| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Her Facebook page was, according to state prosecutors, "a shrine to alcohol, lewdness and debauchery," and they used photos posted there to help put Alia Altajir away for three years in the women's prison in Niantic.
Last week, Connecticut's State...
| 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-...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:50 AM
Students, get your asses back to your classes. The new school year is upon us, and with it comes a wide-range of student-focused activities. At WestConn, for example, they've got a weekly coffeehouse series on Thursday nights. And here's what the schedule...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 1:20 PM
It's been 50 years since Ringo joined the Beatles, and Charles F. Rosenay!!! (yes, the exclamation points are legally part of his name) of Liverpool Productions is throwing a 10-hour party with 10 Beatles tribute bands to celebrate. Featured acts...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 12:20 PM
Dayglow is the newest generation's version of a rave. There are DJs and whatnot, but there's more to it than that. The main draw at this party is the array of paint guns, which shoot gobs of non-toxic Day Glo paint all over the crowd. It's kind of like...
| May 3, 2012
| 2:31 PM
1) Brian's Guitars
Brian's Guitars is one of the few places in Connecticut to buy high-end musical gear, and in greater New Haven, readers have voted it the best. "I've been handpicking most of the stuff in my shop, and I get kind of deep into the...
| Oct 6, 2008
It's a brilliant September Sunday, and U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy is striding across driveways in Tariffville, trawling for votes one door at a time, like a guy running for small-town selectman.
Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut's 5th District, tells a...
| Oct 27, 2008
LaTisha Campbell perched on a couch inside the Gothic common room at Yale University, holding a cellphone to her ear and balancing her MacBook Pro on her lap.
An Obama campaign website filled the screen, listing the undecided voter in Florida who...
| Sep 2, 2009
In the rolling fields of Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury recently, customers swarmed the rows of blueberry bushes, heavy with fruit, filling buckets to the brim.
Waiting in a clearing for a ride back to the parking lot, Raymond Fecteau lugged...
| Dec 21, 2008
The decision last week by the Arena Football League to cancel the 2009 season brought to mind our tortuous history with the league.
The state was awarded an AFL expansion franchise in 1994 and settled on the name Connecticut Coyotes in October. In...
| Aug 15, 2005
After a flood in 1936 caused widespread devastation from Maine to Maryland, federal officials drafted a plan to prevent a similar disaster. But the effort languished - until the flood of '55 came along.
The devastating deluge that claimed 87 lives and...