| Aug 7, 2014
| 12:47 PM
WETHERSFIELD -- The planning and zoning commission this week unanimously approved plans for nine new bus shelters, most of them to replace existing shelters.
The new shelters come after more than a decade of discussions with CTTransit on what to do...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:30 AM
Reports: Factory orders and inventories for June, non-manufacturing ISM for July, Markit PMI-Services for July, ICSC-Goldman Sachs and Redbook retail chain sales for period ending Aug. 2
Local earnings: Akorn Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Co., Great Lakes...
| Jul 28, 2014
There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures — yes, cures — almost everyone who takes it. Unlike previous, far less effective treatments, patients suffer few if any side effects. The entire regimen takes only 12 weeks, much...
| Jul 29, 2014
ADT Chief Executive Naren Gursahaney was appointed to the board of directors of NextEra Energy, the parent of Florida Power & Light Co. said Friday.
Gursahaney has been president and CEO of The ADT Corp., a provider of electronic security...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Lee Hall Depot renovationcontinues amid need for money
While the historic Lee Hall Depot's exterior renovations have been completed, fundraising has been slow for the final phase of the project, which includes adding a museum and amenities to the...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 5:19 PM
My daughter's school wants every first-grader to show up with 20 glue sticks.
That's about two glue sticks per child for every month of the school year.
Did I miss the part of the STEM curriculum that requires 6-year-olds to glue an actual rocket...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:26 PM
A car crashed into the wall of the CVS Pharmacy in Hanover Township, Northampton County, on Monday afternoon, knocking a shelf into workers inside, police said.
Two cashiers were injured, Colonial Regional police said.
Kristen Tyrrell, 33, of...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:09 PM
A long time ago Dennis Myers learned a valuable lesson while working for Jack Welch at General Electric: You can't drive forward while looking in the rearview mirror.
Unfortunately, Myers, 75, could never apply that lesson while he was volunteering...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 2:54 PM
Even though the bar code turned 40 last month, smartphone apps around the world are still trying to figure it out.
The ubiquitous block of black lines underscored by numerical coding, now supplemented by radio-frequency tags and the QR code, runs the...
| Jun 18, 2014
Mourners placed two bottles of Kendall Floyd's favorite tequila on the ground, tied red and white balloons to a chain-link fence and scribbled rest-in-peace messages on posters set up in his honor.
A night earlier, on May 17, the 20-year-old had been...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 12:50 PM
The following items were taken from Geneva police reports.
A 19-year-old Wheaton man was charged with aggravated assault and use of a deadly weapon after he pulled a black folding pocket knife while at 7-Eleven, 621 W. State St., on June 10.