| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
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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...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 9:14 AM
West Hartford's Hall High School had the best performance of any in Connecticut among teens who made videos to promote safe driving — producing three of the top 10 YouTube clips, judged by insurance executives and state Department of Motor...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 11:30 AM
It's the stuff of a hideous higher-ed Halloween nightmare: sexual assault, campus fear, rape-culture environments, an ugly federal lawsuit against a prestigious institution, and an ongoing national crisis of violence against women.
Earlier this month,...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:40 AM
Printmaker Ramón Vargas Ártiz of Havana, Cuba, an artist in residence at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic, will conduct two master classes on reduction printmaking, a technique using a single plate, each day on three consecurive...
| May 1, 2012
| 10:07 AM
Connecticut is getting $9.7 million in federal grants for community health centers as part of a series of capital investments related to federal health care reform.
The Affordable Care Act includes $9.5 billion to expand services nationally over a five-...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Connecticut jewelry designer Ann Pedro's steampunk creations (pictured) get center stage at the Windham Textile Museum all the way through August. It's part of the museum's upcoming focus on steampunk (additional programs arrive on June 16 and 23). Head...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 1:34 PM
At least one apparent attempt at voter intimidation in Connecticut Tuesday resulted in police being called in to investigate, according to Middletown election officials.
Republican Registrar of Voters Janice Gionfriddo says a man tried to put up...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 6:14 AM
The Printmakers Network of Southern New England will be exhibited at a new show at the Akus Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University, 83 Windham St. in Willimantic, in celebration of the organization’s 20th anniversary.
The show, “Score...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:30 AM
As part of its Contemporary Art Series, the Lily Pad brings in paintings by Connecticut artist Gary Jacobs, whose works (including "Jesus Falling," pictured), will hang there throughout the month. Jacobs' quasi-religious art, which over the years has been...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Last year, 3-year-old Athena Angeles of Willimantic was brought to Windham Hospital with a serious head injury. She was treated and released to her mother's care and died several hours later after being beaten by the mother's boyfriend, authorities said....
| Jan 24, 2010
The Willimantic River begins in Stafford Springs at the confluence of Middle River and Furnace Brook and flows south through northeastern Connecticut to the historic mill town of the waterway's namesake. One of the first public places where you can see...