| Feb 6, 2015
| 12:04 PM
Indiana Senate Bill 127 is another glaring reminder that we live in a very conservative state, legislated for the most part by very conservative lawmakers.
Living in Northwest Indiana, possibly the most liberal of blue-bastions within our red state, it's...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 1:43 PM
Connecticut's Bond Commission on Friday approved $5.1 million for microgrid projects in Bridgeport and Milford.
The microgrids, originally announced in October, will connect university and government buildings to power generation equipment that has the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 4:21 PM
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...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 10:00 PM
Mark Twain's international travels and what they taught him will be explored in the spring series of free talks and readings called "The Trouble Begins at 5:30" at The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. The events complement the...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:56 AM
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...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 4:06 PM
HANOVER, N.H. — Dartmouth College banned hard liquor on campus Thursday and said that all students will have to take part in a sexual violence prevention program all four years that they're enrolled at the Ivy League school.
Dartmouth has long...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 12:59 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Students in the Wesleyan Art House will hold a artists' fair on Saturday to benefit the Green Street Arts Center.
The event will be held from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Art House, 230 Washington St.
Art work and other items will be for...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 3:43 PM
The Chicago Tribune on Wednesday announced significant moves that realign top editorial management.
Joycelyn Winnecke, formerly associate editor of the Tribune, was promoted to president of Tribune Content Agency, the syndication arm of Tribune...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 12:42 PM
MIDDLETOWN — A severed deer head was found at Wesleyan University Thursday night.
A Wesleyan public safety officer observed the head at a crosswalk near the Exley Science Center, Wesleyan spokesperson Lauren Rubenstein said.
The head was quickly...
| 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.
| Jan 13, 2015
| 3:39 PM
Hey, isn't this supposed to be the Quiet Corner?
Apparently no one delivered a tourism brochure to Mother Nature, because low-level earthquakes have been rattling small towns in eastern Connecticut this month. Residents of Plainfield, Killingly,...