| Nov 26, 2014
| 8:02 PM
CANTON — For Joan Hofmann, Canton's new town poet laureate, poetry was an itch that needed to be scratched.
As a university professor and teacher, writing has been a central part of Hofmann's life for years. But in a recent interview, she said...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:16 AM
Every year for years, Trinity College in Hartford has held a free festival of Spanish-language cinema, but the festival will have to be cancelled in 2015, its 20th anniversary, if the Spanish Film Club doesn’t raise $1,500 within three days, a...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 8:45 AM
This week, Cinestudio in Hartford will show a movie that was so powerful that Martin Scorsese called it "the most precious moment of film history."
"Rome, Open City" tells the story of Pina and Francesco, an engaged couple involved with the Resistance...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Democrats may have won every statewide office, re-won every U.S. House seat, and kept majorities in both houses of the state legislature in the last election.
But the Nov. 4 results were not the inevitable outcome of a powerhouse of a state Democratic...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:30 AM
People who participate in Open Studio Hartford on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 15 and 16, can spend all weekend all over Hartford looking at thousands of works of art by creative talents who live and work in the city. Those who make Chet and John...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Bekki and Matt Anderson don't expect to see each other much this week, especially not on Saturday, Matt's birthday.
"Matt's crazy busy right now," Bekki says. When she is on vacation from teaching in the summer, "Matt is busiest," working most weekends....
| Oct 2, 2014
The history and development of the city of Hartford has so many facets it could inspire hundreds of museum exhibits. Three that are opening on Friday at Connecticut Historical Society focus on three aspects of the city: its postwar development boom, the...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The Wethersfield girls swim team followed up one of its best regular seasons with a second-place finish in the Class M final at Wesleyan, equaling a school-best set in 1996.
On Tuesday night, like 18 years ago, the only team with more...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Jack Chatfield was in summer school in 1962 when an article in the New York Times altered the course of his life. His Trinity College roommate was in Georgia signing up black voters, and the front-page news story described the beating the roommate...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 9:03 PM
Matt Tennyson had two goals and an assist and Evan Trupp scored twice to lead the Worcester Sharks to a 6-2 victory over the Wolf Pack on Saturday night at Trinity College's Koeppel Community Sports Center in the Pack's last of three home exhibition...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 2:30 PM
HARTFORD — Army veteran Pierre Joseph, a social studies teacher at Hartford Magnet Trinity College Academy, ordered students to their feet to recite the "Soldier's Creed" in the school library Tuesday.
Joseph's tone, light on the boot-camp...