| Apr 24, 2013
| 3:29 PM
Connecticut coaches are undoubtedly taking a lesson from the suspension of Eastern Connecticut State University baseball coach Bill Holowaty: There's a big difference between tough and abusive.
Mr. Holowaty, who has coached at Eastern for 45 years,...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 6:32 PM
In a 1998 feature story that appeared in The Courant, Bill Holowaty said, "I have never done anything to hurt anybody. I'm a competitive SOB, but I'm not vicious."
Holowaty ought to examine those 16 words today, examine them deep in his soul and then do...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:25 AM
You're shopping for a new guitar, but you don't want to buy something off the rack at Guitar Center. Or there's a budding harpist in your house, but unloading $4,000 for a new instrument isn't an option.
Look no further than the state of Connecticut,...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 10:03 AM
On Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 7 p.m., Akus Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic will hold an opening reception for “Mother Goddess.”
The exhibit of 50 artworks examines “the process of transcendence from...
| Mar 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
I have ties to the University of Connecticut and the Connecticut State University System. I've lectured at both, have a cartoon collection at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center at UConn, have taught a class in editorial cartooning at Eastern Connecticut...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
1) DanceMasters Weekend Showcase Performance, Wesleyan University CFA Theater, 283 Washington Terr., Middletown, Sat., Mar. 9, 8 p.m. $8-$28.
2) The Connecticut Forum: A Meaningful Life, Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Mortensen Hall, 166...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Do you have a rewarding job at a great workplace that gets it?
If so, you might be employed at one of the 50 companies, organizations and agencies that were honored last September as one of the Courant/Fox CT Top Workplaces of 2012.
And if your...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 5:09 AM
The Akus Gallery at Eastern Connecticut State University in Willimantic opens “Virtue and Vice: The World of Lizbeth Anderson” on Thursday, Jan. 31, with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. The show runs until Thursday, Feb. 28.
Anderson, who works...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| 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 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...