stun gun on an 18-year-old during a confrontation in the city's North End.
| Aug 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
Northwestern Connecticut Community College in Winsted this fall will become the latest state school to offer a degree in manufacturing.
The associate's degree program was made possible by a $200,000 grant from the National Science Foundation.
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:12 AM
MANCHESTER — A free event focused on community gardening is set for Saturday at Manchester Community College.
The Celebration of Connecticut Community Gardens, slated for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., is to include workshops on topics such as composting and...
| Aug 15, 2014
Celebrate the peach and nectarine season with a festival at Lyman Orchards, Saturday 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lyman Orchards Apple Barrel, 32 Reeds Gap Road, Middlefield. Activities include breakfast on deck from 8-11 a.m. Pick your own peaches,...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 8:38 AM
Within a little more than two weeks time, David Welch resigned from his position as principal at Illing Middle School and Manchester High assistant principal Beth Hayes was appointed to interim principal of the school.
Welch, who has become principal of...
| Aug 8, 2014
A SolarFest will be held on Saturday, Aug. 9, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., at Flamig Farm, 7 Shingle Mill Road, West Simsbury. Talk with experts on solar, geothermal and wind energy. Tour a live solar photovoltaic and solar thermal facility. Go...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 1:15 PM
MANCHESTER — Prints, etchings and paintings by local artists will be displayed at the East Side Neighborhood Resource Center on Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m.
Painter Nathan Hansen and veteran printmaker Stephen Sotille are the featured artists at the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:17 PM
Elizabeth Park Events
Annual Garden Tour: Join Bob Prill for a tour of the Annual Garden in mid-summer Tuesday, Aug. 5, 6 p.m.. Free. Information: http://www.elizabethparkct.org and 860-231-9443860-231-9443.
Wednesday Summer Concert Series: Listen...