| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:06 PM
On the day after the Newtown massacre, my two youngest daughters and I rode a horse-drawn carriage around the New Haven Green. We had seen it as we drove past the big Christmas tree and from their car seats in the back they had said, "Can we ride?"
| Dec 26, 2012
| 5:47 PM
Weeks before Christmas, Mary Sherlach had already transformed her Trumbull home into the picture of holiday cheer.
The red-and-green plaid tablecloth was in place. And there were candles and centerpieces on the tables and wreaths on the door and...
| Dec 25, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Professor Leslie Ricklin noticed it early on. Victoria Soto was different than the other teacher candidates in Ricklin's social-studies methods course at Eastern Connecticut State University.
It wasn't Vicki Leigh Soto's boundless energy or even the...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 12:51 PM
The names of more victims in Friday's shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School emerged Saturday, including a teacher who had just landed a permanent substitute position at the school.
Lauren Rousseau, 30, landed the subsitute job in November and was one...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 9:56 AM
Killed in Friday's horrific shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School were 20 children, ages 6 and 7, and six adults. The shooter's mother was also killed Friday. Stories of the adult heroes of this tragedy and tributes to the children who lost their...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:40 AM
The spreading of holiday cheer, musically:
The Civic Orchestra of New Haven, featuring the Waterbury Youth Chorus: Dec. 16, 3 p.m., $10-$15 suggested donation, Battell Chapel, 400 College St., New Haven, conh.org.
Jewish Unity Concert featuring 8th...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 10:15 AM
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, I was thinking how thankful we, the American people, should be that the right to bear bombs was not included in the Second Amendment.
If bombs were part of the Second Amendment, the National Rifle...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 9:40 AM
According to the Department of Motor Vehicles, there are only about 100 battery electric vehicles registered in Connecticut, and maybe 40 charging stations. It's a start.
The numbers are also likely to confuse many, because for the most part they're...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 8:25 AM
The East Hartford strip club Kahoots found a novel way to advertise. Owner Dan Quinn apparently took a 12-foot box van, installed a pole-dance stage in the rear and replaced the sides with plexiglass. Then he sent the vehicle into Hartford during lunch...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:34 AM
Get your Game Show game on! They’ve just announced highlights of the Second Annual 24-Hour Game Show Marathon, scheduled to from noon ‘til noon on May 18-19.
The national broadcast, which benefits the American Cancer Society, will be audio-...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:06 PM
There will always be an inherent conflict between a government that wants to guard its information, and journalists and citizens who want access to it.
Although there is a recognition that some information should be kept secret, a democracy needs its...