| 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...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus.
Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 10:58 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Berkhamstead in the English county of Hertford. It is the only Barkhamsted in the nation.
LATE BLOOMER: The town was one of the last in the state to be settled, probably because it was not on the coast or major...
| 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...
| 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...