| Nov 16, 2012
| 3:51 PM
For nearly two decades, Northeast Utilities has been an unusually strong and imaginative force in economic development in Connecticut and western Massachusetts.
The company's economic development and community relations department had a small core of...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid.
In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
WINDSOR — Amazon could soon deliver a new distribution center to Windsor, bringing with it hundreds of jobs and a substantial tax boon.
A town official said that the location on Day Hill Road is one of a few finalists, although developers called...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Traveling up a long, gently winding driveway past mountain laurel and rock outcroppings shaded by tall evergreens, visitors begin to feel they are a world away as they approach Joanne and Clay Bassett's deceptively large Cape on Pilfershire Lane in West...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:16 PM
— President Barack Obama vowed justice for the victims of the Boston bomb attacks on Monday but cautioned against the urge to "jump to conclusions" before a full investigation is done.
"We still do not know who did this or why, and people shouldn'...
| Oct 6, 2013
A few years ago, I signed up for a vacation tour in Italy. The getaway, which was a great deal, included air and departed from Boston's Logan Airport, an easy commute from Hartford.
Parking at Logan, however, was not such a good deal — coming in...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 3:01 PM
The roads and bridges that most of us use each day are not free. They have to be repaired and maintained, and this costs a lot of money.
Nearly three decades ago, following the collapse of the Mianus River bridge on I-95 in Greenwich, state officials...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:49 PM
Finally, Connecticut's airports are under new management.
After two years of preparation, the Connecticut Airport Authority has taken over operation and management of Bradley International Airport and the state's five other general aviation airports...
| May 18, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Fighting pirates off the Horn of Africa, saving lives after natural disasters and stopping terrorists from entering American ports are all missions expected of the U.S. Coast Guard, President Barack Obama told graduating cadets Wednesday.
And in a nod to...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:18 AM
The plane carrying President Obama to Connecticut was forced to abort its initial landing Wednesday because of poor weather conditions.
According to pool reporters traveling with the president on Air Force One, the Federal Aviation Administration...