| May 23, 2013
| 1:27 PM
A long-awaited study of almost 225,000 Pratt & Whitney workers from the 1950s to the early 2000s found a slightly higher rate of brain cancer among workers at a former North Haven plant than for the Connecticut population as a whole.
But the study,...
| May 19, 2013
| 4:39 PM
GALENA, Ill. — My Toyota Camry's engine squealed and kicked into gear, pushing me higher up U.S. Highway 20 and swinging me around a bend in the countryside near Galena. The gasps of the car's six cylinders filling the cabin, my bicycle looked...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Every month has some kind of national food designation attached to it. And it seems like every day is national cheese-covered something day, or blank-on-a-bun day. As we gear up for the unofficial start of summer and grilling season, we celebrate National...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 3:04 PM
Sometime in coming weeks, in one of the grand spectacles in all of nature, an insect called the periodical cicada will appear by the millions in much of central Connecticut after spending the past 17 years underground.
"It is amazing to see millions and...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:50 PM
State freedom of information laws require state and local police to give the public free access to accident and investigation reports — and last year, a Superior Court judge ruled, in effect, that "free" means "without cost" as well as...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Player School Ht. Pos. Cl. Stat Line
Jahlil Askew Maloney-Meriden 6-1 G Sr. 18.5 ppg 5.8 rpg
Brett Buser Granby 6-0 G Sr. 16.4 ppg 3.0 spg
Jordan Butler Glastonbury 6-6 C Sr. 16.6 ppg 14.3 rpg
E.J. Crawford Simsbury 6-4 F So. 21.5 ppg 40% three-...
| 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 7, 2012
| 2:56 PM
ROCKY HILL — In a campaign that's been heavy on personal attacks and light on substance, the candidates for U.S. Senate got serious Sunday morning, tackling important issues such as federal spending, tax policy and Medicare.
But the first debate...
| May 2, 2012
Spring's delicacies are fleeting. Tulips and daffodils, fiddlehead ferns and native asparagus make their appearance for a few weeks, then fade away until the next year.
The same can be said for Alosa sapidissima, better known as shad, the herring...
| May 2, 2012
Local chefs use different cooking techniques for preparing fresh shad but all agree: Less is more.
"Keep it super simple because the fish is super delicious," says Tyler Anderson, chef at the Copper Beech Inn's Brasserie Pip in Ivoryton. "I don't try...
| May 16, 2012
| 2:06 PM
When you are 93, tomorrow is hoped for but never promised.
So, when John Cyrulik got the news in January that he and dozens of other veterans would get a chance to visit the World War II Memorial inWashington, D.C., in May his reaction was mixed.