| Jan 11, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's state of the state address Wednesday began with notes of promise. It started with a meditation on the slaughter of innocents in Newtown last month. It would have been appropriate for the governor to devote his speech only to the...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:27 PM
The successful scam letter looks authentic. But what happens when an authentic offer looks like a scam?
Shirley Stewart of South Windsor recently received a multi-color form letter — the old style, U.S. Postal Service type — inviting her...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 11:01 AM
In some ways, 2012 was a carryover year from news of 2011, as the governor continued his aggressive economic development spending, United Technologies Corp. consummated a deal it announced in 2011, and the year's nastiest labor strike grew out of a 2011...
| Jul 16, 2008
The "Dean of Sports," Arnold "Arnie" D'Angelo, held court at Maneeley's in South Windsor Monday as his fans feted him on his 60th year in the broadcast business.
Better known by his street name, Arnold Dean, 78, the smooth-talking WTIC-AM (1080)...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 2:58 PM
Being a veteran has its privileges, like a 10 percent discount at local retailers. Tom Colapietro, a Navy veteran, has been using his Naval Reserve card for more than a year at his hometown Bristol Home Depot.
"I've spent thousands of dollars there," he...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Bonefish Grill, a casual seafood-focused chain with more than 150 locations throughout the United States, will open its first Connecticut restaurant March 25 in the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, South Windsor.
Bonefish Grill is known for market-...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Mill Restaurant Group says "thanks" to its customer base with special $25 prix-fixe menus March 4-10 at its five locations. Each restaurant offers its own distinct three-course meal, with choice of appetizer, entree and dessert.
Menu selections include:...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Rachel Holmes was an urban forester for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for exactly two years until Thursday, and she didn't go out quietly.
The 31-year-old, with two graduate degrees from Yale, spent extra hours working on...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Many towns and cities have turned their backs on the Connecticut River since early in the 20th century, so New England's longest waterway often flows unnoticed through our state.
But if you search it out, you'll find places like the Windsor Locks...
| 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...