| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:29 AM
Bands are used to the drill by now: take a few promotional photos (smiling, serious, pouty, ready to bust some heads) and put them on your press-kit page, so a club owner (or journalist) can put images with the sounds. iPhones and inexpensive digital...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 1:20 PM
About a quarter of Connecticut households are above the federal poverty level but have earnings or retirement income that is barely enough to meet basic necessities, the Connecticut United Ways say in a new report.
The income threshold varies by...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 2:55 PM
HARTFORD — Weaver High is undergoing renovation and appeared all but abandoned Wednesday afternoon, with the exception of the Doc Hurley Field House around back.
Inside the gym, there were people in the stands and, in the middle of the court a...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 3:15 PM
WEST HARTFORD — The University of Hartford men's basketball team narrowly defeated Saint Peter's University 51-50 in its home opener at Chase Family Pavilion on Sunday.
Taylor Dyson led the Hawks (1-1), converting on all five of his three-point...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 5:21 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Weeks after a Superior Court judge sent an insanity acquittee back to prison following his arrests in connection with a series of violent attacks on patients and staff at the state's maximum-security psychiatric hospital, police said...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Connecticut ranked sixth in the nation in average student loan debt for 2013 graduates, according to a new report that found national debt levels are rising for students earning bachelor's degrees.
At $30,191, Connecticut's average student debt was...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Four years ago, John Gallagher had questions about Mark Nwakamma's work ethic. Now, as the first Hartford player since Vin Baker to earn consecutive first-team all-league honors begins his senior season, Gallagher still has concerns.
He's worried that...
| Nov 11, 2014
| 9:54 AM
Proposing puts intense pressure on guys, Brian Mascaro says.
"Every guy thinks it has to be perfect or something unique," he says. "You're always worried if you do it randomly, does it mean you didn't plan? … Was it not surprising enough? Does it...
| Oct 5, 2014
Benjamin Griffin, associate editor for the Mark Twain Papers & Project at the University of California, Berkeley, will give a free talk on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 5:30 p.m., following a 5 p.m. reception at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 51 Farmington Ave.,...
| Oct 5, 2014
The fourth annual New England Underground Film Festival will take place on Oct. 11 at the University of Hartford, presenting eight short films and two feature-length movies. The shorts are a mixed bag of dramas, documentaries, music stories and comedies,...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:14 AM
There was the Beach Boy sing-a-long, the Bill Curry look-alike contest and lots of sincere good wishes and tongue-in-cheek laughs at Infinity Hall Tuesday as WNPR personality/show host and Courant columnist Colin McEnroe threw a bash to celebrate the...