| Feb 13, 2014
| 7:43 PM
Miss the terrific production of “War Horse” when the national tour came to Hartford’s’ Bushnell a few weeks ago?
Then catch the National Theatre Live screening of the London production at select cinema starting Feb, 27. In the...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:07 AM
Bomberos de toda el área combaten un gran incendio en un almacén de neumáticos. No hay informes de lesiones por el incendio en el almacén de Toce Brothers Inc. en la Calle Taylor, dijo Pam Edwards, secretaria para el jefe de bomberos.
El fuego parece...
| Apr 6, 2014
April showers don't just bring May flowers, they bring armies of folks wielding umbrellas and unconsciously poking and dripping their way through elevators, halls and offices.
How can you avoid being an offender? Turns out there is "umbrella protocol,"...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 10:51 AM
On Monday, with little fanfare, a law went into effect requiring anyone buying a rifle or shotgun to have a gun permit or eligibility certificate. Thus ended the phase-in of the multifaceted gun safety law passed in 2013 by the General Assembly and signed...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 9:55 AM
Naomi Stanhope loves children. She loves their tiny onesies, their soft toys, puzzles and trains.
Stanhope, 27, has been a nanny for years, and worked part time for a children's boutique in Avon that closed after three years when the owner decided she'd...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:15 AM
They are mad. Defiant. Hopeful. Healing.
They are the runners of the Boston Marathon, 36,000 Boston Strong. They are the volunteers. The spectators. The first responders and medical people. The photographers, the race officials and timers.
| Jan 21, 2014
Q: I have a question about a fruit from St. Lucia. It is supposed to have cancer fighting properties and is delicious, according to my best friend. Her boyfriend is from St. Lucia and she has had the fruit there and wonders about what a good source...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins.
Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:42 PM
What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends.
For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:48 AM
BOLTON — The most promising new green technology company in Connecticut — as judged by the Connecticut Technology Council back in 2011 — bought the patent for its product for $1.
Several years ago, Doug Rode, now managing partner of...
| 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...