| Dec 31, 2014
| 6:36 AM
HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University has banned the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus, suspended two students and expelled another after a student conduct investigation revealed a hazing incident at the school.
"The university has issued the...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:14 PM
HARTFORD — The Trinity College men returned to action after a 23-day layoff with a 76-72 win vs. Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in the opening game of the 2014 Trinity College Holiday Invitational Tuesday night. The victory was the sixth...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 3:24 PM
Keeping children in school and lowering dropout rates is a problem in many towns and cities across the country. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, the national dropout rate for high school students is 6.6 percent. In Hartford the...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 7:19 AM
Hartford Stage's associate artistic director will now be running a theater of his own.
Maxwell Williams, a member of the Hartford Stage artistic team for more than a decade, is the new artistic director of Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carré located in...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:07 PM
MERIDEN – On Pratt Street, a three-story building stands alone against the sky. A cross in a top floor window provides a sign that life has returned to this once-dormant factory.
Many in Meriden remember when the sprawling structure housed the New...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 5:52 AM
HARTFORD — As deputy leader of the House Republicans for the past eight years, state Rep. Themis Klarides wasn't known for stirring floor speeches or pithy quotes.
Instead, she focused on the less glamorous behind-the-scenes grunt work that drives...
| Dec 27, 2014
| 5:19 AM
When first lady Mamie Eisenhower ceremonially pushed the USS Nautilus into the Thames River in 1954, ushering in the atomic submarine era, the vessel carried 140 types of springs made by one Connecticut company alone.
It was no fluke for Barnes Group...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Where can you find information on books to read for your own pleasure or for book club meetings, or about author appearances in the area? The weekly Writestuff column is a good place to start, but there are other sources.
First on your list should be...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:35 PM
Mariota Wins Camp Award
University of Oregon junior quarterback Marcus Mariota has been selected as the 2014 Walter Camp Player of the Year. The award is voted on by the nation's 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 7:32 PM
Mike Mancini spent a whirlwind couple of days in New York last week, rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names from college football's past and present.
On Monday, he attended a show at Radio City Music Hall and grabbed food and drink at...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Connecticut started with an innovation, called the "Constitution State" because it formed a formal government with what some say is the first ever such charter – the Fundamental Orders – in the late 1630s.
As the "Provision State," it...