| 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 30, 2014
| 2:27 PM
Charlie Crist sought to turn the Democratic retirees at Century Village into an army of surrogates for the final days of his campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Rick Scott.
He told the crowd — almost all of whom raised their hands to indicate they'...
| 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....
| Nov 2, 2014
| 3:56 AM
When Ikeoluwa Opayemi walked into Meadowside Elementary School in Milford on Friday, it signaled the end of a legal battle with the school district that had barred her entry because of fears related to Ebola.
Earlier this month, the third-grader was...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:09 AM
EAST HAVEN — Joe Visconti has no money, few connections and little clout.
But the one-term council member from West Hartford has a strategy that he believes will propel him into the governor's office on Nov. 4.
"I'm not here to just influence...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
Tom Foley never thought he would simultaneously have one son in Harvard and two toddlers in diapers.His life has taken multiple twists and turns that he would not have predicted, including becoming a father again later in life.
Those twists also...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Going into Thursday's debate, Republican candidate for governor Tom Foley holds the decidedly unglamorous position of being the only viable alternative to an unpopular incumbent, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy.
Followers of the gubernatorial race (along with...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Reports of sexual assault climbed last year on many Connecticut college campuses, an increase that college officials and experts attributed to heightened awareness and expanded educational programs that make it easier for victims to come forward.