| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 11:07 AM
On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks will hold a special open-cockpit day for children and their dads.
Visitors can explore 10 vintage aircraft — including the Republic P-47...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
1) Elle Nails & Spa
781 Newfield St.
2) Silk Nails
1234 Farmington Ave.
3) Classic Nails
20 Main St.
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:52 AM
106 pounds: Joey Rossetti, Glastonbury, Fr.
113: Mike Ruffino, Windham, Sr.
120: Brian Amato, Newington, Sr.
126: Matt McAllister, Bacon Academy-Colchester, Sr.
132: Howard Kilpatrick, Bacon Academy, Jr.
138: David Colvin, Westbrook/Old Saybrook, Jr....
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:17 PM
“We’re the only bowling alley open 24 hours,” says Cindy Ziegler, Bowl-O-Rama’s bookkeeper for the past 25 years, in trying to explain why this local institution keeps on winning again and again. “I think a...
| 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...