| Dec 1, 2014
| 5:44 AM
MANCHESTER — A holiday celebration with music, a visit from Santa and the lighting of the downtown Christmas tree is set for Thursday.
The tree lighting ceremony, slated for 6:30-7:30 p.m. on the lawn of St. James Church on Main Street,...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:33 AM
MANCHESTER — Ceramics students at Manchester Community College have been working on their own time for the past month to create handmade bowls to help feed the hungry.
The Empty Bowls Project — a meal to be served Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 4:49 PM
Shooting for the movie "Bleed For This," about boxer Vinny Paz, will begin in Rhode Island next month, says the Boston Globe. Paz fought 15 times at Foxwoods and is in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. He was 50-10 in his career and fought big-time...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 5:11 AM
Burns & McDonnell in Wallingford has named Joseph Grennan project manager in their Environmental Studies & Permitting Group.
Oscar Suarez has joined Halloran & Sage as an associate in the banking and insurance departments.
| Oct 14, 2014
| 3:56 PM
MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College will lead a federally funded effort to expand manufacturing education in the state, officials announced Tuesday.
A $15 million grant from the U.S. Department of Labor will support an expansion of the...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 12:37 PM
One of Ireland's most praised contemporary writers will give a free talk about his latest novel at The Mark Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford, on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 7 p.m. The talk is part of the Book/Mark series.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:21 AM
Manchester Boy Scout Jonathan Maidment has finished his dream of hiking the Appalachian Trail, raising more than $32,000 for charity in the process.
Maidment, 19, of Bolton is a member of Manchester Boy Scout Troop 25. He hiked the trail to complete one...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Scott Gray began the final commentary of his 42-year radio career Friday morning with an anecdote about Bobby Hull's first visit to the Civic Center as a member of the Winnipeg Jets in 1975. And I'm not going to lie, I was wondering where the heck his...
| 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
| 1:28 PM
MANCHESTER — The opening of a new center for entrepreneurs at MCC on Main is the highlight of Imagine Main Street's First Thursday event.
The dedication of the Viscogliosi Entrepreneurship Center is set for Thursday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. The event...
| 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...