| Jan 11, 2015
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.
| Dec 2, 2014
| 12:27 PM
Five college students accused of gang-raping a female fellow student in a New Jersey dorm room pleaded not guilty on Tuesday, in the latest in a series of sexual assaults and harassment incidents prompting colleges to reexamine conduct policies.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 8:06 AM
If you haven't had your fill of political debate and chatter, you can get a heaping helping when the Mark Twain House & Museum presents ultra-conservative Canadian author, recording artist and rights activist Mark Steyn in conversation with award-...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:35 PM
Kent Haruf, who found acclaim in midlife with a trilogy of sparely written novels, including the 1999 bestseller "Plainsong" that illuminated the rhythms and dramas of small-town life in America's High Plains, died Sunday in Salida, Colo. He was 71 and...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:01 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Several Wesleyan University students have said they plan to file a Title IX complaint against the university, citing "the adjudication of instances of sexual violence," but it was unclear late Friday whether anything had been filed....
| Dec 8, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Students held "die-in" protests on at least two Connecticut college campuses Monday, joining other protests nationwide related to instances where white police officers killed unarmed African Americans.
In Middletown, hundreds of Wesleyan University...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 4:30 AM
In theory, it's a simple idea. With the cost of attending college rising, why not reduce the typical time for a bachelor's degree from four years to three?
That's the proposal floated by Johns Hopkins University professor Paul Weinstein in the latest...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 1:27 PM
Trinity College has banned Psi Upsilon from hosting social activities and from having alcohol in the house or on the grounds because of recent complaints alleging "serious alcohol violations," according to a statement from the college.
Mary Jo Keating,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 4:01 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Past soloists in the Middletown Goes to the Symphony program will return to the high school Dec. 27 to play a benefit concert.
Middletown High School has run the symphony program every two years since 1995, offering music students a...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Strip mall signs. Taco trucks. Small business mascots. Many an artist has documented the visual landscape of Los Angeles’ streets, but few have felt it as strongly as Billy Kheel.
For his last show, “Sunset Stitches,” at Trencher, a...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:00 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Daniel Drew has billed Wesleyan University $7,500 for the cost of police department overtime incurred during a student march and protest Dec. 8 that closed the city's busiest intersection for the afternoon.
In a brief letter...