| Dec 1, 2014
| 4:00 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Wesleyan University President Michael S. Roth has banned social events at Psi Upsilon for 2015 and placed it on probation after a student's recent report of a 2011 sexual assault at the fraternity house.
In a letter to the Wesleyan...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Scott Ashton, president of the New England Air Museum's Board of Directors, has announced the appointment of Jerry Paul Roberts as the museum's new executive director, effective Dec. 15. Roberts succeeds Michael P. Speciale, who retired on Dec. 1, after...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:11 AM
If people know of John Cage at all, they tend to know of him as a "composer" of a famous, some might say gag-ish, piece of silent music, and as the writer of aesthetic theories about silence. Cage also hated records, and he was outspoken in his...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and petitioning candidate Joseph Visconti squared off in a televised debate Thursday night, but one of the issues focused on the person who was not there - Republican Tom Foley.
Foley declined to participate in the debate at...
| 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 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 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...