| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:46 AM
There is something to be said about friends who not only have a personal bond, but also a shared professional pedigree.
That's the case for two well-known area restaurateurs, Mark Resnisky and Butch Tougas, who have pooled their friendship and their...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 12:43 PM
What books have been banned in recent US history, you may ask? Well, there are the ones you might think of straight away, such as Lolita, but then there are books which are challenged for political or racial content, such as To Kill a Mockingbird. Or...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 3:15 PM
Harvard Pilgrim won't appear as an option when Connecticut residents start to sign up for health plans on Oct. 1. But the highly regarded Massachusetts company has moved into offices in Hartford with the hope of selling plans in 2014, and joining the...
| Sep 12, 2013
At William Raveis Real Estate, Mortgage & Insurance, employee cubicles are rapidly being replaced by shared workspaces. Computers of all sorts — laptops and tablets — are being added, and digital networks are being ramped up for speed and...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:00 PM
A lot of people are freaked out by the thought that we could see tens of thousands of drones flying over the U.S. in a few years, and most of the concern has focused on civil liberty and privacy issues.
Maybe we should be a bit more worried about...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Douglas Crane is a little like Ferdinand the Bull in the classic children's book. (Ferdinand liked to sniff flowers while his young bull peers were out in the fields butting heads, charging at each other and generally gearing up for violent showdowns with...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 9:06 AM
A man police were looking to interview about his connection with Aaron Hernandez died in a car accident early Sunday, the Hartford Courant is reporting.
Thaddeus Singleton III of Bristol, Conn., was driving a car registered to his father-in-law,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:31 AM
Summer heat got you down? Rebalance your chi and get a great workout the fun way – with yoga. Yoga is an excellent exercise for the summer months, as many of the poses are enhanced by heat, and the breathing exercises will keep you cool and...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Clams are money. Not just to the Flintstones, or the Miwok tribe of California who strung the shells into money-belts, but right here in Connecticut, birthplace of the clam pizza. That's one reason why keeping the continental shelf pristine is so...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 8:42 AM
"Mindscapes" is being filmed right now in the Farmington Valley. The fantasy adventure movie has been in production for months and will be for many more. The cast and crew, who are mostly volunteers and almost all have paying jobs, get together whenever...