| Jun 9, 2009
The number of guests staying at Hartford-area hotels slid sharply in the first four months of 2009 compared with last year, as the recession takes a toll on business and leisure travel.
But the developer of a 121-room, limited service hotel under...
| May 4, 2008
The University of Connecticut welcomed its new president in style with fireworks, a festival and a ceremony last month, but the $170,000 cost of the inauguration, including $29,000 for invitations alone, is setting off some fireworks of its own among...
| Jan 10, 2010
Rope? Check. Carabiners? Check. Sherpa? Check.
OK, so Granby's Western Barndoor Hill is not the 29,028-foot-high Mount Everest. And it's not even the 20,320-foot-high Mount McKinley — the highest mountain in North America. Connecticut? That honor...
| Aug 26, 2009
When the Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer broke ground on a $10 million executive jet service center at Bradley International Airport in July 2007, the future looked bright for the corporate aircraft industry.
That year and the next delivered on their...
| Sep 2, 2009
In the rolling fields of Rose's Berry Farm in South Glastonbury recently, customers swarmed the rows of blueberry bushes, heavy with fruit, filling buckets to the brim.
Waiting in a clearing for a ride back to the parking lot, Raymond Fecteau lugged...
| Jun 21, 2010
It was quarter of 2 and Andrew Renehan had just finished mowing the 16th tee at TPC River Highlands.
He adjusted his navy baseball cap, which kept a shock of sweat-soaked, dirty blond hair from falling into his eyes, brushed his blue groundskeeper's...
| Mar 10, 2009
Fly through the pages of history at the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks.
With the Military Exhibit Hangar, the B-29 Hangar, the Civilian Exhibit Hangar, and the "Dreamseeker" ride, aviation enthusiasts of all ages will take off into the clouds at...
| Feb 10, 2010
O&G Industries, the general contractor for the Kleen Energy plant that exploded Sunday, is no stranger to sensitive projects, or to controversy, despite a strong reputation in the business.
The 87-year old politically connected construction firm based in...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 1:57 AM
Bradley International Airport has a planned closure going on today, Bradley spokesman John Wallace said.
Wallace said that on any given day 40-45 aircraft are on the runaway and today, there are less than 10.
Also, there were only half a dozen people...
| Jun 23, 2010
Virgin Atlantic keeps passengers on a grounded plane without air conditioning for four hours! The good news is at least they didn't have to end up in New Jersey......
| Dec 24, 2004
Facing the likelihood of indictment in January, former Gov. John G. Rowland ended months of resistance Thursday and pleaded guilty to a single conspiracy charge in a deal with federal prosecutors that is expected to send him to prison.
Rowland, 47, a...