| Mar 2, 2015
| 2:45 AM
HARTFORD — Presidents and administrators at 16 private colleges in Connecticut are lobbying against the elimination of state scholarships for their students as proposed under Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's state budget.
Malloy wants to cut $12.2...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 7:49 AM
HARTFORD — Nearly three years after a Trinity College student was attacked on the edge of campus, setting off a wave of concern about safety at the college, Hartford police on Thursday charged two city residents with assault.
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:37 AM
If you can't get into a Film Studies 101 class, you can always get into Real Art Ways.
Starting March 4, the Hartford arts venue is presenting a six-week series of weekday matinees of classic films, followed by a lecture by J.D. O'Connor, assistant...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:38 PM
NEW HAVEN — A Yale University student has been taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with what could be a case of bacterial meningitis, according to the university website.
The student's condition is being closely monitored. The school is working with...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:41 PM
The recent news that more than 1,200 children were suspended from kindergarten and first grade in Connecticut schools last year was appalling. Worse is that the number increased nearly 20 percent from two years ago. I don't understand why we're tolerating...
| Mar 20, 2015
| 3:49 PM
NEW HAVEN — John Daniels, elected as the city's first African American mayor in the early 1990s, was celebrated as a political visionary and trailblazer in a moving memorial service Friday at Battell Chapel at Yale University.
Daniels died last...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 1:47 PM
Ten area arts and cultural organizations are receiving a total of $125,000 in "ignition grants," funded by the Greater Hartford Arts Council's United Arts Campaign with support from the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving.
The grants are aimed at up-...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:06 PM
If you are a writer hoping to enhance a story with great quotes, there are a few things you should do to put your interview subject in the right frame of mind to speak openly.
First, you should request to meet "on location" if the story is thematic....
| Mar 15, 2015
| 10:10 PM
Steven Spielberg filmed a version of the events that shook the world, but Dan Alon lived the real story.
The 1972 Munich Olympics massacre — depicted by Spielberg in the 2005 political thriller "Munich" — is considered one of the first times...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 1:09 PM
Art and craft submissions encouraged
CANTERBURY - A call for artists has been issued for the fifth annual Fine Art and Craft Exhibit and Sale at the Finnish American Heritage Society. The event will be held at the Finnish Hall, 76 N. Canterbury Road,...
| Mar 13, 2015
| 4:03 PM
The pressure on high school seniors to apply to and be accepted at selective colleges is as intense as ever. Applications are up, acceptances are down, and mood swings can vacillate from hope to panic, and back again. Many candidates think a diploma...