| May 21, 2014
| 11:50 AM
Is Microsoft actually beating its high-tech competitors? That could be the hidden message in the presentation by Cisco Systems Chairman and CEO John Chambers at a company conference this week.
Chambers, striding into the audience of current and...
| May 13, 2014
| 7:53 AM
Irene O Murgida, 96, long time resident of Sun Valley, California passed away Tuesday, May 6, 2014.
She was born in Lynn, Mass.on February 23, 1918 to parents Thomas and Antoinette Sideri. She was one of four daughters. She married the love of her life,...
| May 13, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In 2001, Generac Power Systems joined the wave of American companies shifting production to China. The move wiped out 400 jobs in southeast Wisconsin, but few could argue with management's logic: Chinese companies were offering to make a key component for...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:15 AM
Perseverance can indeed pay off. Just ask Garthen Leslie. For years, the 60-year-old Columbia resident has been trying to sell his invention ideas: a skateboard with an odometer and a speedometer, a sensory-equipped life vest for toddlers, and more. He...
| May 8, 2014
| 11:13 AM
Naomi Aarons Savasky died peacefully on April 15, 2014, surrounded by her family. She was 84 years old. Naomi was able to live at home for many years after her dementia diagnosis, with the support of her family, especially her son, Daniel, her husband...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Moving to Bridlewood in Vernon was a logical choice for Diane and Steve Augustus when they reached the not-quite-empty-nester stage of family life. After living for ten years in Ellington, three of their four children had grown up and left their five-...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 7:27 AM
These items were taken from police reports:
•A Garmin GPS device valued at $100, a pair of New Balance shoes valued at $100, an iPod valued at $150, a workout bag with clothes valued at $170 and a heart-rate monitor valued at...
| May 19, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Two minutes before NBC's May 12 upfront presentation was scheduled to start, Bob Greenblatt ducked into Jimmy Fallon's dressing room for a quick pre-show hello.
It was an instinctive move for Greenblatt. Producers like to keep a close eye on their...
| May 20, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Everyone wants to know how the Peacock will strut.
In the still-embryonic "upfront" market of 2014, most buyers and sellers have yet to move off of the sidelines. Part of the reason for that is that many advertisers have not registered ad budgets,...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:50 PM
Ellington has the appeal of a small agricultural town with the advantage of being within commuting distance of Hartford and Springfield. The town has amenities such as a Big Y and the YMCA, but still has plenty of rural elements, including the largest...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Ronald Reagan, Newt Gingrich and, most recently, Tea Party conservatives have attacked federal funding for the arts, but the National Endowment for the Arts has so far survived the broadsides.
Nevertheless, as arts advocates lobby lawmakers in Washington...