| Apr 23, 2015
| 10:19 AM
The weird thing is, Pedro Rivera thought he was doing the right thing. He's a journalist. A journalist goes in for the story.
But on Feb. 1, 2014, Rivera found himself in a tense conversation with Hartford police over his use of a drone to take video...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 9:55 AM
It's springtime, and artists' fancies are turning to thoughts of food. Two Connecticut exhibits stoke the appetite with artworks inspired by absolutely anything that is edible.
A juried show, "Food for Thought," at Manchester Community College on Main,...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 2:42 PM
Going back to school was a difficult decision for me to make. I took classes at Manchester Community College for two years before I landed a good job and left school. I could not return to school because the out-of-pocket cost of my education was just too...
| Apr 16, 2015
| 11:02 AM
The Hartford-born conceptual and minimalist giant Sol LeWitt died in 2007. However, he conceived many of his artworks to be created by people other than himself, even people with no particular artistic skills.
One of these will be created on Saturday,...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 1:44 PM
AvonCon, a Comic Convention presented by Avon Library, will offer free workshops and talks for kids and adults about many aspects of comic books and graphic novels at the library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
| Apr 9, 2015
| 8:36 AM
Local Band Heads to Hollywood
ENFIELD - The local band "Drained Glory" is heading to Hollywood for a movie premier in which two of their newest songs "Finally Safe" and "No Mercy" (both soon to be released) will be featured in the movie "Street The...
| Apr 9, 2015
| 7:09 AM
The door opens into the kitchen, and there stands Dave Rozza, one of the notorious Scarborough 11, an outlaw in his own Hartford home because he had the audacity to buy a mansion and move into it with close friends.
Welcome to life inside the fishbowl,...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 4:29 PM
Friends of Richard Lapointe were ecstatic that the intellectually disabled former dishwasher has been granted a new trial.
"Thank God! It's about time," said George Ducharme of Granby, a leader of The Friends of Richard Lapointe, a support group....
| Mar 30, 2015
| 3:05 PM
Spring symposium at Canterbury Community Center
CANTERBURY – On Saturday, May 9, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., The Canterbury Community Center, 1 Municipal Dr., will have a Spring Symposium about Prudence Crandall, a 19th century schoolteacher, who...
| Mar 27, 2015
| 1:46 PM
It's just another day in America, and here is Sarah Ratchford in her business finest, lining up in a faceless hotel conference room in East Hartford for yet another job fair.
To get here by the fair's 11 a.m. opening, Ratchford left her downtown Hartford...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 7:32 AM
Friends of Hall Memorial Library seeking book donations
ELLINGTON - The Friends of Hall Memorial Library in Ellington are asking for donations for our Book Cellar and upcoming April Book Sale. We accept donations of good clean books, CDs DVDs and audio...