45 min ago
Wesleyan Wins $50K National Endowment for Arts Dance, Poetry Grants
Wesleyan University is among four local organizations that received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts to support its dance and poetry programs.
4 hrs ago
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Woman Named Foster Grandparent Of The Year By Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
From left to right: Edith G. Prague, commissioner of Connecticut's Dept. on Aging; Andy Fleischmann, president & CEO of Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters; and Lucille Ruggiero, Nutmeg's Foster Grandparent of the Year.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
City Man Fires Gun After Dispute at Shish Lounge in West Hartford
Three men, including one from Middletown, are facing charges after an alleged shooting took place in the parking lot across from Shish Lounge on Farmington Avenue in West Hartford on Sunday morning, police said.
Man Seriously Injured in Early Morning Car Crash on Ballfall Road
A 29-year-old city man is being treated for serious injuries after the BMW he was driving swerved off the road and hit a telephone pole on Ballfall Road overnight.
Social Travel App: Foodies, Pet Lovers, LGBTs Flock to Middletown
Our fair city attracts hipsters, "caffeinistas," lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community members, pet fanatics and intellectuals according to a new app that measures people's social media photos.
Madison Public Schools Closed Tuesday
Madison Public Schools are closed Tuesday due to the weather. Montessori School in Madison also is closed, along with the Temple Beth Tikvah Nursery School, The Country School, and Our Lady of Mercy, all in Madison.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Three-Year Contract OK'd by Pratt & Whitney Union Workers
The Pratt and Whitney machinists unions Sunday agreed to contract terms covering 2,800 employees at Pratt & Whitney in Middletown and East Hartford for the next three years.
Survey: Did Middletown Spend Federal Dollars to Your Satisfaction?
The City of Middletown and the Citizens' Advisory Committee are looking for public input on how well it spent $450,000 in federal funding to improve the lives of low- and moderate-income residents over the last year.
The Hartford Courant
Middletown Seeking Update Of Historic Property Inventory
The city will apply for a $20,000 grant from the state Office of Culture and Tourism to identify any historic properties that may qualify for a state inventory.
Man, 88, Arrested for Trespassing at Bank for Third Time in Three Months
A Middlefield man was arrested last week for the third time in three months after turning up at a Middletown bank demanding to see the president and be let into an exclusive customer club, according to police.
Haitian Paintings, River Sunsets Share Pop Up Space on Main Street
Vibrant artwork has popped up in the R.W. Camp building on Main Street where stunning photographs of the bend of the Connecticut River at Middletown and brilliantly colored Caribbean paintings share a display case.
Flu Clinic for Middletown, Durham, Middlefield Residents Dec. 12
The sixth in a series of seasonal flu clinics sponsored by Mass Dispensing Area 36 - Cromwell, Durham, Middlefield, and Middletown health departments - is Thursday, December 12 from noon to 7 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chamber, 245 Dekoven Drive, Middletown.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Snow, Freezing Rain Sleet Headed to Middletown for Messy AM Commute
The weather outside is turning frightful for Middletown and other parts of Connecticut, according to the National Weather Service , beginning Sunday night.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Onyx Introduces Connecticut's First Whiskey
The following is a press from Onyx Spirits Company: Connecticut liquor producer Onyx Spirits Company announced Monday that the first barrel-aged whiskey in Connecticut history was Friday Dec. 6, to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the repeal of prohibition.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Hartford Courant
Reader Submitted: Volunteers Needed For Tax Preparation Assistance
Volunteers are needed for the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program to help low- to moderate-income households prepare and file their taxes to ensure they get back the money they have earned.
Advocacy Groups: New Solutions Needed for Growing Hunger Problem in Connecticut
The solution to hunger in Connecticut is not just stocking the shelves of food pantries, experts said at a symposium called "Rich State, Empty Plates" Thursday in Middletown.
Connecticut woman Shandra Cherry arrested for allegedly passing forged check
LUDLOW - A 23-year-old Middletown,Conn., woman faces two felony charges after Ludlow police say she tried to cash a bogus $2,000 payroll check.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Transgender cop in Conn. files complaint
A transgender police officer in Connecticut has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging her supervisors created a hostile work environment because of her gender identity.