| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:53 AM
More than 900 students have enrolled in college as part of the state's "Go Back To Get Ahead" program, according to Gov. Dannel Malloy's office.
The program encourages state residents to re-enroll in college to finish their associate or bachlor...
| Jul 15, 2014
Lynn Damon, who has worked more than 30 years as a professional photographer, has another accomplishment to add to her collection of awards.
Damon, 53, was recently inducted into the Manchester Arts Commission Hall of Fame.
Damon, who lives in...
| Jul 25, 2014
New London Maritime Society's annual celebration of all things lighthouse, Sentinels on the Sound: Summer Lighthouse Weekends, presents four months of lighthouse boat trips through Oct. 26. Includes five different trips, including two...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:07 PM
MANCHESTER — The planning and zoning commission has approved a new McDonald's restaurant proposed for Spencer Street near Hillstown Road.
The 4,302-square-foot restaurant would have 56 parking spaces and a drive-through window, according to the...
| 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 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 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 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...