| 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 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...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:15 AM
with the Wood Brothers. Ives Concert Park, Western Connecticut State University's Westside Campus, 43 Lake Avenue Ext., Danbury. (866) 558-4253. 6 p.m. $20-$35.
Jam band music isn't always truly improvisational. Chuck Garvey plays guitar...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:47 PM
A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State.
Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
| 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 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...
| May 30, 2011
| 12:08 AM
Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest.
Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem.
About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 9:24 AM
Paul Pasqualoni, who graduated from Cheshire High School and coached at Western Connecticut State University, is coming home. He will be named UConn football coach Friday at a 12:30 p.m. press conference in Storrs.
Pasqualoni, 61, will replace Randy...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 10:02 AM
His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet will visit and present talks on the campus of Western Connecticut State University on Oct. 18 and 19, according to a school press release.
The visit was arranged in cooperation with Do Ngak Kunphen Ling, the...