| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:34 AM
The Newtown school-shooting tragedy continues to inspire musicians and artists to band together and raise money to help those affected by that horrific event. Such concerts are about restoring community and building hope during shattered times. There have...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
OK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled.
But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
| Jan 16, 2013
| 10:55 AM
There are plenty of ways to pay tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. this week, as we take a day off from working to celebrate his legacy (just in case you were suffering from holiday withdrawal). Friday, the Serendipity Chorale of Fairfield County...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 3:15 PM
The New Year marks the start of the 2013 regular session of the General Assembly on Jan. 9 as well as the beginning of the second half of Gov. Dannel Malloy's term. Events have imposed an urgent expectation of serious action on the lawmakers.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
Roughly one in three college seniors nationwide has taken illegally obtained prescription amphetamines. And they don't feel bad about it.
That's according to the Center on Young Adult Health and Development, a research institute at the University of...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Damn, I ate well this last year. And apparently so often, I've had to scroll through of a year's worth of photographs to unearth some gems deserving the spot-light. The photos reminded me that the best of what I cooked at home was created with fresh-...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 1:35 PM
The Meriden Daffodil Festival
Sat. April 27 and Sun. April 28, Hubbard Park, Meriden, daffodilfest.com
The Meriden Daffodil Festival never ceases to amaze. On the surface, it appears to be a common-or-garden springtime city festival, with pageants...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:07 PM
— A Farmington-based federal savings bank founded by the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America is now a division of Connecticut Community Bank N.A., according to a media statement Friday.
The mission of Farmington-based InsurBanc is...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Curry and sushi lovers beware: the issue of arsenic in rice is set to come back on the table this year.
The toxic problem first grabbed the headlines in September 2012, when Consumer Reports announced the results of its investigation into what it called...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 5:41 PM
When health insurance is sold on a new online exchange later this year, more than 233,000 Connecticut residents will be eligible for federal subsidies to offset the price of their premiums, according to a new report Tuesday by Families USA.