| Jul 7, 2013
| 9:00 PM
EAST HARTFORD — For decades, aerospace manufacturers like Pratt & Whitney have fabricated engine parts by tooling, lathing, milling and forging.
Now, they're printing.
Unlike that laser printer in your office, there is no toner, no paper and...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 3:21 PM
Every now and then, Palmer Byrd will stumble upon a Women's Professional Billiard Association event on ESPN.
Byrd, of Glastonbury, will linger on a WPBA tournament and marvel at the level of play. As someone who began playing the game as a teenager and...
| Jun 5, 2011
Edward Cumming, outgoing music director of the Hartford Symphony Orchestra, is sticking around town.
Cumming is the new associate professor of conducting and director of orchestral activities at The Hartt School at the University of Hartford. During...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 8:01 PM
Charles H. Kaman, the brilliant helicopter pioneer who founded the company that bears his name at age 26 and later launched the Fidelco Guide Dog Foundation and developed Ovation guitars, died Monday.
Kaman, a longtime resident of Farmington, died...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 5:30 PM
From less than $1 million to $25 million or more, the amount of money it takes to get your name on a building at one of Connecticut's institutions varies greatly.
Linda McMahon, the former wrestling executive now running for U.S. Senate, gave Sacred...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 8:06 AM
The website Matador Life has a very intriguing new article that questions whether it’s still a good idea for high schoolers to seek out a college degree. They bring up some good points. For example:
1) In this technological world, you can learn a...
| Jun 30, 2011
People in the theater are often the first to feel it when the economy goes south. If it's a choice between pricey tickets to The Book of Mormon or paying the mortgage, most of us choose the latter. But, we have the financial meltdown of 2008 to thank...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 2:22 PM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - With as much as $1.5 trillion in federal funds hanging in the balance, the mammoth healthcare and defense industries are scrambling to lobby a special congressional committee tasked with slashing the deficit -- but in markedly...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Spice the mouse was spinning happily on his exercise wheel, untroubled by the move that the Meyer family was making to escape the cold and dark.
But unlike most families, Melissa and Carl Meyer, their three kids aged 7, 5 and 3, two mice, two cats and...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Last year, Gov. Dannel Malloy spent more than two months traveling outside Connecticut and he's clearly not lost the travel bug. Now he's heading for China.
His target is the World Economic Forum Summit in Tianjin, China, which will run from Sept. 8-16....
| Aug 19, 2012
What happens to a theater when it loses its founding director — especially when that person is such a singular and high-profile force for decades in the community?
Hartford's TheaterWorks faced a series of quick and dramatic hurdles following the...