| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:39 AM
If you think captaining one sports team is difficult, try captaining three. Lydia Walter did just that with the basketball, softball, and soccer teams at Nathan Hale-Ray, where she was the valedictorian as well.
Walter also served as vice president of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It's about sharing the experience.
That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
| Feb 17, 2013
Shortly after her move from New Hampshire to Newtown in 1998, Nancy Lanza had good news about her troubled son.
"Adam is doing well here, and seems to be enjoying the new school," Lanza wrote to a friend back in Kingston, N.H., in a Feb. 9, 1999, email....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 4:38 PM
At the nation's capital, gun safety bills have been so watered down that a Washington Post columnist declared that the National Rifle Association "has already won."
That may be the case in Washington, but it is not in Hartford. Members of Congress may...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards.
The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
| Dec 21, 2008
The decision last week by the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season brought to mind our tortuous history with the league.
The state was awarded an AFL expansion franchise in 1994 and settled on the name Connecticut Coyotes in October. In...
| Sep 2, 2009
In the rolling fields of Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury recently, customers swarmed the rows of blueberry bushes, heavy with fruit, filling buckets to the brim.
Waiting in a clearing for a ride back to the parking lot, Raymond Fecteau lugged...
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest.
Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem.
About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...