| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:54 AM
Don't we all need to regroup, slow down and "connect" once in awhile?
Two licensed clinical social workers from Connecticut, Barbara Murray-Lane and Terri Theriault, are hosting "The Circle of Connection", a retreat for women at the Mercy Center in...
| Apr 23, 2009
It is human - or perhaps just journalistic - nature to think we can explain the inexplicable. We take all the horrifying details that tumble from first one murder-suicide that wipes out an entire family and then unbelievably a second one - the sunny...
| Nov 2, 2007
The United States Mint -- you know, the guys who make your money -- issued a news release this week declaring that $130 refunds were being offered to anyone who bought a 2004 Lewis and Clark commemorative coin that was accompanied by a handcrafted pouch...
| Jan 6, 2010
Oregonians famously don't want you to move there, but they don't mind a visit — unless you're Californian. Then don't bother, please, and thank you. Regional dislikes are nothing new: Connecticut people loathe New Yorkers (especially those behind...
| May 2, 2010
I saw a movie star in Haddam.
No, Julia Roberts wasn't heading over the swing bridge to perform at the Goodspeed Opera House. I'm talking about the Shailerville Bridge along Route 154 near the old Shad Shack. And after driving through a stone arch tunnel...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:39 PM
A seventh victim of the Indiana State Fair tragedy has died from injuries sustained in the stage collapse.
The Marion County Coroner's Office says Meagan Toothman, 24, died shortly before midnight on Sunday. However, Indiana State Police released a...
| Sep 2, 2011
Whenever I am out in the woods, I always think I'm going to become one of those victims of fate or Murphy's Law.
There is a tree leaning over the trail up ahead, so when I walk under it, the tree will fall on my head. Or the rickety, old trail bridge...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Not only are there many mid-size family sedans to choose from, most of them are quite good. Count the 2012 Nissan Altima as among the best.
The Altima sedan comes with either a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, good for 175 horsepower, or a 3.5-liter V-6,...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:41 PM
By Nate Owen
Dave Calabrese launched his automotive career as a technician for Goodyear in 1977, but he began buying and selling cars before he was old enough to drive.
“I bought my first car when I was 13,” Calabrese, the owner of...
| Oct 13, 2011
| 1:23 PM
Das Racist started as something of a lark, two former college acquaintances riffing on not fitting in.
Himanshu Suri, of Indian descent, and Victor Vazquez, who has a Cuban father and an Italian mother, met about a decade ago at Wesleyan University in...
| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...