| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:00 AM
If you were looking for a director to take on a big-screen version of the much-loved 1972 children's book "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day," Miguel Arteta would seem at first glance like, if not a terrible, horrible, no good,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 4:57 PM
MIDDLETOWN — A Massachusetts man was charged with threatening Saturday after students at Wesleyan University told police that he displayed a knife and made threats.
Abdullahi Abdullahi, 19, of Waltham, Mass., was charged with breach of peace and...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 10:14 AM
GLASTONBURY — Nayaug Elementary School Principal Holly Hageman is leaving to become assistant superintendent in Regional School District 17.
Superintendent Alan B. Bookman told the school board about Hageman's departure Monday night. Hageman sent...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 3:16 PM
It may seem cold, clinical and counterintuitive to say that the higher number of sexual assaults reported by colleges and universities in Connecticut from 2012 to 2013 is good.
But it is. Each assault is a crime to be regretted, but the higher assault...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 1:44 PM
SIMSBURY — Robert W.D. Ball, who served in two wars and was involved in the first U.S. hydrogen bomb tests in the Pacific Islands, died Aug. 21. He was 83.
Born in Hartford in 1930, Ball grew up in West Hartford and attended Mount Hermon School...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:07 AM
With this week's release of the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Synthesis Report, scientists from across the world lit another torch of urgency for climate action. Three previous working group reports from the climate change panel went...
| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:42 AM
For its academic year 2014-15, Wesleyan University pulled together an interdisciplinary program called "Muslim Women's Voices at Wesleyan," tapping more than 20 departments and campus organizations. As part of this, Sufi singer Riffat Sultana makes her...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Tula Telfair's landscapes look like places a person might stumble upon anywhere, quiet places, serene and green, so isolated it feels as if no one else exists. But as it turns out, the places themselves don't exist. They spring up entirely from Telfair'...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:14 AM
The Riverwood Poetry Series will launch a four-day Connecticut Poetry Festival, featuring six events at five places in Hartford, from Thursday, Nov. 13 to Nov. 16. It's all free, but donations will be accepted, and a $10 donation is suggested for the...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:49 PM
Dr. Phillip Lu is characteristically self-deprecating about the news that a newly discovered asteroid has been named after him.
"My younger daughter asked, 'Dad, what's this supposed to mean?'" said Lu, 82, a retired astronomy professor from Western...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:30 PM
•"Avian Requiem": Lafayette College Contemporary Music Ensemble, 8 p.m. Monday Nov. 10, Williams Center Main Stage. An semi-theatrical work that includes transcribed bird songs, improvisation, live and pre-recorded electronics, and spoken texts,...