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  • Middletown Approves Tax Incentives For New Downtown Apartment Building

    Middletown Approves Tax Incentives For New Downtown Apartment Building
    MIDDLETOWN — The common council has approved a tax incentive plan to allow a developer to build a six-story, 89-unit apartment building at the corner of Broad and College streets. Massachusetts-based Hajjar Management Co. has proposed a...
  • Bill would allow religion to rule in hiring

    Legislation allowing some state contractors to discriminate in hiring based on religion could open the door to litigation, one of the bill's opponents said Wednesday. It could also lead to a janitor or secretary's religious practices scrutinized in a...
  • Senate backs allowing religion-based hiring by contractors

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Religious institutions that receive state and local government contracts would be allowed to make hiring decisions based upon religion under a bill approved by the Indiana Senate. Senators voted 39-11 on Tuesday in favor of the...
  • Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' At Wesleyan

    Jean-Luc Godard's 'Goodbye To Language' At Wesleyan
    Wesleyan University will host the Connecticut premiere of "Goodbye to Language," the latest film by the legendary Jean-Luc Godard. Movies by Godard are impossible to easily sum up, so let the film's description on imdb.com lead the way: "A married woman...
  • Debate over Ritz role divided by party

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democrat Glenda Ritz won election as Indiana's schools chief in 2012 after campaigning against the private school voucher program, the state's A-F grading system for schools and other education initiatives that had been...
  • 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...
  • Downton Abby Advance Screenings

    Downton Abby Advance Screenings
    Downton Abby fans are invited to advance screenings of the first episode of the popular show’s new season. The free events, sponsored by Connecticut Public Television, take place on Friday, Jan 2, at 7 p.m.at Wesleyan University’s Center for...
  • 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...
  • Regional Digest: Kolinsky Scolarship Deadline Approaching

    Scholarship Deadline Near High School seniors have fewer than six weeks to apply for the Bohdan Kolinsky Memorial Journalism Scholarship, which offers prospective sportswriters $2,000 for their freshman year of college and can be renewed annually,...
  • Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing

    Quinnipiac University Bans Fraternity, Suspends Students For Hazing
    HAMDEN — Quinnipiac University has banned the Tau Kappa Epsilon fraternity from campus, suspended two students and expelled another after a student conduct investigation revealed a hazing incident at the school. "The university has issued the...