| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:43 AM
Old Saybrook singer, Steve Roslonek, has been a fixture on PBS Kids for seven years now, crooning his SteveSongs to children in-between TV shows.
Now, this father-of-two is a releasing a new ditty for a good cause with the National Fire Protection...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:55 AM
The jazz singer Giacomo Gates has taken some roundabout journeys. But they've served him well. He grew up in Bridgeport. Then he moved up to the frozen tundra when he was in his 20s.
"I split from here for like 15 years," says Gates, who spoke to the...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) University of Connecticut
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Come on, just look at our adorable mascot!
2) University of Hartford
3) Wesleyan University
| Apr 28, 2015
| 9:50 AM
NEW YORK College fraternities and sororities, facing an online protest by hundreds of their members, won't ask students to push for rules making it harder for universities to investigate campus rape claims.
The groups' political arm had planned to enlist...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 1:39 PM
As the regular season heads into its final week, it's anyone's guess who will enter the girls lacrosse Class 4A-3A East Region playoffs as the team to beat.
Severna Park, Broadneck and South River have combined to win the last eight 4A-3A state titles....
| Apr 27, 2015
| 2:11 PM
Metallurgy At The Webster
Two shades of metal at the Webster Theater this month. Faster Pussycat (May 1, $15-$18) is a West Coast glam metal act that's been prancing and yowling for nearly 30 years. In Flames (May 8), a death metal act from Sweden, hasn'...
| Apr 25, 2015
| 3:00 AM
"Don't know much about history" -- Sam Cooke
It's an old joke, but one that is a commentary on our times. A pollster asks: "What do you think about the level of ignorance and apathy in the country?" The person replies: "I don't know and I don't care."...
| Apr 24, 2015
| 7:31 AM
Jules Dassin was born in Middletown in 1911 and died in Athens, Greece in 2008, and what an adventure his years were in between.
He became a Yiddish-language stage actor in New York, performing Sholem Aleichem stories, then a successful director in...
| Apr 23, 2015
| 4:08 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University and Delta Kappa Epsilon are awaiting a judge's decision on whether the fraternity will be allowed to continue operating as sanctioned off-campus housing next year.
The two sides met in Superior Court Wednesday...
| Apr 21, 2015
| 8:54 AM
Artists and artist wannabes over the age of 5 are invited to "The Big Draw: Middletown," an annual community celebration with free drawing workshops for all skill levels, from beginners to accomplished artists, on Saturday, April 25, from 1 to 4 p.m on...
| Apr 17, 2015
| 1:59 PM
When he came to Aptakisic Junior High to build drones for some kids, Donald Miller found the same kinds of enterprising minds that got him into the rapidly growing market in the first place.
While setting up the school's first unmanned aerial vehicle,...