| 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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 8:29 PM
More than five decades ago, Arthur Rankin Jr., a producer-director working in stop-motion animation, had an idea to develop a family-oriented TV special around a popular Christmas song. He hoped a network would like it enough to run it two or three times....
| Mar 7, 2014
| 10:39 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Instagram has landed a major advertising deal for up to $100 million over the next year from Omnicom.
The deal comes just four months after the popular photo-and-video-sharing service rolled out the first sponsored posts from Michael...
| 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...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Jeffrey R. Immelt, chairman and chief executive of Fairfield-based General Electric Co., made $11.27 million in 2013, a steep decline from the $20.45 million he took home the prior year, a federal filing Thursday showed.
The drop in earnings for the...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:54 PM
“We’re looking forward to an exciting springtime at Chester Forest Estates,” says builder Alan Williams. “We’re offering three new energy-efficient home plans and always enjoy showing new buyers how they can customize.”...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 9:21 AM
The initial results of an economic study of eight of Columbia's village centers identified adding more restaurants as the best future use for the centers, some of which have seen a decline in recent years.
"Most of the village centers, from my point...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Going back to school to earn your MBA is often a means to achieving something greater: a job you'll enjoy, and hopefully one that will reap a decent salary, too.
That's why MBA hopefuls will be glad to hear that more than 75 percent...
| Apr 11, 2014
| 3:37 PM
Cable and entertainment giant Comcast Corp. likes to keep things on an even keel.
Comcast Chief Executive Brian L. Roberts received a compensation package valued at $31.4 million last year, up 8% from 2012, according to a company filing Friday with the...
| Mar 9, 2014
| 5:33 PM
RAMALLAH, West Bank -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry's plan to jump-start the Palestinian economy to boost his political efforts kicked off this weekend in the Czech Republic's capital, Prague.
A conference in Prague brought together some 100...