| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:56 PM
The U.S. Department of Education on Tuesday invited districts nationwide to begin applying for the latest batch of high-profile federal school-reform grants.
Individual school districts will be able to seek about $120 million in “Race to the Top&...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 5:24 AM
Three new shows will open on Friday, July 26 at ArtSpace, 50 Orange St. in New Haven, with a reception from 5 to 8 p.m. kicking them all off.
All of the shows will run until mid-September.
“Cloud Form” features sculptures by Dana Filibert that...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:00 PM
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| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:33 PM
Catching up on some news from last week…. Rep. Linda Stewart, D-Orlando, has filed two bills (HB 325 and HB 327) that aim to improve school safety in the wake of the shooting massacre in Newtown, CT. The bills would funnel sales taxes on firearms...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 4:36 PM
State lawmakers continued to discuss school safety in a meeting this morning in Tallahassee, hearing from more school administrators — including some from Orange and Volusia counties. A common theme in the discussion at the Senate education...
| Apr 5, 2013
| 6:05 AM
An exhibit of work by the late Ficre Ghebreyesus, who was born in Eritrea and educated at Yale, is now at ArtSpace, 50 Orange St. in New Haven. It will be up until Wednesday, April 24.
“Polychromasia” is the first solo exhibition of...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:29 PM
Although a public workshop was held Tuesday to study a safety audit conducted earlier this year on La Cañada Unified School District campuses, no details of the study were announced, with officials citing security reasons.
The audit was conducted in...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:34 AM
Irish or not, there's plenty of opportunities for eating, day drinking and loving the color green!
Celtic Woman: Fri., Mar. 15, 7:30 p.m. The Oakdale Theatre, 95 S. Turnpike Rd., Wallingford, (203) 265-1501.
Green Bagels for St. Patrick’s...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:30 AM
The 2013 Greater New Haven St. Patrick's Day Parade is upon us once again. This year, it falls exactly a week before the holiday, on Sunday, March 10. Stepping off at 1:30 p.m. sharp, the crew of marchers makes its way from Chapel St. at Derby Ave.,...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:32 AM
George “Doc” Whitney, the retired veterinarian from Orange who was a familiar face at local road races with his homemade shirts, died Thursday in Brattleboro, Vt. at age 94.
Whitney, who was ranked third by Runners World among 90-...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:26 PM
It’s being held in New Jersey, but the David T. Jones Memorial Monkees Convention this weekend has Connecticut all over it.
This singular gathering, in honor of the short British Monkee who passed away last year, has been organized by Orange...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:55 AM
464 Boston Post Road, Orange, (203) 533-9616, prime16.com.
Prime 16 is a beloved downtown spot for fancy beers and those famous burgers. It may get loud, and it definitely gets crowded, but it's never clubby, and thus has served as a...