| Apr 17, 2014
East Windsor, it seems, is a breakfast town. At least a half-dozen local diners and coffee shops serve up pancakes, eggs and bacon, and that doesn't even include the chains like Cracker Barrel and Friendly's.
Of the cabal of morning-meal experts, Stir...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:31 PM
How many people have to die of drug overdoses in Connecticut before the state government acts?
That's a question for the governor, the General Assembly, and the array of state agencies — far too many, God knows — that have jurisdiction...
| May 2, 2014
Garden Club Events
The Enfield Garden Club is holding its spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 3, at the Enfield Senior Center 299 Elm St., from 8 a.m. until noon. The sale features perennials grown by the members of the club. Annuals from a local nursery...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:48 AM
Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:18 PM
For more than 15 years, a $518-million military weather satellite sat in a clean room at Lockheed Martin Corp.'s facility in Sunnyvale waiting for the day it would be launched into orbit from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
On Thursday morning, the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 7:26 AM
The planning and zoning commission will meet Thursday night and address a few public hearings scheduled on the agenda.
One public hearing has already been voted on and approved in late October, early November, but there was an issue with a public notice...
| Jan 20, 2014
Going to the grocery store or a big box establishment as a new mom toting along a small baby is such an overwhelming trip to take. And being too tired and frazzled doesn't matter when food and diapers are needed. Oftentimes, parents will rest the infant...
| Feb 8, 2014
Bryan Wright isn't a "showrooming" shopper who inspects a product at a local retailer before buying it for less from an unaffiliated online retailer.
Wright, a Tolland resident, spotted two of Lego's Ninjago building sets at Walmart.com that he was...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Heroína mezclada con el poderoso estupefaciente sintético fentanilo ha cobrado decenas de vidas en el este de los Estados Unidos y ha comenzado a hacer estragos en Connecticut, incluyendo la muerte de una estudiante de la Escuela Superior de East...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 3:52 PM
The rapid rise in heroin deaths around the nation is frightening. Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman may be just one of thousands of victims of this awful epidemic. The nation and Connecticut can do more to stop these deaths.
Many are linked to a dangerous...