| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:39 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…" My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree.
None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room.
| Dec 15, 2011
You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington.
Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 8:31 AM
Bob Morande, CEO of Morande Automotive Group and Thomas A. Miele, Parts and Service Director of Morande Ford are shown presenting $50 TD Bank Visa debit cards to Joyce Smoluk.
Smoluk is the holiday coordinator for the town of Berlin’s department of...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:22 AM
The 11-day year-end holiday period this season -Dec. 23, to Jan. 2 - is the longest travel holiday season of the year, according to AAA. That means it's also one of the busiest times for America's roadways.
Some 83.6 million people will travel over 50...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:09 AM
Acura of Avon once again successfully "Stuffed the SUV" this holiday season. The event was a fundraiser to collect toys for the Canton Holiday Adopt-a-Family program.
"It was a much merrier holiday for some local children due in large part to toy...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Pros: “The weather!” says Christina Friedrichsen, author of “Intimate Weddings: Planning a Small Wedding that Fits Your Budget and Style” (North Light Books, 2004). “If you’ve got your heart set on an outdoor...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:41 AM
During the holiday season, an organization called Angel Tree is dedicated to delivering presents to the 1.7 million children nationwide are unable to experience the typical family holiday due to incarcerated family members and to help them...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season.
Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 7:00 AM
This Sunday is Father’s Day. For a lot of dads, that might mean one thing -- meat. And when it comes to meat, what's more satisfying than a juicy steak? Take a stab at one of these eateries to satisfy your father’s beefy cravings: