| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource.
The hearing at...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:24 PM
A Manchester man accused of killing his mother and her two house guests two years ago in East Hartford pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Superior Court in Hartford.
Brett Bednarz, 48, waived a preliminary hearing and entered the not guilty pleas to...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 1:55 PM
OK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled.
But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 7:06 PM
When state lawmakers opened the 2013 General Assembly session Wednesday, the State Capitol rang with commitment for measures about gun control and other issues raised by the Dec. 14 Newtown school massacre.
Emotions were raw — the governor...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:29 PM
In a classic "Seinfeld" episode, the ever-hapless George Costanza decides it's time to change his strategy. "Every decision that I've ever made in my entire life has been wrong. My life is the complete opposite of everything I've wanted to be."
| Jan 7, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Seven years ago, I disagreed with a New Britain minister — who once was my pastor — when he started a petition to bring metal detectors to the high school. His well-intended response was to allegations that a student at the school was found...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:10 AM
As a culture, we're not alone in our fascination with the boundaries between ink and skin. Head to Visual Expressions in East Hartford on Dec. 29 for their 4th Annual Charity Art Show and Tattoo Event, and you'll see some of the area's finest tattoo...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Searching for a way to prevent future shootings like the one in Newtown, some of Connecticut's congressional representives on Sunday called for a national discussion that could lead to a resumed federal ban on assault weapons and other gun control...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:44 AM
It's been more than six months since the Rhode Island state police began its investigation into the Institute for International Sport's finances and the future continues to be unclear for the once well-respected nonprofit.
The institute, which was...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 7:17 AM
Two days after the drowning death of Marcum Asiamah, family members said Friday that they still don't know any details about what happened Wednesday before he was pulled from the high school pool.
"It's been very, very tough without any answers about...
| 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...