| Sep 18, 2014
| 12:25 PM
State Board of Regents President Gregory Gray said at a Thursday board meeting that he hopes to have a draft of the agency's "Transform CSCU 2020" plan completed by January.
Gray emphasized that he expects the plan for the Connecticut State...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 1:41 PM
Alternative-movie offerings are plentiful this fall. In addition to festivals featuring indie and foreign films — the Feminist Film Festival, the EROS gay film festival, the Festival of Ibero American Cinema, the Manhattan Short Film Festival...
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Garden Club Events
* Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:30 PM
Jeremiah Roberts didn't take this moment for granted.
The 20-year-old was serious in his cap and gown Wednesday night, recounting struggles, while fellow Journalism and Media Academy graduates laughed with friends and took photos before their procession...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 1:44 PM
A community forum is scheduled for Wednesday to address gun violence from perspectives of religion, law enforcement, education and politics.
The forum — Our Community Reflects On Gun Violence — is co-sponsored by Manchester Community College...
| Mar 9, 2013
| 6:56 AM
"Active shooter" scenarios have been a continuing focus for Police Chief Marc Montminy, especially since Aug. 3, 2010, when he and his officers answered frantic calls from a local beer warehouse.
The carnage at Hartford Distributors — eight men...
| Mar 27, 2013
Four local leaders from different backgrounds came together last week to talk about gun violence in Manchester.
Representatives with experience in religion, law enforcement, education and the government were panelists at the first in a series of...