| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The Windham-Campbell Prizes, a new literary award from Yale University, has announced its inaugural roster of winners. Among the nine recipients are three playwrights -- Naomi Wallace, Stephen Adly Guirgis and Tarell Alvin McCraney.
Each winner receives...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 1:40 PM
There's a right way and a wrong way to go about killing a gun-control bill.
DO: Follow the official procedures and observe the unofficial etiquette when you go to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to testify against a bill at a public hearing....
| Jan 18, 2013
| 4:09 PM
The University of Connecticut and the town of Mansfield need additional reliable long-term sources of water. That's a well-documented fact, and one borne out by years of review and planning.
But that's not because UConn isn't a good steward. On the...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Richard Straub, convicted of sexually assaulting 15 juvenile boys while serving as their state probation officer, died Jan. 4 in a Florida prison, correction officials said.
State police spent months investigating Straub, 76, who was ultimately...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM-HEBRON
COACH: Mark Logan
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Finished second at the State Open in 19:12, three seconds behind winner Brianna Lenehan of Norwich Free Academy. ... Was third in Class MM (20:06) and won the CCC...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:30 PM
South Windsor at Simsbury, Wednesday: Could be an early preview of how tight the CCC North figures to be.
Conard at Notre Dame-Fairfield, Thursday: First-year coach Greg Raymer opens his tenure with Chieftains.
Rocky Hill/Middletown/RHAM at...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 6:41 AM
We asked students and teachers at Windham Center School how they felt about kids going on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter. It really comes down to safety versus freedom, meaning the freedom for kids to be on social networking sites...
| 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....
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
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...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 3:28 PM
10 Male Athletes To Watch
David Campbell, Bloomfield, Sr., 55 meters: Ran 6.68 last year in the State Open.
Joe Crafa, Rocky Hill, Sr., 1,600/3,200 meters: Is running well after an up and down cross country season.
Jared Delane, Northwest Catholic,...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:33 PM
ConnectiCare Benefits Inc. submitted its proposed rates for individual and small-group health plans that will be sold starting in October on the state's public health exchange, Access Health CT, for coverage next year.
ConnectiCare is proposing a base...