| Aug 22, 2014
| 1:01 PM
OK, so you would think that a guiding principle of a political organization calling itself the Independent Party would be to act, you know, independently.
Apparently, this is not the case in Connecticut.
This past week, Connecticut's Independent Party...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 5:18 PM
As a student in the first class of Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, Tyler Beck found himself enveloped in a nurturing environment where teachers came in early and stayed late to help tutor struggling students. There, the boys formed a brotherhood...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration.
| Aug 19, 2014
| 5:53 AM
The Duncaster Retirement Community will host public workshop on the women's suffrage movemeant and what it means in today's environment, Aug. 26, beginning at 7:30 p.m., at 40 Loeffler Road.
The event corresponds with Women's Equality Day, which is...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 7:12 PM
WATERTOWN — Tom Foley, the Republican gubernatorial nominee, secured another line on the November ballot on Tuesday by winning the endorsement of the Independent Party over Trinity College professor and party activist John Mertens.
The party has...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Midterm elections as a rule do not inspire much interest or excitement. The majority of the recent party primary contests in Connecticut adhered to this rule, but two were noticeable exceptions. In both, race or class unexpectedly showed up.
Race was an...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Poland has had a productive film industry for decades, but a troubled one. Many early films were destroyed during the Nazi occupation. Afterward, during the Communist era, many films were made, but it was rare to see them outside of Poland.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:42 PM
HARTFORD — The Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has approved grants totaling nearly $3 million to support education programming in the city.
More than $2 million will go to six community schools and $650,000 will go to five neighborhood-based...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 10:17 AM
The Wilson-Gray YMCA on Albany Avenue in Hartford was a whirlwind when I stopped in. People of all ages packed the full-court gym, teens and some smaller kids strapped on equipment at the three-story climbing wall, a cooking class had just ended and a...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 3:48 PM
The family tradition continues at Conard-West Hartford.
Matt Cersosimo, who succeeded his father Rob, has his first game as head coach Friday night at Newington. Rob had coached the team for 30 years.
Matt Cersosimo is only the third coach in Conard...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 4:17 PM
HARTFORD — Bulkeley coach Pablo Ortiz Jr. knew his offense had strayed from its strength in the second half against Weaver, so the coach called upon a senior known simply as "Danger."
Captain Javon Alston capped off a 10-point swing for Bulkeley in...