| Nov 22, 2011
The Halloween weekend stranding of more than 1,000 airline passengers at Bradley International Airport in Hartford, Conn., brought the tarmac delay activists out in full force again, pushing for new laws that they claim would prevent lengthy ground...
| Oct 2, 2011
Editor's Note: With no net job creation here in two decades, Connecticut needs jobs. Our editorial and five other views on this page offer thoughts on getting people back to work. We'd like to hear what you think is the key to creating jobs as well: Email...
| Jan 4, 2012
This is the fourth in a series on what the state should do in 2012.
The goal this year is to end Connecticut's dismal distinction of having the nation's worst record on job creation.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and the General Assembly have big ideas for...
| 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...
| May 24, 2011
| 1:09 PM
According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...
| Jul 26, 2011
Like many travelers, Hal Frost is accustomed to being hit with fees everywhere he goes, from the airport check-in counter to the hotel front desk. But long-term parking used to always be pretty straightforward: the rate he was quoted was the rate he paid....
| Jan 19, 2012
| 7:16 PM
I haven't been to every corner of the state, but I'm pretty sure there is only one place where visitors can plunge into the bowels of the earth, deep in a old copper mine, and then scale the heights of a nearly 700-foot-high mountain in the span of a...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Bet you thought Connecticut's problems could be solved by more jobs, better education, streamlined government or a better tax system.
Nope. Our real trouble apparently has a lot to do with stinky "marketing."
We don't do a good job of marketing our...
| Oct 3, 2008
An F4 Tornado hit the area around Bradley International Airport 29 years ago today.
The twister started in the Poquonock area of Windsor and moved through Windsor Locks and Suffield causing three deaths, hundreds of injuries and millions of dollars of...
| Jan 7, 2009
A treacherous morning rush hour commute is anticipated this morning as sleet and freezing rain pass through the state.
"As soon as you walk out the door the back decks, the walkways, driveways surfaces that look wet - in fact they're very icy," said...