| Jun 1, 2014
| 3:48 PM
GRISWOLD — To Jim Bardia, the path to a better wind turbine is the same as the one to a faster race car.
It is incremental improvements here and there that shave seconds from a lap time and cents from a kilowatt hour.
Bardia, a former race car...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 5:53 PM
Seventy years ago this morning, Bill Swanner crawled through hell.
It was still dark when the 19-year-old infantryman joined the more than 150,000 Allied soldiers making the secretive passage out of England for Normandy. Dawn was breaking when he...
| 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...
| 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-...
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
If we knew what the next big thing was, we'd all make a fortune, right? Maybe the next-best thing for investors is to seek out the innovators. These are the companies that dream up the new things -- or new ways to make them...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Kor Ecologic Inc. founder Jim Kor has been described as a shaggy introvert and hermit.
Yet this engineer is out to change the world with the Urbee, a unique hybrid vehicle that dares to be plastic, can zip across the country on 10 gallons of fuel and...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Something very good happened Wednesday when Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed an executive order providing for a comprehensive review of all state regulations and for greater transparency, public participation and analytical rigor in Connecticut's regulatory...
| 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....