| 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 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...
| 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 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 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 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 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 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...