| Apr 17, 2014
| 5:26 PM
The state added 4,900 jobs in March, with restaurants, bars and hotels accounting for 2,200 of that figure and stores adding another 1,700, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
That's a strong monthly job-creation number, but restaurants...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 1:58 PM
As Hamden's new humongous garbage truck rumbled down my street a couple of months ago, kicking off the town's new collection system, I watched from my bedroom window like a kid.
Then, it pulled up to my new humongous 96-gallon garbage receptacle,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Regulators yielded to lawmakers on Wednesday, suspending their nearly two-year investigation into utility tree trimming because of pending legislation on the topic.
Michael Coyle, a spokesman for the state Public Utilities Regulatory Authority, said the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 12:30 PM
American Film Institute, Los Angeles
Graduate students in AFI's production-based program make 4-10 films in two years under the guidance of master filmmakers led by artistic director James L. Brooks. AFI alumni number 4,500, with an impressive 81% of them...
| May 21, 2014
| 8:12 AM
I heard them behind me.
"Eehehh!" they said quietly.
I glanced over my shoulder and saw two white girls responding to an interracial kiss on the screen.
I presumed in the darkness of the movie theater, they did not notice my color. Or perhaps what...
| May 20, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Thumbs up to reports that Kevin Ollie is close to solidifying his commitment to UConn with a new contract. Yes, the price of keeping the men's basketball coach in Storrs is reportedly $3 million a year for five years. But you get what you pay for, and he'...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:53 PM
Difficult as it may be, utility companies need to strike a more perfect balance between felling or preserving trees that grow near their power lines.
It is an emotional issue, and one seemingly without nuance.
Monster storms the past few years have...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Sherwin B. Nuland, physician and author of the book "How We Die," died Monday at his home in Hamden, Conn., at age 83. He had been afflicted with prostate cancer, his daughter Amelia Nuland said.
An unsentimental and bracing look at death, "How We Die"...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Foto: Un chico de 17 años de edad murió y otro de 16 años resultó herido en un tiroteo el lunes cerca de las Calles Butler y Lilac, según informó la policía. Angélica Spanos de FOX CT tiene más.
Un chico de 17 años de edad fue asesinado y otro de...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 2:06 PM
Robert A. Dahl, an esteemed and influential political scientist who in such books as "Who Governs?" championed democracy in theory and critiqued it in practice, has died. He was 98.
A professor emeritus at Yale University, Dahl died Wednesday at a...
| Mar 9, 2014
Dr. Sherwin B. Nuland was a respected surgeon and bioethicist at Yale University and author of two modestly successful books when he was approached in the early 1990s by a young literary editor. The agent was looking for someone to write a book about what...