| Sep 23, 2011
| 4:06 PM
Shirlene Gaines Heston, age 84, passed peacefully on September 9, 2011. She is remembered with much love by her family and friends. A resident of Orange County since 1959, Shirlene resided in her final years at Vintage Newport, in Newport Beach, and her...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:43 AM
Once upon a time, he was one of this state’s most liberal firebrands: a devotee of Ralph Nader, a founder of the Connecticut Citizen Action Group, a post-Watergate Democratic congressman proud of his efforts to help stop funding for the Vietnam War....
| Oct 28, 2011
| 9:57 AM
House Speaker John Boehner is a master of euphemisms. Since taking back the House, he and his party have spurned every chance to pass a jobs bill but have somehow equated taxes with unemployment by insisting, at every opportunity, that the rich are "job...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:15 PM
A somber President Obama told a shattered community that the nation has let its children down.
"We're not doing enough,'' Obama said during an interfaith service at Newtown High School on Sunday night. "And we will have to change. Since I've been...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 2:27 PM
When Sam Colt put a blue onion dome on his factory in the mid-19th century, it was to make an impression on travelers passing on the Connecticut River. The factory is about to make a good impression again, this time on passengers by car.
| Jun 25, 2012
| 1:58 PM
There’s a real good reason for state House Speaker Chris Donovan to be worried about his chances of winning in Connecticut’s 5th Congressional District race, and it has nothing to do with the FBI investigation into campaign fundraising....
| Aug 1, 2009
When U.S. Sen. Christopher J. Dodd was diagnosed with early-stage prostate cancer after his annual physical in June, he kept the news largely private.
It was a busy few weeks - Dodd was working on a bill to overhaul the health care system, shepherding...
| Apr 7, 2009
A radically updated Pentagon spending plan announced Monday would cut off new orders of the F-22 Raptor fighter jet this year, jeopardizing thousands of Connecticut jobs that depend on the program.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates called for an end of...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 7:35 AM
Natural beauty sells and homebuilders know how to enhance Mother Nature and maximize those "wow" views. The result is scenic trails that connect homeowners with nature and recreation.
While golf course communities used to be the green standard, the...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 1:38 PM
Courant sports columnist Jeff Jacobs caught up with Ken Krayeske, the Green Party Congressional candidate and thorn in Jim Calhoun's side.
Here's an excerpt from Jacobs' Saturday column:
Ken Krayeske didn't spend a dime on his provocative internet...
| Jun 29, 2010
The widow hushed the packed chamber and veteran safety officials jolted it as a congressional subcommittee investigating the deadly natural gas explosion at the Kleen Energy power plant Feb. 7 heard testimony Monday at city hall.
"I find it bizarre...