| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:41 AM
>>Jen Violette Designs annual holiday glass sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 6, at a private residence at 30 Haven Drive, (off Barndoor Hills Road), in Granby, and features the Vermont artist's Venetian-style, hand-blown glass...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Folks in the visual and performing arts are not, as a rule, staid. Most artists push the edges and question the status quo. You could say the same for the new Visual & Performing Arts Center on the campus of Western Connecticut State University, a...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 4:36 AM
Misty Copeland took her first ballet class at 13 in gym shorts and socks on a basketball court at the Boys and Girls Club in San Pedro, California. Today, at 32, she is poised to become the first African American principal dancer with the American...
| 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...
| 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...
| Dec 7, 2014
| 3:50 PM
WEST HARTFORD — The Hartford women's basketball team turned the ball over 23 times Sunday afternoon. Boston College scored 21 points off those turnovers.
Add that to a rebounding edge by BC (45-36) and Hartford's shooting 29 percent for the game...
| 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 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 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 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...