| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
It doesn't take much prodding for John W. Olsen to launch into a diatribe when the subject of worker pay and Connecticut's labor movement comes up, and Wednesday was no exception.
Olsen delivered his final speech after 25 years as president of the state...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:33 PM
New federally recognized Indian tribes in Connecticut — and the gambling casinos that can accompany them — may once again be on the horizon.
For descendants of the state's Native American tribal groups, the fight for coveted federal...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Mohegan Sun, facing the prospect of a planned retail mall at neighboring Foxwoods Resort Casino and new gaming options elsewhere in the Northeast, announced plans Tuesday for a $50 million retail complex with a 14-screen movie theater, a bowling alley,...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:45 AM
Father's Day Trolley Special: June 16, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dad rides free with paid family member. The Shoreline Trolley Museum, 17 River St., East Haven, (203) 467-6927, shorelinetrolley.org. Adults $10; seniors $8; kids $6.
Father's Day Cruise:...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 4:07 PM
Connecticut was finally swept into the Northeast's whirlwind of gambling expansion with the introduction of keno to its lottery portfolio to produce revenue for the next budget. It's tapping a market that has proved very profitable for Massachusetts but...
| May 20, 2013
| 8:31 AM
The World Series of Poker Circuit Series hits the Palm Beach Kennel Club on Feb. 6-17 next year.
The WSOP announced the dates Wednesday. The 10th season of the WSOP Circuit has a record 22 stops with buy-ins ranging from $365 to $1675.
| Mar 25, 2012
| 6:21 PM
Melissa Cann has four kids to tuck into bed at night. But by day, the Norwich resident is busy trying to make certain that her late sister — believed to be the victim of a Long Island serial killer — rests in peace.
Cann's sister, Maureen...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Connecticut's two tribal casinos are under siege, and Connecticut taxpayers are going to be suffering some heavy collateral damage.
Heavy as in a potential loss to the state treasury of $137 million a year.
"That's a big hit," says state Rep. Stephen...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Some old school Bruins are coming to Foxwoods Resort Casino Saturday night.Rick Middleton and Terry O'Reilly will be appearing at VICTORY: An Exhibition Celebrating Boston Sports at the Great Cedar Exhibition Hall in the Great Cedar Hotel Lobby.They...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Whatever your poison, go consume it at one of these events:
Halloween at the Vineyard: Oct. 31, 5:30-10 p.m., Paradise Hills Vineyard, 15 Wind Swept Hill Rd., Wallingford, (203) 284-0123, paradisehillsvineyard.com. $25-$30.
Yale Symphony Orchestra...
| May 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...