| Jan 5, 2015
| 3:20 PM
HARTFORD — Trinity College has completed a $2 million purchase of the former Travelers Education Center on Constitution Plaza, the first step in its plans to expand its campus into downtown Hartford.
"We're excited about the Constitution Plaza...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 2:48 PM
An anthropologist long associated with the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center has been named the new interim director at a time when the institution is trying to redefine itself.
The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on Tuesday announced the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 8:26 AM
Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. (UKS) is pleased to announce that attorneys Bonnie Kumiega and Joshua Devine have joined UKS as of January 1, 2015. Attorney Kumiega joins as a shareholder/principal and Attorney Devin joins as an associate.
Kumiega was the...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 1:55 PM
Last year, I kept a file of stories about the most stupid events covered by the national media. I'm sharing one with hope it may help prevent a copycat from appearing in 2015.
My favorite contagion of stupidity began when some macho Boy Scout leaders...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:41 AM
One Vernon family is hoping to "pay it forward" for help it received, by organizing an event to benefit the Connecticut Children's Medical Center.
On Jan. 17, the first annual RockaThon will take place at Rockville High School. There will be games,...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Waterbury Hospital will cut its expenses as early as January, which could mean layoffs and curtailed services, even as unions, administrators and local activists debate how the hospital should move forward after the collapse of its proposed merger....
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:11 PM
The University of Connecticut says it will double the money it raises for scholarships. Unfortunately, I won't be able to get any of that $150 million.
I am an undocumented immigrant student who grew up in Connecticut, graduated from Windsor Locks...
| Dec 14, 2014
William L. Miller, MD, MA, Leonard Parker Pool Chair of Lehigh Valley Health Network's department of family medicine, is a co-recipient of The Society of Teachers of Family Medicine's Curtis G. Hames Research Award. Benjamin Crabtree, PhD, Robert Wood...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 9:00 PM
On Dec. 15, 1814 — 200 years ago — the Hartford Convention began a three-week debate about the relationship between the then 18 states and the federal government. The meeting was held in secret by New England members of the Federalist Party...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Sandra Werkheiser, a psychiatric social worker and therapist at Manchester Memorial Hospital, died Nov. 13. She was 80.
Werkheiser, who was born in Philadelphia, moved to Manchester in 1959 with her husband, Richard.
When she was younger, Werkheiser's...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 11:48 AM
ROCKY HILL — A top priority for Town Manager Guy Scaife since taking office in September has been to find a human resources director for the town.
This week, he announced he had succeeded.
Dana R. McGee, a 46-year-old lawyer with a background that...