| Nov 18, 2013
| 7:24 PM
HARTFORD — A grand, wood-paneled space in a 1925 building in Asylum Hill that once served as the main hall of a bank is coming back to life in a new financial role, this time to draw youths into the world of money and business.
The two-story room...
| Nov 15, 2013
Christmas Craft Fair
The Deerfield Christmas Sampler Craft Fair is Friday through Sunday, Nov. 15 through 17, at the Eastern States Exposition's Better Living Center in West Springfield, MA. From the whimsical to the elegant, the Christmas Sampler...
| Nov 16, 2013
Forgive Helen Williams of West Hartford if she didn't know exactly where she was in August when a dermatologist removed two skin lesions in a routine procedure.
She thought she was in a doctor's office in Farmington, a practice affiliated with the...
| Nov 13, 2013
| 6:24 AM
Gwyneth Amy has her work up in two venues in the next few weeks.
An artists reception will be on Thursday, Nov. 14, at The 224 on Farmington Avenue in Hartford. Proceeds from sales will benefit the Conference of Churches.
And starting Monday, Dec. 2,...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 11:06 AM
In Tuesday's municipal elections, state officials tested a new $100,000 computerized system they've been developing to bring reporting of voting results into the 21st Century — but what was supposed to be fast and efficient often turned out to be...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:07 AM
AVON — Small candles lined the walkways, holiday greens were wrapped around the outside banisters and visitors were walking around, viewing different kinds of artwork while sipping wine.
The smell of cinnamon and pine was in the air during the 37th...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 11:29 AM
HARTFORD — Drivers trying to get downtown from eastbound I-84 Tuesday night or Wednesday morning should expect delays.
The exit for Asylum Street, 48A, will be closed while contractors build a ramp for the CTfastrak busway, the state...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:57 AM
From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group.
Even from a distance there is no...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Oct 31, 2013
Still celebrating record-breaking attendance figures for its triumphant 2013 "Baby Grand Jazz" concert series, The Hartford Public Library has received a grant of some $11,000 from the Charles H. Kaman Foundation that will fund the 2014 season for the...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:33 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Eating a bit of flaxseed each day might help lower high blood pressure, a new study suggests.
Researchers said it's too early to swap out blood pressure medication for the fiber-filled seeds just yet. But if future studies...