| Oct 9, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare.
In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 5:04 AM
Western Connecticut State University art Prof. Plonia Nixon of New Fairfield, who has taught there for 32 years, will get her own exhibit at the campus’ Higgins Gallery, 181 White St. in Danbury, from Thursday, Oct. 10, when it will open with a...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:15 AM
Legalization of marijuana is already a reality for Colorado and Washington state. Connecticut probably won't be next, but it won't be last either — it's already decriminalized and approved for medical use here. On Wednesday, there's a debate at...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:05 AM
Tony Bennett is one of the great voices of all time. He got his big break in 1949 when Bob Hope caught his act, and he's been singing all over the world ever since. He's a living legend if ever there was one. The Specials (pictured) broke open the...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Rosemary Bove, the $101,000-a-year state official who manages Connecticut's five "Welcome Centers" on interstate highways, didn't have to look very far for at least a couple of the young people who were hired in May to work in 13 highly-coveted summer...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 3:17 PM
It's not exactly shocking that sons and daughters of state employees land on the government payroll as seasonal employees. That nexus between parentage and patronage is eternal.
But is it fair?
There are at least three such relatives out of 17...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Brandi Carlile is crazy talented. Her songs are catchy and melodic. Her voice is pitch perfect and breaks up in a satisfying dirty way on command. She's got great taste, and she's a woman that radiates strength and confidence. And her guitar and bass...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 6:35 AM
NPR fans rejoice. Garrison Keillor is bringing his "Prairie Home Companion" to Danbury so that you can hear him tell his tales from Lake Wobegon live, hear some good folk music and chuckle at the fake advertisements. He's been doing the show on and off...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Fuzz and Carrie Sangiovanni began Caravan of Thieves in 2008 as a duo project, but it soon became all-absorbing, requiring a full band to see the vision through. Sunday night, they bring their well-developed, honed-on-the-road, theatrical gypsy swing show...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 8:05 AM
If you're going to get someone to come talk about the state of the world's oceans and the environment at your university, it may as well be Jacques Cousteau's grandson. Fabien Cousteau will hold a lecture called One Ocean, One People at WestConn's Ives...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It's about sharing the experience.
That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...