| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:55 PM
DEEP RIVER — Rolling out to his left, Valley Regional/Old Lyme quarterback Chris Jean-Pierre never broke stride as he heaved a pass back across his body and the field.
The Morgan-Clinton safety defending on the play slipped and fell as Jean-...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:23 AM
We are the pit bull that is seen with wary eyes; if we come too close, then it's goodbye. Regardless of whether we are calm, courteous and nonthreatening in demeanor, we are deemed suspicious and dangerous, which makes it justifiable to put us down with a...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Full disclosure: I once taught an editorial cartooning and comic strip course at Eastern Connecticut State University for one semester. A few years after that I gave the commencement address for Central Connecticut State University at what was then called...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Dark is beautiful. When I first heard Indian actress, director and social activist Nandita Das say those words in reference to a campaign she is helping lead in India to eliminate the discrimination that nation has against those of a darker complexion,...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The revolt of Connecticut state university professors against a transformative plan developed by a high-priced consultant and backed by the administration has grabbed headlines recently, but it's a showdown that has been repeated elsewhere across the...
| 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 25, 2014
| 12:35 PM
Three Rivers, Conn., is coming alive on the big screen. The fictional town, which is the setting for the bestselling novels of Mansfield resident Wally Lamb, looks a lot like Norwich.
As well it should. "Three Rivers" is the make-believe stand-in for...
| Oct 25, 2014
Jewelry designer Derek Mirabilio fashions handmade pieces from exotic woods, sponge mushrooms, shells, stone and feathers. He's also carving out the entrepreneur within himself.
Mirabilio says he never bought into the "starving artist" myth. From the...
| 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.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:58 AM
Southern Connecticut State University students are being urged to take caution after two armed robberies took place on campus early Friday morning.
University police are currently searching for the suspect, who has been described as a black male in his...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:19 PM
I keep thinking about that Milford third-grader who, after traveling to Nigeria for a family wedding, faced a 21-day ban from her Meadowside Elementary School with the prospect of police forcibly removing her if she showed up.
That was the fear,...