| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jun 28, 2013
Let's face it. Airport travel is unavoidably stressful. By the time you park, lug and check your bags and proceed shoeless through long security lines, you're ready for a drink. And that's even before any dreaded DELAYED or CANCELLED messages flash on the...
| 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...
| 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'...
| Mar 3, 2013
Kevin Schools stood on the grass next to the pond in Hartford's Elizabeth Park on a spring night in 2007.
Police and ambulance lights swept over him. He was in shock. He had gotten a phone call at home in Enfield on that mild May evening that broke...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:23 PM
– DePaul flew halfway across the country Sunday morning – one day later than expected.
The team was picked up at Bradley International Airport by a bus for the drive to UConn – 30 minutes later than projected.
Then, the Blue Demons...