| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus.
Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:28 PM
In many ways, Connecticut is a great place to live. The state is one of the best educated, healthiest and wealthiest in the country. A two-hour drive can take us to five of the eight Ivy League colleges, four of the top 25 museums in the United States,...
| Aug 17, 2013
When is a credit-card surcharge not a surcharge?
People who live in Connecticut, one of 10 states that does not allow surcharges on credit-cards purchases, say they're still asked to pay extra when reaching for their plastic.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Walking along Connecticut roads is a hell of a lot less risky now than it was three decades ago. But federal officials are getting worried that "distracted walking" with cell phones and iPods and tablets could be screwing up that long-term safety trend....
| Jul 16, 2013
| 7:07 PM
Robert Swain was remembered as a formidable three-sport athlete and dedicated friend and student Tuesday at a vigil that drew a large crowd at East Hartford High School.
"All the success and all the goals that we set, he met," said Uyi Osunde, Swain's...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:40 PM
This summer has been a particularly deadly one for teens on Connecticut roads, with three dying in car crashes.
Brothers Robert Swain, 18, of East Hartford, and La'Andrew Evans-Swain, 16, of Manchester died after a BMW driven by another teen crashed...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:12 PM
The 17-year-old driver of the car that crashed early Tuesday in Hebron, claiming the life of Paige Houston, 17, was not permitted to have passengers in his truck or to be driving after midnight, according to the state Department of Motor Vehicles....
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series
The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
| Aug 6, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Sprawl follows the pipes, planners have observed. So in choosing a shorter pipeline for bringing water to campus, the University of Connecticut will limit low-density development in eastern Connecticut and save money to boot.
School officials have...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Exercise doesn't have to be a total drag. Head to Electric Run Hartford, a 5k run departing from Rentschler Field, for a completely different kind of running experience, complete with loud EDM, crazy lights, glow sticks and funky runners (pictured). (It...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...