| Sep 14, 2014
Events featuring authors of books about witches and vampires, suspense and mystery and politics, religion and history, as well as books for young readers, are among those coming our way this fall. Here are highlights of literary events scheduled from...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 8:10 AM
While waiting for your toaster waffles to pop up, browse through the Nomadic Wax website (nomadicwax.org), where you'll find hours upon hours of hip-hop and urban music clips from all over the African diaspora. On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Nomadic Wax folks...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 12:54 PM
MIDDLETOWN — A Wesleyan University sophomore was reported to be in stable condition Monday after she fell from a third-floor window at a fraternity house early Sunday morning, police said.
Police went to the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house at 184...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 7:30 AM
The rankings that colleges and universities "love to hate and hate to love" came out Tuesday, without much change for most Connecticut schools.
U.S. News & World Report again ranked the University of Connecticut at No. 19 among the top national public...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 5:09 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University has barred students from the Beta Theta Pi fraternity house, an order issued after a sophomore was seriously injured Sunday in a fall from a third-story window.
In an email to students and staff Wednesday,...
| Aug 30, 2014
| 6:38 PM
Under cloudy skies, volunteers were busy Saturday afternoon installing panels of the Monument Quilt on the verdant Federal Hill Park lawn.
Walkers and tourists paused to read the emotionally wrenching messages — numbering in the hundreds —...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 5:55 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The city's pension review board on Wednesday began hearing disability retirement cases for three former officers who were terminated earlier this year.
Francesca Quaranta, Christopher Lavoie and Gino Pulvirenti all were told to seek...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:03 PM
MIDDLETOWN — The Monument Quilt, a traveling exhibit in support of survivors of sexual assault, was on display at Wesleyan University Tuesday.
The group of quilts include messages from survivors and is aimed at ending a culture that often blames...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:36 PM
I won't condemn the past to praise the present. Progress! Some shout that word as if we drive on a straight smooth road to our predestined ever-better future. Hogwash.
Take immigration, for example. Is there anyone who will say that now at the start...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Duncaster Retirement Community will present a public workshop on the women's suffrage movement and what it means in today's environment. The program will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7:30 p.m. It is free to the public with preregistration.
| Aug 12, 2014
| 8:58 PM
At 19, Lauren Bacall was living every red-blooded American woman's dream: Humphrey Bogart was standing inches from her, waiting for her to speak.
They were shooting a crucial scene in director Howard Hawks' 1944 wartime drama "To Have and Have Not," but...