| Feb 20, 2013
There is plenty of snow, the best in many years for snowshoeing.
After all, the whole point of snowshoes is to make it possible to walk in deep snow.
You received snowshoes for Christmas? Or maybe you got them for Christmas last winter,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 7:51 PM
Dozens of speakers at a hearing Tuesday night denounced a plan to take water from the Farmington River Watershed to supply the University of Connecticut, saying it would harm an already stressed Farmington River, an important resource.
The hearing at...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:16 PM
In a state which has suffered a net loss of jobs for more than a decade, the potential for economic development at and around the University of Connecticut is welcome news. Like other major universities such as Michigan, Duke and Stanford, which spawned...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Last year, Operation Bloodline, a joint effort between local cops and federal agents, led to the arrests of 105 people allegedly involved in the crack-selling operation of New Haven street gangs. The sting has been credited with reducing the area's murder...
| Mar 29, 2013
| 3:20 PM
Your honor and august members of the jury (the great gun-toting state of Connecticut), I have been engaged by Yogi, Boo Boo, Smokey, Teddy et al. to defend them, and their flesh-and-blood brothers and sisters, in a class-action suit against imminent...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:20 PM
In case you hadn’t heard, a legislative committee recently got behind a bill that would set up a lottery system for people to hunt and kill bears in Connecticut.
By some estimates, the population of black bears in Connecticut is something like 500...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 2:38 PM
It’s taken them five years to reach the top of this category, and general manager Spiro Koulouris believes he knows what got the restaurant there. “Our commitment is to be local, consistently local,” he says, “and we...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Ah, the Indian caves.
If you've hiked in the wilds of Connecticut, you've undoubtedly come across many of them, as they dot the landscape from "Squaw Cave" in Bolton to "Council Caves" in Barkhamsted to "King Philip's Cave" in Simsbury.
And, no, they...
| Apr 16, 2012
Even after he was wounded by enemy fire in Afghanistan, Spec. Philip C. S. Schiller kept firing, his father and his aunt said Monday.
"He did his job," Erik Schiller said Monday. "He did his best to protect his unit."
"He continued to cover his squad even...
| Sep 13, 2012
For 17 days, the 2012 Big E in West Springfield will dish up all sorts of family entertainment when New England's largest fair opens Friday, Sept. 14. In addition to an emphasis on the region's agricultural industry, the festival will offer live music and...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 1:49 PM
Whoa. State wildlife officials were forced to shoot and kill a 150-pound black bear that was getting "aggressive" in Hartford's Keney Park this week.
"Once it became known to us that the bear that had been seen in Keney Park was the same one that had...