| May 21, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Just one week after touting its strength to advertisers and declaring it wasn't worried about new competition from Fox Sports, ESPN is cutting its staff.
The moves are part of an overall cost-cutting effort by ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. Earlier this...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
ESPN is laying off nearly 400 employees as it seeks to improve profitability, the company confirmed.
In a statement, ESPN said, "We are implementing changes across the company to enhance our continued growth while smartly managing costs. While difficult,...
| May 8, 2013
| 9:50 AM
Shebeen Brewing Co. just opened its doors in Wolcott this past Sunday. Firefly Hollow Brewing Co. is shooting for its Bristol kickoff in June. That's also the target date for Broad Brook Brewing Co. up in East Windsor.
In fact, new craft breweries...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:45 AM
Bill Tchakirides, age 66, retired, of Shepherdstown, W.Va., died peacefully Saturday, April 27.
Bill was born May 24, 1946, in Waterbury, Conn., the son of the late William Tchakirides and Doris (Barsale) Tchakirides, formerly of Bristol and Farmington,...
| May 4, 2013
| 2:27 PM
Growing up in Columbus, Ga., home of Fort Benning, Kimberly Smithwick knew better than to hang around with soldiers at bars.
"I never thought I'd date a military guy, but then I met Joe," she said, laughing.
There was something different about Staff...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:03 PM
1) Green Man
207 Park Road
All my tattoos are from artists here, and they have never let me down. A kind, chill, and welcome place to be. Their artists have so much talent.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 10:07 AM
1) Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Store
1235 Farmington Ave #6
2) A.C. Moore
179C Hale Road
3) Creative Fibers
645A Poquonock Ave
| Apr 20, 2013
| 12:34 PM
Gray areas and blurry distinctions are so common for the political insiders who lobby state officials and legislators that they often don't even come up for discussion.
Not so with former state Rep. Gardner Wright of Bristol, once a powerful...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:05 PM
1) Dr. Jennifer Pennoyer
701 Cottage Grove Rd., #E110
2) UCONN Dermatology
21 South Rd, #2
3) Dr. Glenn Gart
72 Pine St
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Player School Ht. Pos. Cl. Stat Line
Jahlil Askew Maloney-Meriden 6-1 G Sr. 18.5 ppg 5.8 rpg
Brett Buser Granby 6-0 G Sr. 16.4 ppg 3.0 spg
Jordan Butler Glastonbury 6-6 C Sr. 16.6 ppg 14.3 rpg
E.J. Crawford Simsbury 6-4 F So. 21.5 ppg 40% three-...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:34 PM
During the three-month debate over gun control in Connecticut, the name PTR Industries Inc. barely came up, but the Bristol manufacturer with 50 employees has become the first maker of military-style rifles to announce its exit from Connecticut since...