| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:50 PM
UPDATE 7/3/13: RIVERFEST HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO WEATHER
Kids, games, ridiculous barge-launched fireworks, food and activities: it's the American way, writ large over the shores of the Connecticut River. There's also a Riverfest performance by...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 7:59 AM
Un juez del Tribunal Superior el viernes ordenó a un hombre de East Hartford que había presentado una demanda contra Aarón Hernández a que compareciera ante un gran jurado que investiga la presunta participación de Hernández en un homicidio.
| Jul 31, 2013
A chance romantic encounter during a night at the bar has apparently become too limiting, and single people, both young and old, are turning to online dating to find their soul mate.
Once in the workforce, people often find themselves surrounded by...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:42 PM
When Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans on Aug. 29, 2005, more than 50 levees and flood walls gave way, sending tens of billions of gallons of water roaring into the city, causing horrific death and destruction.
Could that happen in another city...
| Mar 25, 2013
Alice Paul was a brave suffragette, not afraid to participate in hunger strikes and face nights in prison to support her passionate views about equality for women. Even though her journey unfolded many years ago in 1917, when she formed the National...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Many people who keep strictly Kosher at home will adopt a "when in Rome" attitude when eating out, not limiting themselves to Kosher restaurants. (There simply aren't enough of them and besides, many Jews have a soft spot for Italian food.) However, the...
| Mar 27, 2013
Four local leaders from different backgrounds came together last week to talk about gun violence in Manchester.
Representatives with experience in religion, law enforcement, education and the government were panelists at the first in a series of...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 1:48 PM
Last week’s column looked at a major change set to take place in automotive air conditioning. The industry is switching refrigerants used in vehicle air conditioners, with HFO-1234yf replacing HFC-134a. The reason for this switch is because HFO-...
| Mar 3, 2013
Kevin Schools stood on the grass next to the pond in Hartford's Elizabeth Park on a spring night in 2007.
Police and ambulance lights swept over him. He was in shock. He had gotten a phone call at home in Enfield on that mild May evening that broke...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It takes a long time to create a vineyard. That's why Connecticut law allows a Connecticut winery seven years to meet a state mandate that at least one-quarter of its wine be made with grapes grown locally.
Some of this state's winery folks are now...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 7:03 AM
Back in the early 1990's, automotive air conditioning started to grab headlines in the mass media. The reason was simple: R-12, the refrigerant used in auto air conditioners at the time, was being banned.
The problem with R-12 wasn’t in its...