| Sep 27, 2014
| 6:30 PM
When Peter and Irene Klein built their dream house in 2002, they envisioned a retreat with enough room to comfortably accommodate family gatherings; a place their five grown children and a growing number of grandchildren could come for a day or an...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:50 AM
East Catholic High School junior Madi Hayes spent part of her summer sharpening her photography skills in London.
Hayes, a 16-year-old from South Windsor, was one of 18 students across the country selected to take part in National Geographic's...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 9:14 AM
Manchester Community College is giving its culinary students a "real world" experience by opening its kitchen to the public.
Starting Sept. 30, students in the college's culinary classes will use the school's culinary arts center to create meals they...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 12:43 PM
MANCHESTER — School Superintendent Matthew Geary has scheduled eight information sessions in October on the upcoming school building and renovation referendum.
On Nov. 4, voters will be asked to approve or reject $84.2 million in bonds. With state...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 9:49 AM
EAST HARTFORD — Nothing seemed unusual about East Hartford police Officer Paul Buchanan on the final morning of his life.
Those early hours on March 12, 2013, were pretty routine as Buchanan and his wife, Trish, prepared to go to work. He brown-...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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...