| Jan 9, 2014
| 5:26 PM
I know that's not a very profound sentiment, but it's the lesson I drew from the past week. I sense a nation and state hungry for niceness.
Consider the story of how top officials in the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 4:47 PM
Last month it was Newington. Last summer, Vernon and New Haven. The year before, Simsbury.
They've started offering residents a safe way to get rid of old prescription drugs.
Drug disposal has taken on urgency in recent years, as the detrimental...
| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 12:24 PM
What infusions are you making?
Our infusions are constantly changing. Infusions are what's popular now. We do a pineapple vodka infusion. We also do a Werthers caramel-in-vodka infusion. Our moonshine infusions are pretty tasty. We are soaking Red Hot's...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Newington – An East Hartford man is being held on bonds totaling $300,000 after he reportedly forced his way into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and attacked a man inside with a pair of pliers, police said.
Jorge Gonzalez, 28, is accused of...
| Sep 20, 2013
Sorry we had to let you go, but here -- have a car -- Matthew John, East Hartford
The employees have all been charged with driving under the influence ... of influence. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
And this is the lot for...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
You go from winning Best New Band one year to nabbing Best Rock Band the next. Simple, right?
"To be honest, we had no expectations about winning last year, so we thought it was almost a fluke," said Mike Forgette, guitarist and singer for the...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
I could not get a lawyer to take my case when trying to go against the city of Lauderhill, Fla. I am 80 years old and the city had just built curbing at a four-way stop in my neighborhood (the curb was 10 inches high and 40 feet long). I...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Premium Outlets Pink Promotion
Sunday, Oct. 13: Representatives from Komen Connecticut will be at the Clinton Crossing Premium Outlets' center courtyard at Gap Outlet from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., to answer questions regarding breast health and the...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Digital Mobile Mammography
October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment.
The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
| Feb 23, 2014
With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...