| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:04 PM
MIDDLETOWN — NBA star Andre Drummond, a Middletown native, has made a $10,000 donation to the Middlesex YMCA to start a scholarship fund for local teens.
The scholarship program will give YMCA memberships to low-income students, who will be able...
| Oct 25, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Reports of sexual assault climbed last year on many Connecticut college campuses, an increase that college officials and experts attributed to heightened awareness and expanded educational programs that make it easier for victims to come forward.
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the interesting gallery events taking place this season. Benton Museum has an exhibit of alternative photography methods -...
| 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 17, 2014
| 1:25 PM
Well, according to Wesleyan University’s study, anyway. Yes, in the world of mud-slinging negative political campaigns, we’re number one followed by Florida and Wisconsin. Here’s the story: http://cour.at/1tzEjZk. I’m frankly a...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:41 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University is sponsoring an archaeology fair Saturday, inviting people to learn about archaeological projects and research in Connecticut and the Northeast.
The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Exley Science...
| 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 16, 2014
| 9:02 AM
The Mark Twain House's annual fundraiser event, Mark My Words 2014: A WICKED Cool Evening!, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 8 p.m., at The Bushnell, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford.
Author Gregory Maguire, whose novel, "Wicked: The Life and Times of the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 2:51 PM
WEST HARTFORD - The candidates for governor campaigned Saturday in hopes of emerging on Election Day, Nov. 4th, as the ultimate winner, but the biggest loser appears to be already decided - negative campaign commercials.
That was the sentiment...
| 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...