| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 10:45 AM
The 2012 grand list of taxable property shows an increase of 0.23 percent, or $13.56 million, over the 2011 list for a total of $5.89 billion.
The assessed value of personal property in town increased the most - $4.53 million, or 2.8 percent, for a...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:25 AM
You have to take Grammy and Pop-Pop somewhere. Or maybe you're still a gift or two short. Here are a few Christmas-esque ways to get you out of the house.
Holiday Exhibit and Sale, Blue Back Square, 59 Memorial Road, West Hartford, Through Dec. 23....
| Dec 3, 2012
| 1:00 PM
After a rough weekend, the Connecticut Whale return to the ice Wednesday night against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
The Whale was winless in three games over the weekend, losing to Providence, Syracuse and Springfield. Connecticut is 9-9-2-0, good for...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Ho ho ho, Merry Christmas, Happy Chanukah, Joyous Kwanzaa. (Now that that's out of the way, get out and do stuff, Grinchy.)
The Nutcracker: Military Edition: Carol Autorino Center for the Arts and Humanities, Saint Joseph College, West Hartford, (860)...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Connecticut is experiencing a Japanese renaissance. That's easy to see in greater Hartford, where a Hibachi restaurant just moved into Prospect Plaza, Umi in Blue Back Square has brought conveyor belt sushi to the region, and the line at Ichiban was...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Hartford Magazine's Pink Party, originally scheduled for tonight, has been postponed due to rain. The party will now be held tomorrow evening, Friday, October 5th, from 5:30-7:30pm in West Hartford's Blue Back Square. Some info about the event...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 8:30 AM
17th Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Fest
April 4-15, hjff.org.
Two documentaries are the highlights at the 17th Annual Mandell JCC Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which will be bringing 21 films related to Jewish culture and history to theaters...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The University of Connecticut was placed in an ideal spot for its original 19th-century purpose, an agricultural school. But as it evolved into a multi-faceted research university, the location became something of a challenge. There wasn't much decent...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 12:00 PM
To help celebrate World Vegetarian Day on Oct. 1, The Counter in West Hartford's Blue Back Square is giving out a free mini veggie burger to anyone who purchases a regular burger (that one can also be veggie). Topped with provolone, red pepper and Dijon...
| Oct 4, 2011
| 10:50 AM
In continuance of Pinkberry's campaign to take over the world, it is setting up a brand new location in the Blue Back Square of West Hartford. You can make a night of it with the nearby shops: have dinner at Umi Sushi, stop at Green Teahouse for after-...