| Jan 7, 2015
| 11:51 AM
MANCHESTER — Focusing on what town leaders have called the unfair burden of state facilities in town, a task force has agreed on some key issues to be addressed.
Appointed by Mayor Jay Moran, the group was formed after the board of directors...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 7:12 PM
MILFORD — Before a Superior Court judge sentenced William Dong to two years in prison Friday, the former University of New Haven student had a chance to explain why he brought rounds of ammunition and firearms — including an illegal Bushmaster...
| Dec 22, 2014
| 9:38 AM
Cronin and Company, LLC, an advertising agency in Glastonbury, has hired three new employees. The company is the largest full-service independent marketing communications agency in Connecticut, as well as the state's "Top Shop" as declared by Adweek...
| Dec 27, 2014
BLOOMFIELD — Thom Hooper, Bloomfield's town planner for more than a quarter century, is retiring. His last day on the job is Dec. 31.
Hooper, who marked his 26th year on the job in October, is the first full-time town planner ever hired in...
| Dec 25, 2014
| 4:25 AM
A 1948 chamber of commerce booklet with a plain brown cover and a simple title, "New Britain, An Industrial City," paints a remarkable story.
In that postwar year, even after some shaking out, there were still nine great hardware companies operating...
| Dec 28, 2014
| 4:04 PM
HARTFORD – This was UConn’s last “tune-up.” Central is the last mid-major on the Huskies schedule; the remaining 20 games are in the American Conference, plus true road games at Florida and Stanford.
UConn played five games of...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 3:19 AM
MANCHESTER — To Graysha Chinea and just about every other Manchester High School student past and present, it's just another stairwell — brick walls, grey paint, exposed pipes — functional and insignificant.
But this small corner of...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Does Manchester have more than its fair share of group homes?
That's the contention of some town officials — and it looks as though the numbers justify their concern.
Manchester has 65 group homes and other "placement facilities," according to a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 12:35 PM
It may be time for Central Connecticut State University to do something about Ravi Shankar, the poetry professor who has been in and out of the news — and of jail — during the past three years.
In 2011, Mr. Shankar was convicted for a...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 2:54 PM
CHESTER - A Central Connecticut State University professor with an extensive criminal history, including convictions for driving under the influence and operating under suspension, was arrested again over the weekend after a one-car accident, according to...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Hank Phillippi Ryan knows news, and she knows crime. As a longtime investigative reporter for Channel 7 news, the NBC affiliate in Boston, she has won 32 EMMYs, 12 Edward R. Murrow awards and many other honors.
Ryan also is an author of award-winning...