| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Connecticut's breweries and brew pubs are reaching out to members of the Connecticut Army and Connecticut National Guard, along with other federal employees, who have been furloughed during the recent government shutdown.
Several businesses will offer...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 5:38 PM
Connecticut's craft beer scene expands again, with the official opening of Broad Brook Brewing in East Windsor Thursday. The brewery and taproom at 2 North Road will be open from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on its first day.
The first beers to be poured are the...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 2:09 PM
Weaver at Farmington, Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Season opener for the Class L champion Indians against Class M semifinalist Weaver.
Westbrook at Cromwell, Wednesday, 7 p.m.: Class M champ Cromwell, which went 28-0 last season, tries to keep its unbeaten...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 4:10 PM
CRIS Radio was recently presented with a $500 donation by Walmart at the grand opening of its super store in East Windsor.
The donation was presented by Joseph Canales, the store's manager, during the store's ribbon-cutting ceremony. Canales told the...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 5:30 PM
EAST WINDSOR — One person was killed when a car collided with a dump truck on Route 5, near East Windsor High School, on Tuesday afternoon, police said.
The police said they know who the victim is but will not release a name until the person's next...
| Dec 2, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Convicted sex offenders in Connecticut must be registered with the state and have their names and addresses listed for the public. Some activists want to require a similar system for people who abuse animals.
The idea is to stop the kind of gruesome...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 2:13 PM
EAST WINDSOR — A 57-year-old East Windsor man whose badly decomposed body was found in his home Tuesday died of natural causes, the state medical examiner said.
The remains of Russell Bickford of 35 Stoughton Road were discovered after neighbors...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:37 PM
BLOOMFIELD— Foodshare had a really good weekend.
But there is still more work to do in reaching the Turkey and Thirty goal of feeding 20,000 needy families for Thanksgiving.
With the majority of community events wrapped up Monday afternoon...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:10 PM
'Tis the season at Hartford Stage with the 16th annual production of Charles Dickens' holiday classic, "A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas," on stage Nov. 29 through Dec. 28. A Christmas Carol is adapted by Michael Wilson, directed by...