| May 19, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A commencement speech that touched on elephant excrement, the stupidity of drinking and driving, and Balzac's thoughts on the relations between the sexes delighted graduates of University of Hartford Sunday, so much so that they gave novelist and...
| May 19, 2013
| 5:33 PM
For nearly 6,900 students who graduated Sunday at colleges around the state, the natural question is: What's next?
Happily, this year's graduates have more reason to be optimistic than those who graduated two or three years ago, although the market...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 7:24 PM
Gun-control advocates, including parents of victims of mass shootings, delivered nearly 300,000 signatures to a Wal-Mart store a short drive from Sandy Hook Elementary School Tuesday morning, calling on the nation's largest firearms seller to pull...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 3:14 PM
The stack of photographs, nearly a foot high, captures Rachel D'Avino in all her buoyant glory.
There she is, dark hair and broad smile, striking a silly pose in dress-up clothes, or thrusting her arm around her cousin, her big personality shining...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:19 PM
— Nate Sikma does impersonations.
"He does it with his brothers, he does it with me," his dad, Jack, said Friday. "He's a creative kid. He's not that outgoing with it in public, but he slips them in at the dinner table all the time."
| Jan 5, 2013
| 1:12 PM
On Dec. 18, the RHAM girls basketball team beat Hartford Public, 84-6. That same night, Tolland beat Fermi, 50-6.
The dual blowouts came almost a week after Bloomington South (Indiana) made headlines by beating Arlington, 107-2.
While the two...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Greg Kotis, book writer and lyricist and composer Mark Hollmann who both won Tonys for the Broadway music “Urinetown” will be among the artists working on new material during the first first year of Goodspeed Musicals' new four-week residency...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Jen Rizzotti had just finished talking to reporters about Hartford's extraordinary pregame ceremony, about the Newtown massacre and was still dabbing tears from her eyes when she sat down at Chase Family Arena.
Any question was going to be easier than...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 6:07 PM
Chet McPhee was a freshman football coach at Trinity. He was the college's swim coach for 15 years, coaching both the men's and the women's teams. He started the men's lacrosse program. He coached soccer.
"I think he did track for a while, too," said...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Isaac Young Quartet
Opening for Marco Benevento, Dec. 13, 9 p.m., $12-$15, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, manicproductions.org.
The jazz world is roomy, with many corners to explore.
There's the academic scene, always...
| May 15, 2013
| 3:30 AM
The Hartford women's soccer team has named Arielle Aikens and Raelynn Mikell as its captains for next season. UHart's Dan Ruede tells you all about it in the following press release ...
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – University of Hartford women’s...