| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:44 AM
EAST HARTFORD -- When you use compressed air to fire millions of tiny BBs at engine parts, it makes the metal more durable for years to come.
It's not really visible, but at 10-times magnification, the metal is dimpled all over.
"The benefit is really...
| 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...
| 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:...
| Apr 27, 2013
A glass of tap water, a cold shower and hosing down the car will cost every Metropolitan District Commission customer more this year. The reality of fee increases, following a vote of the MDC's member towns last November to fund the second phase of the...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Two Connecticut libraries are seriously considering how to handle visits from furries, the subculture of people who dress in anthropomorphic animal costumes. The Hartford Courant reports that the concern started when a fully costumed furry walked into the...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:25 PM
An army specialist from Granby was killed in action in Afghanistan after his vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday.
Richard Charlton Emmons III, 22, was the driver on a mounted patrol in Logar Province when...
| Oct 29, 2008
A student was found with a gun by the School Resource Officer at Weaver High School in Hartford this morning.
Hartford Police spokesperson Nancy Mulroy said the incident happened around 11am Wednesday morning. The School Resource officer received word...
| Jul 13, 2009
Aboard one of the first three passenger trains to Bloomfield in the past half-century, conversation hopped from one ambitious goal to the next: New housing and jobs in Windsor, perhaps an office park in Bloomfield, and surely an infusion of business for...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 10:54 AM
1. TO ENTER: No Purchase Necessary. Entrants must be a US citizen or legal resident and a resident of Connecticut or Massachusetts, age 18 or older at the time of entry. To enter, go to any participating Scag Power Equipment Dealer (Giant Oak Power, North...