| Sep 4, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Three playwrights -- including one Yale School of Drama grad -- will receive one of the most lucrative prizes in their field Tuesday at Yale when they receive the inaugural Donald Windham — Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prizes, which include $150,000...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Two East Haven cops are right now on trial for alleged racial profiling and police brutality. The timing probably couldn't be better.
Connecticut is this week rolling out a new reporting system designed to keep track of who police are stopping for...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Whenever playwrights get about a half million dollars to help their careers I think it’s a good day.
And it was a great day this week at Yale’s Sprague Hall in New Haven when three playwrights -- among nine writers in all -- were the...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 8:26 AM
So how are the new Windham-Campbell Prizes chosen?
The new literary prizes will give out annually noine awards -- that include $150,000 in unrestructs funds -- to each writer, three fiction writers, three non-fiction writers and threee playwrights....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:17 PM
When theater connoisseurs gather to discuss the greatest plays or playwrights of all time, chances are that Arthur Miller and "Death of a Salesman" will be found at or near the top of most lists.
South Coast Repertory has produced this American...
| Sep 12, 2013
There are many ways to measure the quality of a workplace: wages and benefits, employee turnover, physical amenities like gyms, policies such as flex time and free lunch, and profit-sharing all come to mind.
As the chronicler of life in Connecticut,...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 4:11 PM
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. — As Donald Davis sauntered down Main Street wearing a khaki suit and a bow tie decorated with pumpkins and orange foliage, he elicited little gasps from the people he passed, a vigorous handshake or two, the occasional star-...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 11:28 AM
Stephen King was born and brought up in Maine; but for winters in Florida, he still calls the state home. The remote, chilly state with its notoriously taciturn population has been the setting for many of his books, including "Carrie," "Cujo," "Pet...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 9:52 AM
One of the literary world's favorite fiction prizes, the PEN/Faulkner award, announced its 2013 finalists Wednesday. In its 33rd year, the contenders come from publishers large and small.
The finalists are Amelia Gray for "Threats," published by Farrar,...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Claremont Graduate University announced Monday that the winner of its 2013 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award is Marianne Boruch. Boruch will be awarded $100,000 for her collection "The Book of Hours," published by Copper Canyon Press.
The prize, one of the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Finally, Connecticut's airports are under new management.
After two years of preparation, the Connecticut Airport Authority has taken over operation and management of Bradley International Airport and the state's five other general aviation airports...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 12:02 PM
Authorities are awaiting toxicology results on "Sons of Anarchy" actor Johnny Lewis as they continue to investigate allegations that he killed his landlady last week before falling to his death. It will likely take several more weeks before the Los......