| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:00 PM
During an online class discussion, a number of students in my First Amendment course indicated they would never participate in a demonstration. Following is an excerpt of my response to them.
Greetings, my students:
I have completed grading your...
| 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,...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:21 PM
HARTFORD — Connecticut is sometimes called The Land of Steady Habits, and voters made it clear Tuesday they didn't want to change long-established voting procedures by approving a proposed constitutional amendment.
The amendment, which would...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 8:37 AM
As wedding bands go, you could do worse than the Westminster Abbey Choir, which performed in 2011 at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. The choir is trained at a special school, the only one in the UK that's created...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Hospital for Special Care (HSC) recently honored four area students for their academic achievements. The students each received a $2,500 scholarship to support their future endeavors in the healthcare professions.
Sarah Louise Ercorli received The...
| Aug 17, 2014
| 5:00 PM
HARTFORD — When Connecticut voters get ready to cast their ballots this November, they will be asked to decide an issue that combines high-minded ideals with down-and-dirty political calculation.
At stake is a proposed amendment to the state...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:19 PM
NEW BRITAIN - The Hospital for Special Care recently announced it has provided scholarships to four area students for their academic achievements.
The students each received $2,500 for their studies in the health care field.
Sarah Louise Ercorli, a...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:22 AM
As the school year begins, Windsor parents will be getting to know new members of the district leadership team, hired just before the end of the last school year. The entire district adminstration will be up and running on day one with full-time,...