| Jun 19, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Jazz musician Horace Silver, a composer known for pioneering hard bop, has died, National Public Radio said on Wednesday. He was 85.
Silver, a native of Norwalk, Connecticut, was shaped by the Portuguese influence in the islands of Cape Verde, from where...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Horace Silver, the prolific jazz pianist and composer who cofounded the legendary Jazz Messengers, pioneered the genre known as hard bop and mentored scores of musicians, has died. He was 85.
Silver died Wednesday at his home in New Rochelle, N.Y., of...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Prosecutors have decided not to go forward with disorderly conduct charges against Grammy Award-winning musicians Paul Simon and Edie Brickell after the couple had a shoving match in April at their Connecticut home, a court clerk said on Tuesday.
| May 9, 2014
| 3:54 AM
Douglass Fowler of Norwalk had already served two tours as a Union soldier when, in the summer of 1862, he took command of a company of the 1,000-strong 17th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry, and once more headed south to the bloody battlefields of the...
| May 16, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:46 AM
Online travel company Priceline Group Inc. is getting into the restaurant reservation business.
Priceline said Friday it will pay $2.6 billion in cash to buy OpenTable, a San Francisco company that allows diners to make restaurant reservations over...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
America, here's a new hotel that wants to help you make healthy choices. Even Hotels, created specifically for "wellness-minded travelers," is opening two locations on the East Coast this month and plans three more by the end of 2015.
The brand is being...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:39 PM
According to The College Board, in inflation-adjusted dollars, the cost of tuition more than doubled between 1973 and 2013; per student borrowing increased from $1,066 in 1970 to $6,928 in 2012; the number of borrowers more than doubled over the past...
| May 3, 2014
| 11:14 AM
When House Minority Leader Lawrence Cafero, R-Norwalk, argued strenuously last Tuesday against a bill requiring increased financial disclosures by for-profit nursing homes, he took the same position as a lobbying firm hired by the Connecticut...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 4:35 PM
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:06 PM
Despite its humble strip mall setting on the Boston Post Road in Orange, Wasabi Japanese Restaurant, owned by Tom and Grace Ke, casts a long shadow. There are several Connecticut restaurants with Wasabi in their names, including a Wasabi in North...