| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
It may seem cold, clinical and counterintuitive to say that the higher number of sexual assaults reported by colleges and universities in Connecticut from 2012 to 2013 is good.
But it is. Each assault is a crime to be regretted, but the higher assault...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 2:45 PM
As Trinity College students from different parts of the country, we care about the environment and its condition. We haven't been around long enough to cause climate change, but we inherited the responsibility to create a solution. That sentiment led us...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:31 AM
The story of Frog Hollow, once an industrial center, begins and ends with water.
Just after the American Revolution, no one could explain why the well water on Dolly Babcock's 100-acre Hartford farm was so pure.
Located in what is now Hartford's...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:29 PM
All cities go through phases as they develop from small ports or county hubs. In the mid-1890s, Hartford went through a phase known as "the rain of parks," which fell around the city's periphery. In a span of months — August 1894 to November 1895...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:06 AM
Newington officials caused a stir recently by eliminating all remaining Halloween celebrations from elementary schools.
The justification for the decision — that Halloween parties and costume parades exclude children whose religion prohibits...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:45 PM
Trinity College on Sunday enthusiastically inaugurated its 22nd president, Joanne Berger-Sweeney, a scholar and scientist who most recently served as dean of the school and arts and sciences at Tufts University.
Speaker after speaker, including Berger-...
| 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 21, 2014
| 10:13 AM
The fifth annual Greater Hartford Children's Latino Film Festival is this weekend, Oct. 24 and 25, in two Hartford locations with films in three categories: Tiny Tots (ages 3 to 7), Young Globetrotters (ages 8 to 13) and Human Rights for All (ages 8 to...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Trinity's Ng Honored
Trinity College women's rowing coach Wesley Ng was selected as national coach of the year in USRowing Fan's Choice voting. Trinity capped the most successful season in program history in 2013-14 by winning its first NCAA Division III...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Douglas Hyland, who has led the New Britain Museum of American Art for 15 years, will retire from his position as director next September, after the museum's new expansion is completed and the re-installation is unveiled.
"It'll be good to finish things...
| Oct 21, 2014
| 7:32 AM
The Historical Society of Glastonbury is hosting a program on its native son –"Secretary of the Navy Gideon Welles Chronicles the Civil War" on Oct. 28. The lecture will be presented by J. Ronald Spencer, Associate Academic Dean in History at...