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  • Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center

    Singer Giacomo Gates Plays Westport Arts Center
    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...
  • Best Local Four-Year College

    Best Local Four-Year College
    1) University of Connecticut 115 N. Eagleville Road  Storrs  (860) 486-2000 www.uconn.edu   Voters Said: Come on, just look at our adorable mascot!   2) University of Hartford   3) Wesleyan University  
  • Wesleyan Investigates Severed Deer Head Found On Campus

    Wesleyan Investigates Severed Deer Head Found On Campus
    MIDDLETOWN — A severed deer head was found at Wesleyan University Thursday night. A Wesleyan public safety officer observed the head at a crosswalk near the Exley Science Center, Wesleyan spokesperson Lauren Rubenstein said. The head was quickly...
  • Connecticut's Quiet Corner Shakes, Rattles & Rolls

    Connecticut's Quiet Corner Shakes, Rattles & Rolls
    Hey, isn't this supposed to be the Quiet Corner? Apparently no one delivered a tourism brochure to Mother Nature, because low-level earthquakes have been rattling small towns in eastern Connecticut this month. Residents of Plainfield, Killingly,...
  • Reputed Bookmaker Gets Bail In Restaurant Arson

    A judge granted bail Tuesday for a reputed mob bookmaker who had a stun gun and a cattle prod when he was charged last week with burning down a Middletown restaurant in an insurance fraud. Federal prosecutors insisted that, as a condition of his...
  • Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks

    Teen Fantasy Author, Memoirist Among Authors Giving Talks
    Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com. On...
  • Regional Digest: TCU's Patterson Named Camp Coach Of Year

    TCU's Patterson Named Camp Coach Of Year Gary Patterson, head coach of the TCU Horned Frogs, has been named the Walter Camp Coach of the Year by a vote of the nation's 125 Football Bowl Subdivision head coaches and sports information directors....
  • D.C. exhibit on Virgin Mary raises questions about art, religion

    D.C. exhibit on Virgin Mary raises questions about art, religion
    A stunning new exhibit on the Virgin Mary at a Washington museum includes an etching by Rembrandt so intentionally hazy it seemingly captures the precise moment in which the aged Madonna passes from life to death. A 16th-century painting by Caravaggio...
  • Connecticut Authors Published A Varied Selection Of Books In 2014

    It's time for a look at books published in 2014 by Connecticut authors. Roz Chast, The New Yorker cartoonist, published the funny yet heartbreaking graphic memoir, "Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" (Bloomsbury USA,$28). Novelist Amy...
  • Wesleyan President Sends $10,000 Check To City As Thanks For Police Services During Protest

    Wesleyan President Sends $10,000 Check To City As Thanks For Police Services During Protest
    MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth sent a $10,000 donation to the mayor's office on Friday as an "expression of gratitude" to the city and the police department for their services throughout the year and particularly during a...
  • Violent Protests Bypass Connecticut; Police Point To Training, Standards

    Violent Protests Bypass Connecticut; Police Point To Training, Standards
    Vigils have been held throughout the country and in Hartford this week in memory of two New York City police officers who were killed Dec. 20, marking a break in the anger toward law enforcement that has fueled nationwide protests for the past several...