| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
In the dozen years that the landmark Hartford Times building has stood vacant, there has been only one serious proposal to redevelop the property. And that one didn't work out.
Now, in the space of a few months, there are two more.
The Thomas Hooker...
| Sep 12, 2013
Nathan Quesnel is a busy man.
The 35-year-old former teacher and principal took over as superintendent in East Hartford a year ago and has already earned the respect of enough of the system's 1,200 employees that he is this year's leadership winner...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Sometime in June, a new micro-brewery and taproom is scheduled to open up at what its owners believe is a "strategic location right off the highway" in East Windsor.
The Broad Brook Brewery will be housed in a 5,000-square-foot building at Sophia's...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The Burnside Craft Brewers Festival
June 15, 1-5 pm, High Meadow Resort, North Granby, oldeburnsidebrewing.com
So proud is Case McClellan of his Scottish heritage that he has affixed the slogans "Scotland Forever" and "The Pipers are Calling:...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:13 AM
It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head.
Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com.
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:18 AM
The guts of virtually every industry are rife with politics and gossip. Craig Margelony has learned firsthand that pro wrestling is no exception. "[Wrestling politics are] very interesting. There's a lot of egos," says Margelony, who founded and...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:29 AM
Two Connecticut residents have been subpoenaed to appear before a Massachusetts grand jury investigating former New England Patriot Aaron Hernandez's possible role in a July 2012 double homicide in Boston.
An arrest warrant was issued for one after he...
| Sep 20, 2013
Sorry we had to let you go, but here -- have a car -- Matthew John, East Hartford
The employees have all been charged with driving under the influence ... of influence. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
And this is the lot for...