| 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 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...
| Jul 7, 2011
| 4:22 PM
As hundreds of thousands descend on Florida for the final liftoff of Space Shuttle Atlantis, 13-year-old Justice Dawkins will likely view the launch from the TV in his North End home, content with his bit role in the annals of American spaceflight....
| 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...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 6:58 AM
A dispute that has held up Boeing Co's first delivery of a stretched model of its 747 jumbo jet could be resolved when the chief executive of Qatar Airways visits Boeing's turf on Friday.
The delivery, scheduled to take place 10 days ago, had to be...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 4:48 AM
Boeing Co started a year later than its European rival Airbus in a race to overhaul the $2 trillion narrowbody aircraft market, and is fighting hard to restore balance to their tense duopoly.
With Boeing's announcement this week that it has a launch...
| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 9, 2009
| 9:33 PM
For Wall Streetâs bulls, bigger now is a better idea. Shares of the largest, best-known U.S. companies are spearheading the marketâs latest advance -- a switch from the first seven months of the rally, when small-company stocks mostly led the......
| Oct 2, 2008
| 4:24 PM
by Frank James What do rum, motorsport race tracks and wooden arrows used by kids all have in common? The financial markets bailout bill, that's what. Taxpayers for Common Sense has compiled a handy list of what it called the......