Warrant: Students Say They Purchased ‘Molly’ From Wesleyan Student

MIDDLETOWN — Witnesses told police that Andrew Olson, a Wesleyan student who was arraigned Tuesday on charges of selling a hallucinogen was involved in the distribution of the drug MDMA on campus, according to documents released after Olson appeared in court. Olson, 20, of Atascadero, Calif., is charged with two counts of selling a hallucinogen, […]

Victims In Fatal Middletown Fire Indentified

MIDDLETOWN — Police have identified the two women who were killed in a fire on Barbara Road Saturday night. The victims are Kim Crowley, 44 of East Hampton and Cheryl Micale 36, of Middletown, according to Middletown Fire Chief Robert Kronenberger. A male victim, who wasn’t killed, was not identified because of a pending investigation, […]

Manchester Nonprofits Plan Parkade Motorcycle Show

MANCHESTER — To offset state funding cuts, two nonprofit agencies that serve disabled people are planning a motorcycle show on the town-owned side of the Manchester Parkade. The redevelopment agency on Thursday approved the fundraising proposal from New Seasons Inc. and Journey Found Inc., which are both based in Manchester. The show is set for […]

Jurors in Jodi Arias case: We were 11-1 for death penalty

It took just one juror to spare the life of convicted murderer Jodi Arias on Thursday — and the woman had to survive an attempt by her colleagues to boot her from the jury before she could do it. In the end, the jury voted 11-1 in favor of death — not enough to send […]

Harrison Ford injured in plane crash

Harrison Ford crash-landed his small vintage airplane at a Los Angeles golf course Thursday, shortly after taking off from a nearby airport and reporting engine problems. People on the ground rushed to his aid, and he was taken by ambulance to a hospital with moderate injuries. The single-engine plane went down at about 2:30 p.m. […]

Philadelphia officer shot in head, killed

Philadelphia officials say an officer has been killed in the line of duty after he was shot in the head while trying to stop a robbery at a video game store. Mayor Michael Nutter says Officer Robert Wilson III died Thursday. Nutter says Wilson was an eight-year veteran. Police say two suspects are in custody; […]

Slippery Roads Cause Crashes In New Britain, Berlin

NEW BRITAIN — Slippery conditions have caused crashes on two highways in New Britain and on local roads in Berlin. One collision closed the ramp at exit 9 of Route 72 east, a police dispatcher said Thursday morning. The other accident was at exit 28 of Route 9 south, she said. None of the injuries […]

A New Country: A Kid’s Program on Immigration

For ages 7+, choose-your-own adventure style program on immigration. Each participant will take on the identity of an immigrant to the United States and go through a series of tasks, including traveling to America, going through Ellis Island, and navigating life in your new home. Registration is required. Payment is required at time of registration. […]

Matinee Movies: Film Studies 101: Cinema by the Numbers

A series of six daytime films, modeled after a college Introduction to Film Studies course, with each screening followed by an engagin dialogue. Learn how to view a variety of classic and contemporary films with a critical eye, and engage with the screen on a deeper level. March 4: 42nd Street March 18: Utamaro His […]

The Color of Nature Art Exhibition

The exhibit features works by Heide Follin, a Norwalk-based fine artist who has won many awards. She draws from her experience and sensibility gleaned in her professional advertising design career. COLOR influenced by emotion, not bound by the expected. NATURE invites vibrant expression in a variety of techniques. With vibrant color as her passion and […]

Marketing Can’t Put A Fresh Tiara On Hillary

Hillary Clinton has enlisted a Coca-Cola marketing whiz to help brand her expected presidential campaign. This is quintessential Clinton. The most politically savvy couple in America has a penchant for seeking out the latest shiny toy, a magic bullet to make everything work. By many accounts, the Coca-Cola executive, Wendy Clark, is able. She has […]

Attacking Homelessness, Person By Person

The air is so cold it hurts, and here is Doris Sugarman, out in it. The executive director of The Connecticut Forum is bundled up, as is her colleague, Ryan Beach, but the temperature is a single digit and that’s not counting wind chill. They’re here to learn, and their teacher is Dave Duverger of […]

Saving Seaside No Walk In The Park

Seemingly out of nowhere, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy last fall ended an off-and-on, long-running, state-bungled process to develop the former Seaside Sanatorium property in Waterford and announced it would become a state park. Republicans immediately accused the governor of a pre-election political ploy. The private developer who had been trying to build housing on the […]

Sen. John McCain About R.J. Julia Book Talks

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Juliska Warehouse Sale, Design Source Holding Spring Sales

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