| Nov 27, 2013
| 5:01 AM
New England Air Museum, 36 Perimeter Road (off Route 75) on the North end of the Bradley International Airport airfield in Windsor Locks, will hold its annual Santa Visit & Behind the Scenes Tour on Friday, Nov. 29, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Santa will...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 3:41 PM
In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 5:20 AM
The New England Air Museum, New England’s largest museum dedicated to aviation, presents a “Flights & Fantasies” Quilt Show for one week only, from Monday, Sept. 16, to Sunday, Sept. 22.
More than 150 quilts will be displayed. The...
| Jul 11, 2013
A possible tornado was spotted moving through Coventry into Mansfield Wednesday evening as storms moved across the state, dumping heavy rain, knocking down trees and power lines and prompting tornado warnings in Tolland and Windham counties.
| Jul 3, 2013
| 3:39 PM
ENFIELD — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a third tornado touched down in the state on Monday, this one in Enfield.
The tornado came from the same storm as the twister that hit the Windsor Locks area on Monday afternoon, the NWS...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested.
Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 8:57 AM
Efforts to keep Connecticut schools safe have escalated since a lone gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown last year and shot to death 20 first-graders and six adults. But not all threats to school safety come from outside the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:02 PM
Connecticut seems to be New England's tornado alley, and the Connecticut River Valley a particularly favorite twister path.
Tornadoes like Monday's have become, alas, a familiar sight in this state. Connecticut had the greatest tornado density in New...
| Jun 28, 2013
Let's face it. Airport travel is unavoidably stressful. By the time you park, lug and check your bags and proceed shoeless through long security lines, you're ready for a drink. And that's even before any dreaded DELAYED or CANCELLED messages flash on the...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...