| May 24, 2014
WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield.
Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:09 AM
Muchos desfiles, ceremonias y otros eventos están previstos por toda la región durante el fin de semana de Memorial Day.
El desfile del Día de los Caídos comenzará a las 11 el lunes en el Parque Sperry en Simsbury Road. Los manifestantes...
| May 3, 2014
| 11:37 AM
BLOOMFIELD — Mike Wolf, once owner of the biggest bicycle retail chain in Connecticut, started fixing bikes as a teen in Bloomfield in the 1950s.
Bloomfield Bike Shop was really a repair shop at first, with reconditioned bikes for sale and only a...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 9:41 AM
CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION
May 12 Blackledge Country Club
May 19 Simsbury Farms Country Club
June 2 Hawk’s Landing Golf Course
June 30 ...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:47 AM
The name Tilted Kilt has always sent my mind spinning a bit. Knitted Kiln? Tilted Windmill? Jilted Kitten? A quick Web search shows that offbeat pub names abound across the Pond, like the Jolly Taxpayer, The Bucket of Blood, The Nobody Inn, The Bull and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 1:00 AM
1619: 20 black indentured servants arrive at Jamestown, Va.
1620: Pilgrims land at Plymouth, Mass.
1640-1680: Beginning of large-scale African slave labor in the British Caribbean for sugar production.
1650: Connecticut becomes second American...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The state's first prison, Old New-Gate, built in 1773, was a former copper mine where the worst criminal offenders were sent to do hard labor. Convicts were kept in the mine's two shafts, one at 25 feet and the other more than 60 feet below ground. Escape...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
Well, this is a new sport for him. He usually skates on thin ice. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
He's a shoo-in to win. I heard he gave the judges $55 each! -- Mike White, Ellington
I heard Foley's tricks are even more radical! --...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:45 PM
A young Windsor furniture maker's "fateful liaison" with an unmarried woman in June 1766 helped pave the way for the Connecticut Valley's golden age of furniture production.
Eliphalet Chapin's wayward ways with a neighboring damsel named Hannah Bartlett...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Un incendio en una cochera debajo de un edificio de apartamentos el domingo en la Avenida Wethersfield desplazada a unas 25 personas, según fuentes oficiales del departamento de bomberos.
Los bomberos respondieron al fuego antes de las 6:30am y...