| Dec 26, 2013
| 8:21 PM
The doors were open well before 9 a.m. Thursday at Spruce Home & Garden in West Hartford Center, literally wide open to the street, the way manager Mary Goodwin likes it. And markdowns were plentiful.
As light snow trickled, customers were slow to arrive...
| 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 3, 2013
| 7:16 AM
Tis harvest time in Connecticut. Apples are bending down tree limbs, waiting to be plucked, pressed and canned. Grapes weigh down the vines at vineyards across the state, ready for their transformation into wine. Celebrate the pastoral joys of the...
| 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...
| 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:...
| 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...
| Apr 8, 2009
Subcontractors Mike Mohr and Dave Brown were considering the purchase of a new Bobcat skid-steer loader over an order of french fries Tuesday afternoon at the Connecticut Expo Center in Hartford.
"We're looking at a cash deal," said Brown. "You know ...