| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions.
Like, where the hell were all the independent...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Senate voted Tuesday to approve Sunday alcohol sales in supermarkets and package stores, leaving Indiana as the only state with an across-the-board ban on Sunday sales.
After a debate that lasted just more than an hour, the Senate voted 28-6, with...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy maintains it's only a matter of time before online gambling comes to Connecticut but a top legislative Republican says not so fast.
Senate Majority Leader John McKinney, a Republican from Fairfield, says online gambling is currently...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 3:02 PM
After the largest tax increase in Connecticut state history, a key Wall Street rating agency downgraded the state's bonds Friday as the state is teeter-tottering toward a deficit in the current fiscal year.
The Moody's Investors Service rating agency...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The 4th Annual Connecticut High School Music Theater Awards will be June 4 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets for the event go on sale mid-May at the Palace box office and website.
The best actor and actress in a Connecticut show will move...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Outspoken movie critic and columnist Rex Reed at will speak 3 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 29 as part of "Open Visions Forum" lecture series at Fairfield University’s Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts.
His lecture is entitled "Hollywood Notebook:...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 4:20 AM
“Bravo! A Century of Theater in Fairfield County” is an exhibit on Southern Connecticut theater now on display at the Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road in Fairfield.
The exhibit continues through March 18.
As part of its...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...