| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:50 AM
If your holiday plans take you out of the kitchen, these local restaurants are serving Christmas Eve and Christmas Day dinners:
Cavey's, 45 East Center St., Manchester, hosts a Christmas Eve celebration with a traditional “Feast of the Seven...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
When you see Christmas candy appearing at the supermarkets before Halloween has even happened, there's no surprise that Christmas-themed theater shows are already being performed weeks before Thanksgiving.
A Christmas Story — The Musical tours...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:48 AM
Because I don’t have a seat on our town’s Board of Education and I’ve never spent hours trying to decipher school budgets I feel kind of funny asking this, but …
Why is our school calendar such a mess?
This summer will be the...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 5:34 PM
In addition to snow days, homework-free evenings, Sour Patch Kids, maple syrup and bacon, my little dude loves Christmas. I know, loving Christmas is not unique for a kid. But he takes the holiday to a different level, having consistently written...
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:21 AM
Like always, Christmas seemed to bombard us this year. As soon as Halloween passed, yup, there they were in the foyer of Home Depot. Sparkly, shining, blinking decorations. Just as the turkey was digested, the carols came on the radio and the stockings...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 7:39 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Thanksgiving has a special meaning in our family. Forget "Over the river and through the woods…" My wife was born on Thanksgiving Day, which means the holiday takes on added significance for us. As a result, we generally...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree.
None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room.
| Dec 15, 2011
You don't have to travel to the North Pole to visit Santa's Village this holiday season, you can have the same experience right in Torrington.
Carl Bozenski's Christmas Village has been lighting up Connecticut for 64 years. The employees of Torrington's...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 11:17 AM
Two people. Two families. So, figuring out where to spend the holidays can get quite complicated for couples. The key is to get started early on your planning, know that you will have to compromise, and try to think of strategies that won’t leave...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 8:00 AM
The leaves were changing color as autumn was breezing through the northeast. Children and parents were readying for Halloween. These plans, however, were changed by the October nor’easter on October 29, 2011, when this monumental storm took many...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 4:34 AM
* China trade data weak
* Boeing finds cracks in wings of Dreamliners in production
* Futures down: Dow 21 pts, S&P 2.5 pts, Nasdaq 0.75 pts
By Chuck Mikolajczak
NEW YORK, March 10 (Reuters) - U.S. stock index futures
edged lower on Monday, on the...