| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete.
Her handprint and the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 5:19 PM
GROTON — The attack submarine USS Dallas and her crew received a hero's welcome as she glided into port Monday, completing her last scheduled deployment after 30 years prowling the world's oceans.
Crowds cheered and a 1-minute blast was sounded as...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:36 PM
After weeks of speculation about a four-story structure built on a deck barge in New London harbor, Coast Guard documents obtained last week show that Google was involved.
When Turner Construction first leased space from Logistec USA at the Admiral...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. plans to move its entire London operations under a single roof for the first time.
News UK, which comprises the U.K. press titles including The Sun and The Times, and the U.K. divisions of Dow Jones and HarperCollins will be...
| Oct 21, 2008
Fiddler Michael Doucet loves performing in
Europe, where he says there is strong appreciation for the Cajun
and zydeco tunes of south Louisiana.
So when Doucet learned organizers of the New Orleans Jazz and
Heritage Festival planned to take...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:00 PM
With its decaying walls and ceilings, Gothic Revival architecture and history as a hospital for the mentally ill, Norwich State Hospital has inspired rumors of ghosts and the occult.
Now the site is slated to serve as a new home for an entertainment...
| Aug 21, 2008
This being the 50th anniversary of the USS Nautilus' historic crossing of the North Pole, it seemed like a good time to get down to Groton and tour the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.
The long-since-decommissioned Nautilus is moored at the U.S....
| Nov 28, 2007
LOS ANGELES (November 28, 2007) – Having been approached by California state elected officials as well as civic leaders from areas affected by recent wildfires, music superstar Garth Brooks has agreed to perform a benefit concert to raise money for the...
| Apr 9, 2010
Malcolm McLaren, the London-born impresario whose cheeky intelligence, P.T. Barnum-esque flair for self-promotion and Dadaist sense of the artist as a wily agent-provocateur helped make him a godfather to the punk-rock and alternative music scenes of...