| Jan 18, 2015
| 11:41 AM
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Department of Transportation will gather public comment on proposed changes to bus routes, including the expansion of local and express bus service in the greater Hartford, new Britain and Bristol areas.
| Jan 16, 2015
| 4:30 AM
NEW BRITAIN - Most municipal services will be suspended on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday.
City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch will be closed Monday, and will reopen on a regular schedule...
| 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...
| Jan 11, 2015
Books on food, fantasy, President John F. Kennedy, a memoir and some new novels will be discussed by their authors at free events at R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Road, Madison. All require reservations: 203-245-3959 or www.rjjulia.com.
| Dec 4, 2014
| 2:05 PM
NEW BRITAIN — The National Iwo Jima Memorial Monument will be the scene of a ceremony Dec. 7 in memory of the Pearl Harbor attack and the approximately 2,400 lives that it took.
Organizers are inviting the public to hear Raymond Greene, a World War...
| 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 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...
| 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...