| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:41 AM
One Vernon family is hoping to "pay it forward" for help it received, by organizing an event to benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
On Jan. 17, the first annual RockaThon will take place at Rockville High School. There will be games,...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 5:22 PM
With the grinding and joyless campaign for governor lurching into its final two weeks, both Tom Foley and Dannel P. Malloy are chasing a dwindling but influential group of undecided voters who could provide a narrow edge in what is likely to be an...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 2:54 PM
NORTH HAVEN — Social media lit up Thursday afternoon after famed singer and musician Taylor Swift was spotted at a local Starbucks.
Two Quinnipiac University students were among those who got to meet Swift.
Kathleen Barry, a junior studying...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees.
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 4:42 PM
Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 2:20 AM
State Rep.-elect Aundré Bumgardner of Groton is a socially progressive politician with a strong libertarian streak. An environmentalist who was endorsed by the NRA, he supports legalized abortion, reinstating tolls at the state's borders and an earned...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:19 AM
MANCHESTER — To Graysha Chinea and just about every other Manchester High School student past and present, it's just another stairwell — brick walls, grey paint, exposed pipes — functional and insignificant.
But this small corner of...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 2:54 PM
WATERBURY — The two major party candidates for governor made a pitch for votes at an NAACP forum this past weekend, pledging to help raise up the urban underclass, improve big-city schools, and create second chances for people who have served time...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 8:55 AM
A free celebration at the Hartford Public Library will launch "Hartford Through Time" ($22.95), a book published by the library's Hartford History Center. The launch party will be held Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Center, 500 Main St., Hartford....
| Oct 23, 2014
| 7:03 PM
WEST HARTFORD — Joe Visconti, a petitioning candidate for governor, has no money and little name recognition, but for 60 minutes on Thursday he shared the television spotlight with Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
The two men engaged in a lively and, at...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 9:09 PM
The 2014 governor's race hinged largely on which of two unpopular candidates managed to make himself less disliked than the other, each trying to get voters to overcome negative opinions, swallow hard and vote for him.
That's what the pundits and...