| May 8, 2014
| 4:08 AM
Several area attractions featuring animals are offering Mother's Day deals!
Connecticut's Beardsley Zoo in Bridgeport is inviting moms in for free this Sunday! The zoo features more than 300 animals and kids under 3 get in free all the time!
| Apr 30, 2014
| 2:52 AM
A dentist and dad, Dr. Abbas Mohammadi, is making it fun for the city's kids to learn how to care for their teeth.
Every Saturday at 11:30am at Columbia Dental's Professor Tooth Cultural Center, 242 Trumbull Street in Hartford, parents can bring their...
| May 8, 2015
| 7:03 AM
In honor of Mother's Day, we asked a few authors about what books resonate with them as mothers. Here's what they said.
Eula Biss is the author of three books: “On Immunity: An Inoculation,” “Notes from No Man's Land:...
| May 10, 2015
| 5:00 AM
I may have to turn in my membership to "the motherhood," but I must admit Mother’s Day is not for me.
This will be my fourth one as a mom. But even four years and two kids into motherhood, Mother’s Day still doesn’t feel like "my day."...
| Oct 3, 2014
The opening paragraph of "The Glass Cage," Nicholas Carr's cautionary tale of unchecked technology, puts readers in an airplane on final approach as the Federal Aviation Administration issues a 2013 safety alert. Flight automation, declares the untitled...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 9:06 AM
A one-year experiment of holding the draft the first full weekend in May is on hold, but the 2015 NFL draft is indeed on the move.
According to ESPN, the 2015 draft will be held April 30-May 2, with the first round in primetime. Moving the draft up...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Allen Ward Sr., a longtime machine shop owner and member of the Rotary Club of Manchester, died Sept. 23. He was 99.
Ward, who was born in Andover, Mass., came to Connecticut in 1935 when he had the opportunity to work on airplanes at Chance Vought...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 8:44 PM
When it came to raising money for their high-rise home, more than a dozen women at Episcopal House in Allentown rallied around an idea.
They agreed to be calendar girls.
Not the racy sort of calendar girls — these are dignified women of a...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:40 AM
An internal review found no evidence Ken Lewis, the prosecutor whose Facebook post addressed to "crack hoes" went viral this summer, behaved in a biased manner while handling cases in recent years, records show.
Linda Drane Burdick, chief assistant state...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Oct. 23 at 6 p.m.
The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department
This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:18 PM
Joseph McNamara, the former San Jose police chief whose outspoken criticism of the war on drugs, the gun lobby and Daryl Gates gave him a national profile as a progressive leader in law enforcement, died Friday at his home in Carmel. He was 79.