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  • Wesleyan Students Press For Ethical Endowment Investments

    MIDDLETOWN — Student protesters met with Wesleyan University President Michael Roth on Thursday and Friday to urge the school to drop investments that undermine a goal of social justice and environmental advocacy. Sophomore Abby Cunniff, a member...
  • Records Shed Light On Wesleyan Student's Frat House Fall

    Records Shed Light On Wesleyan Student's Frat House Fall
    MIDDLETOWN — Shortly after 11 on a Saturday night last September, Summer Elbardissy received a text on her cellphone from a friend wondering where she had gone. "at Beta," Elbardissy texted back. The Wesleyan University sophomore had arrived...
  • Racing From Cancer: Kensington Woman Doesn't Let Chemo Slow Her

    MIDDLETOWN — Kimberly Markey ran 50 road races last year. She was also undergoing treatment after being diagnosed with breast cancer in 2013. And she had a hysterectomy in February 2014. Markey, a mother of two from Kensington, will run the...
  • Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC

    Book Events: Avon Comic Convention; Spoken Word At MCC
    AvonCon, a Comic Convention presented by Avon Library, will offer free workshops and talks for kids and adults about many aspects of comic books and graphic novels at the library, 281 Country Club Road, Avon on Saturday, April 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m....
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Correction VERNON -The photo in the story "Mike Wendus: Spearheading Santa House return to Rockville" on Page 5 of the April 2 edition of the Vernon ReminderNews should be credited to Patricia A. Schlag. Music, creativity, dating and high finance at...
  • Community news for South Windsor edition

    Vendors wanted for Paws in the Park SOUTH WINDSOR - The annual Paws in the Park is now accepting vendors. This free event will take place Saturday, May 2, from 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Nevers Park in South Windsor. The event includes many...
  • Community news for Glastonbury edition

    Planetarium shows GLASTONBURY -Tickets are on sale now for winter and spring shows at the Glastonbury East Hartford Magnet School Planetarium, 95 Oak St. All shows begin at 6 p.m., include a live night sky presentation, and last about an hour. Tickets...
  • Legends Run And Half Marathon Sunday In Middletown

    Legends Run And Half Marathon Sunday In Middletown
    MIDDLETOWN — The third annual half marathon and Legends Run sponsored by Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and the Hartford Marathon Foundation will be held Sunday, April 12. The event will include a kids race, beginning at 10:45 a.m., a half marathon...
  • Fundraiser April 9 In Middletown For Indian Hill Cemetery Chapel Restoration

    Fundraiser April 9 In Middletown For Indian Hill Cemetery Chapel Restoration
    MIDDLETOWN — The Indian Hill Cemetery Association will hold a fundraiser April 9 to raise money for its efforts to restore the historic brownstone Russell Chapel. The chapel has deteriorated significantly in recent years, and a 2012 study funded...
  • April Events Around Greater New Haven

    April Events Around Greater New Haven
    Time Bandits Rx Bandits, the beloved indie rock outfit which began a third-wave ska band and extended their sound to punk, psychedelic and experimental sounds, announced in April 2011 they would stop touring. But a year later, the band was doing live...
  • Connecticut's Complicated Past With Slavery Told At Museums

    Connecticut's Complicated Past With Slavery Told At Museums
    When looking back on the African-American fight for freedom, Connecticut is often characterized as a progressive, friendly place, vital to thousands of escaped slaves, in their secret journey north to the safety of Canada. While partially true, there's...