| 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,...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 9:23 AM
MANCHESTER — Holiday events will begin Thursday with the downtown Christmas tree lighting and continue on Friday and Saturday.
The tree-lighting ceremony is scheduled from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the lawn of St. James Church on Main Street. The event...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:36 AM
HARTFORD — Pledging to get more students to college, city school administrators on Thursday said they planned to raise the rate of Hartford graduates who enroll in postsecondary education to 70 percent by November 2015.
Currently, 55 percent of...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 10:57 AM
The Mark Twain House & Museum and Harriet Beecher Stowe Center will present two talks on social issues at the Twain House Museum Center, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford.
On Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 7:30 p.m., Katha Pollitt, a longtime columnist for The...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:21 PM
There are services available to the unemployed and underemployed in the state of Connecticut, but they need to know about them in order to benefit from them.
According to Sandy Rodriguez, communications director for Capital Workforce Partners (CWP),...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 8:56 AM
MANCHESTER — Manchester Community College is enrolling students in the first manufacturing certification programs offered since a federal grant to boost manufacturing education was announced earlier this fall.
The programs are conventional...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Kathryn "Kay" Mahoney, who worked for WTIC radio when it was owned by Travelers Insurance, died Oct. 13. She was 95.
Mahoney, born in the Broad Brook section of East Windsor, had lived in Manchester since 1955. She was married to Fred Mahoney for 61...
| Nov 22, 2014
It would be a mistake to think of the division of continuing education at Manchester Community College as being for working adults only. Continuing education as defined here is for everyone who wants it regardless of whether you are 5 years old or 95...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 10:59 AM
Manchester Community College culinary arts students are to prepare and serve a Thanksgiving feast for veterans.
The meal is to be served on Tuesday at Community Renewal Team's Market Street office in Hartford. Guests will include veterans who live at...
| 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...
| 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...