| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 20, 2011
Five years ago Windham had a blue-ribbon school.
The small, blue-collar community in eastern Connecticut, which includes the city of Willimantic, had a nationally recognized urban elementary school and Windham schools were considered to be among the best...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Indian-British novelist Salman Rushdie (pictured) will appear at Eastern Connecticut State University to kick off the college's Annual Arts and Lecture Series. He has led an illustrious, nearly forty-year-long career in literature, which recently hit a...
| Dec 2, 2010
| 6:54 PM
A school teacher from a Willimantic magnet school was given 13 years in prison after being caught having sex with a 15-year-old student.
Adam Friedman, 46, of Newington, received his sentence Thursday after pleading guilty to second-degree sexual...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time.
Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861.
He became the first...
| Dec 13, 2009
The holidays can mean festivities and family gatherings. But for families already dealing with domestic violence, the holidays and periods of economic stress may trigger abuse, said Kristi Salters-Pedneault.
The clinical psychologist and assistant...