| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:10 PM
Waiting to learn results of a decision you believe will decide your destiny is the emotional equivalent of having an itch in your shoulder blade right below where you can reach.
If it goes on long enough, it can make a sensible person abject and send...
| May 27, 2014
| 12:30 PM
The close of May brings with it so many iconic images: warm temperatures, blooming foliage and a long line of college graduates who stride across stages nationwide to accept diplomas, snap selfies and solemnly move tassels from right to left,...
| May 28, 2014
| 4:05 PM
Maya Angelou was a diva of American culture: an actress, singer, dancer and film director as well as an essayist and Pulitzer-Prize-nominated poet, whose mainstream magnetism led her to write verses for Hallmark and recite one of her poems at the 1993...
| May 19, 2014
| 7:37 AM
In her first public comments since she was dismissed five days ago as executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson told graduates at Wake Forest University on Monday that, like them, "I’m a little scared - and a little excited.’&...
| May 19, 2014
| 1:59 PM
In her first public comments since she was dismissed five days ago as executive editor of the New York Times, Jill Abramson told graduates at Wake Forest University that, like them, "I'm a little scared but also excited."
Abramson, the focus of a...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:55 AM
If ever there was a chance to give a rabble-rousing commencement speech devoid of forgettable platitudes, Jill Abramson had it. She declined.
Oh, she gave the speech, to the graduating class of Wake Forest University in North Carolina, on Monday. She...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Monday morning, Jill Abramson kept a promise she'd made months ago to deliver the commencement address at Wake Forest University. She had every reason to cancel. She didn't.
She said little about her firing as editor of The New York Times less than a...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 1:26 PM
Seating will be limited for Maya Angelou’s private memorial service at the campus of Wake Forest University on Saturday, officials said. But in another sense, the entire world has been invited — the proceedings will be live-streamed, the North...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 3:50 PM
GLOUCESTER – Art is a powerful form of expression and one that you can never learn enough about, according to artist Steph Brown.
"It's full of raw emotion and it's not always pretty nor should it be," Brown said. "It's a silent language – a...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 12:56 PM
SIMSBURY — Simsbury's Paul Martel has spent the last seven years building a medical clinic in Ecuador with help from local physicians and community members.
The 62-year-old, who is the President of YHB Investment Advisors in West Hartford, is also...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:40 AM
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY: Gerard Neely, of Forest Hill, graduated from Wake Forest University on May 20.
JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY: The following students graduated from James Madison University May 4: Christopher Petty, of Jarrettsville; Rachel Otto, of...