| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:18 PM
The annual preseason poll of Connecticut 6 coaches is in ...
5. Central Connecticut
6. Sacred Heart
Unlike in most polls, coaches are allowed to vote for their own team.
The fifth Connecticut 6...
| Feb 23, 2014
In March 1964, 44-year-old Bridgeport resident Joseph J. Farkes was pulled over for speeding on the Connecticut Turnpike. Typically, Farkes blamed his daughter for blasting the radio and making it impossible for him to judge the car's speed (a sketchy way...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 11:40 AM
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn has named former Chicago Public Schools CEO Paul Vallas as his Democratic running mate for next year's election.
Vallas, an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2002 against Rod Blagojevich, fills...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:10 AM
You may have once seen Richard III, Shakespeare's classic tragedy about a Machiavellian villain who takes the throne of England from his own brother. But have you seen a Steampunk version of it? The Arch Villain Theatre Company presents Steampunk R3...
| Nov 2, 2013
| 11:10 PM
Hear the name “Scalamandré,” and those in the know think Italian luxury. Others picture the company's famed chinoiserie and think high French style.
But one of the surprises in Steven Stolman's new book about the legendary fabric and...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 6:43 AM
The head coaches and many other representatives from Connecticut's mid-major men's basketball teams gathered Thursday morning at the Bridgeport Holiday Inn for the Connecticut 6 Tip-Off Breakfast.
The Connecticut 6 Classic, the annual tripleheader...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 1, 2014
| 9:05 PM
HARTFORD — The battle over tax cuts and rebates will take center stage Wednesday when the 2014 General Assembly session opens in a year when the governor and the entire legislature are up for reelection.
Like Republican John G. Rowland in 1998,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 3:18 PM
As if that post-Saturday Night Live TV special wasn’t enough, Arcade Fire is going out on tour in March . The Connecticut stop is March 18 at Bridgeport’s Webster Bank Arena, the midpoint, the exact midpoint of the first leg of the tour, which...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Arcade Fire has announced several North American shows in support of its new album "Reflektor," beginning in March 6 in Louisville, Ky., and ending late August in Montreal.
"Reflektor" recently scored the No. 1 spot on the Billboard album chart,...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:26 PM
Renowned school reformer Paul Vallas has won his battle in court to be certified as a superintendent in Connecticut. But, alas, it's a hollow victory.
Mr. Vallas is returning to Illinois, where he once headed Chicago's school district and was the city's...