| May 5, 2014
| 10:06 AM
The last thing Vin Keola wants is for his food to be too complex. So when he set out to open his first full-service restaurant, he decided to stick with a straightforward formula.
"My idea for this place was basically 'fun'," he said of his new...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Occupation: Mayor of Danbury
Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 8:58 AM
Weeks after the city announced it would build a $60 million stadium to lure the New Britain Rock Cats to Hartford, a flurry of questions remains about how it will fund the endeavor.
Hartford officials have said they plan to construct a 220,000-square-...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:09 PM
When the end officially arrived for Jonathan Pelto's hopes of petitioning his way onto the November election ballot as a third-party candidate for governor, the only question was how far short he had fallen of the legal requirement for the signatures of...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 3:59 AM
A handful of people were already gathered around the stone fountain in Glastonbury center when a family of four parked on Main Street and walked to a table in the summer sunset to enjoy their burgers and fries.
Nearby, a husband and wife from East...
| Aug 20, 2014
BLOOMFIELD — Town officials last month applauded a proposed apartment complex with over 400 units near the center of town.
The proposal, put forth by a West Hartford developer and approved unanimously by the town planning and zoning commission,...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:00 PM
HARTFORD — Joe Visconti has muscled his way onto the November ballot, securing at least 7,500 signatures in his grassroots quest for the state's highest office.
But the tea party Republican, critic of the Common Core and defender of gun owners'...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
MIDDLETOWN — A redeveloped Metro Square could support 400 new units of upscale housing and 60,000 square feet of retail space, according to a market study submitted to the city by a developer.
A complete overhaul of the site, which includes the...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 4:06 PM
Fairfield County has been Connecticut's jobs engine for the past year, with a growth rate of 2.3 percent, nearly four times faster than the statewide pace.
Connecticut employers added 2,400 jobs in July — the sixth consecutive month of job growth...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:12 PM
Thirty years of diligent efforts to ignite development north of I-84 in Hartford has led to one inescapable conclusion. There was never a sufficient spark for developers — or residents — to take the leap of faith necessary to grow a new,...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 10:29 AM
WEST HARTFORD — Hate waiting in line at the new digital parking meters while your fellow drivers feed the machines?
There's an app for that.
Starting Thursday, on-street parking at any one of the 500 metered spaces in West Hartford Center and...