| Aug 7, 2012
| 3:28 PM
Starting on Oct. 1, medical marijuana will be legal in Connecticut. Although our state's medical marijuana law was carefully designed to minimize the risk of federal invention, the legal reality is that the federal government can still prosecute anyone...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Assume for the moment that through some miracle of nature, Hartford really does become a convention-mad colossus; and the Front Street project is loud and boisterous and full of cool shops and classy hookers and fancy gin joints; and expensive condos full...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 4:18 PM
This is Sunshine Week, a national initiative to promote the importance of open government, but you wouldn't know it in Connecticut.
•A team of reporters from the New Haven Register and Middletown Press visited all 92 municipal police...
| Oct 2, 2011
| 1:20 PM
What was already a bitter and ugly divorce between Richard Shenkman and Nancy Tyler turned violent on July 7, 2009, the day police say Shenkman kidnapped Tyler at gunpoint, held her against her will and burned the house they once shared in South Windsor....
| Apr 19, 2014
| 4:41 AM
John Cronin couldn't take a joke. At least he didn't take kindly to a casual joke his employer, Albert Skinner, made at his expense in 1893. He shot Skinner at the breakfast table the morning of Oct. 6, 1893, while Skinner's 5-year-old daughter was in the...
| Nov 28, 2012
| 8:55 AM
This month "Mary Poppins" celebrates its sixth anniversary on Broadway.
But Christopher Shin of South Windsor, who is in the ensemble of the musical, is celebrating another sixth anniversary this year.
Shin, 26, -- not to be confused with playwright...
| Nov 23, 2011
| 8:57 AM
Tony award-nominated actor Laurence Luckinbill will play the Jewish patriarch Abraham in a new one-man play, "Abraham," by the actor on Sunday, Nov. 27 at 6 p.m. at the Unity of Greater Hartford, the spiritual center at 919 Ellington Road (Route 30) in...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 8:25 AM
“Clarence Darrow Tonight!,” the award-winning one-man show created and performed by Laurence Luckinbill, will receive a special benefit performance on Friday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in the café space at Unity of Greater Hartford, 919 Ellington...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 11:33 AM
Orville Mendoza will play The Engineer in a production of the musical “Miss Saigon” which will play the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford Sept. 17 to 22. The show is produced by Starlight Theatre Association of Kansas City,...
| Sep 12, 2013
Karen O'Brien likes her job as a senior client administrator at Medical Risk Managers Inc., a big player in the medical stop-loss insurance business. Beyond the pay, the camaraderie with co-workers and perks, O'Brien feels appreciated.
"I came from a...
| Sep 12, 2013
Michael McLean, chairman and CEO of Medical Risk Managers Inc. of South Windsor, describes himself as a hands-off manager who's not afraid to let his employees make a mistake now and then.
"There's no penalty for doing something wrong," McLean said. "If...