| Dec 4, 2014
| 11:36 AM
HARTFORD — Pledging to get more students to college, city school administrators on Thursday said they planned to raise the rate of Hartford graduates who enroll in postsecondary education to 70 percent by November 2015.
Currently, 55 percent of...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 9:10 AM
The City Singers of Hartford will be spreading holiday cheer through song at the "Resound Joy!" concert on December 13 at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Manchester. The free concert will begin at 4 p.m. and is a part of the Friends of Music at Emanuel (FME)...
| Dec 7, 2014
NEW HAVEN — The long lines of people lying silently in "die ins" on the streets here this week to protest African-American deaths at the hands of police included a diverse mix of blacks, whites, Asians, Hispanics and others.
That multi-racial fact...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 5:45 PM
HARTFORD — Trinity College has committed $2 million to buy the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the latest move by a college to establish a presence downtown.
Trinity was the winning bidder in a three-day online auction...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 3:44 PM
Two components that are helping revive many downtowns across the country are "eds and meds," medical facilities and institutions of higher education.
Downtown Hartford got a big boost on the "ed" front this week when Trinity College became the winning...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 5:03 PM
HARTFORD — Developer Larry Dooley's office in the renovated South Armory comes with a sweeping view of downtown towers, the state Capitol in the distance and, just west of I-91, a closeup of the cobalt blue Colt dome.
That city landmark, shaped...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 4:51 PM
Robert M. Palter was an intellectual, a philosopher by training, but his interests were broad and included contemporary art, German poetry and the history of science. His last major publication combined many of his passions: It involved food, poetry, art,...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Trinity College has banned Psi Upsilon from hosting social activities and from having alcohol in the house or on the grounds because of recent complaints alleging "serious alcohol violations," according to a statement from the college.
Mary Jo Keating,...
| 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...
| 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 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...