| Jan 13, 2014
| 3:23 PM
Three hundred and seventy-five years ago Tuesday, when the Fundamental Orders of 1639 became law for the settlers of Hartford, Windsor and Wethersfield, its authors could not have imagined that they created what many historians would later call the world'...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Central Connecticut issued the following press release Wednesday to announce the hiring of Pete Rossomando as its football coach ...
Central Connecticut State University Director of Athletics Paul Schlickmann has announced that Pete Rossomando is the...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 12:56 PM
For Pete Rossomando to take the job as football coach at Central Connecticut, he of course had to leave New Haven, where he spent the last five seasons. Here is the press release from UNH ...
WEST HAVEN, Conn. - University of New Haven Associate Vice...
| Nov 30, 2013
| 6:29 PM
As the first Newtown officers arrived at the Sandy Hook Elementary School at 9:39 a.m. last December, gunshots boomed from inside the school.
One officer parked behind the school, and three others were near the school's baseball field. The first...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 1:26 PM
For the second time in two weeks, a Connecticut university has been put on lockdown after officials received an alert about a possible gunman coming to campus.
University of New Haven officials said Tuesday that a suspect was in custody and weapons...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday.
William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:50 PM
When I was a kid, I collected a line of nature books you could buy at the supermarket.
I remember only one story from the whole series, an essay by a herpetologist doing field work in South America. He found a big brown snake in the jungle, recognized...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:51 AM
On Monday, with little fanfare, a law went into effect requiring anyone buying a rifle or shotgun to have a gun permit or eligibility certificate. Thus ended the phase-in of the multifaceted gun safety law passed in 2013 by the General Assembly and signed...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The 710th and final National Hockey League game at the Civic Center in Hartford began at 1:37 on Sunday afternoon in the spring of 1997.
At 4 p.m., the horn sounded and Connecticut said goodbye to major league sports. In between, 14,660 fans watched the...
| May 15, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Among my fellow liberals this is not a popular view: Brown v. Board, the historic Supreme Court decision of May 1954, has had negative consequences as well as positive.
The unanimous decision of the court was intended to ensure that black students would...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:43 AM
A pair of finals-week threats sent shivers through two Boston-area campuses Monday morning, adding to a seemingly ever-growing number of New England universities to face scares over the past two months.
Four buildings on Harvard University's campus in...