| Jun 8, 2013
| 9:19 PM
Northern State University in Aberdeen has released the dean’s list for the spring 2013 semester.
Students who have earned at least a 3.5 grade point average for the semester are eligible for the dean’s list. There are four categories:...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:41 PM
Recently, we learned that members of Congress can act quickly when their flights heading home might be delayed. When it comes to the rest of us, all we get is, well — nothing.
Congress protected the air traffic controllers from damaging cuts under...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:52 PM
Maryland's largest gun manufacturer has decided not to leave the state just yet.
Beretta USA threatened to abandon its home on the Potomac if Maryland passed a strict new gun-control law, but after the law was signed the company announced that its...
| 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...