| Feb 25, 2015
| 12:44 PM
Author David Bezmozgis has won the 2014 Edward Lewis Wallant Award, presented yearly by the University of Hartford's Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies. Bezmozgis, who was born in Latvia and lives in Toronto, won for his novel, "The Betrayers"...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 2:47 PM
Frankly, I don't think anyone in America should question a black person about his or her love of country. So it angered me to hear Rudy Giuliani do just that in asserting that President Barack Obama does not love America. It angered me to hear him...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:23 PM
NEW HAVEN — A woman who fell off an I-91 bridge and died after stopping to help the victims of a hit-and-run crash early Thursday morning will be remembered as a hero, her family said.
Lauren A. Mohr, 34, had just finished her shift as a...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 5:45 PM
CANTON — The head of reference and technical services for the Windsor Public Library has been offered the job as the next director of the Canton Public Library.
Sarah McCusker has accepted the position, but the appointment is contingent on approval...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 2:58 PM
Walter Camp FoundationTo Honor Teams, Players
As part of its 48th annual weekend festivities, the Walter Camp Football Foundation will host a high school "Breakfast of Champions" Jan. 17 at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven. The event starts at 9 a.m....
| Jan 14, 2015
| 3:21 PM
I was thinking on this day, which would have been the 86th birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., how nonviolence would fare in our violent world.
I mean the serious application of nonviolence in the face of those who demonstrate the capacity to...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 10:27 PM
For Angela Andersen, immigration law was much more than a Beltway policy debate, an argument about quotas or a discussion about border security.
Immigration, for her, was a personal issue — and helping immigrants became her life. "She realized...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 9:42 AM
MERIDEN — Going off to college in the 1970s, Sandy Maier Schede was sure she'd be a teacher, even going so far as earning an education degree.
But she wouldn't end up exposing students to new ideas. Instead, she would make a career of showing...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 1:59 PM
Several weeks ago, before I even thought about seeing "American Sniper," I was on a plane on a runway in Philly awaiting takeoff to New Haven. It was the last leg of several delayed and canceled flights that had seen me sleeping one night in Chicago's O'...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 3:52 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — New York state police have identified a 22-year-old Southern Connecticut State University student and a Hartford man who were killed in a snow storm on Interstate 95 in Rye, New York.
The New Haven Register reports Kayla ...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 8:49 PM
Nick DeFelice is CEO of a prominent New Britain manufacturing company, but his happiest days were in the 1960s and '70s when he played semi-pro football and was paid to crash into guys the size of refrigerators.
DeFelice traveled all over with the...