| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 3:00 AM
When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 10:30 AM
WINDSOR LOCKS — Local police and federal agents rescued a 16-year-old girl who was being exploited by a prostitution ring in the area, police said.
The girl was removed in from Motel 6 in Windsor Locks. She received medical attention and was...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:50 PM
La vida de Audrey Morrissey como una prostituta adolescente en antigua área de Combate en y la forma en que eventualmente ella misma se salió, resonó entre los trabajadores sociales y los policías en Connecticut que están aquí luchando contra el tráfico...
| 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'...
| 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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
What would you trade for a copy of the New York Times, Nov. 19, 1863, which includes a report on Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address? Or maybe you're in the market to exchange theater tickets for some single-malt scotch? Or need some wallpapering done...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 9:55 AM
From the Mark Twain House and Museum to the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, state residents have chosen 10 finalists in the #CTFanFavorite tourism campaign online. Now the voting starts to pick a fan-favorite.
From July 17 to 31, the Connecticut Office...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...