| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:40 AM
BEAVER ISLAND — The Hoffman family landed on Beaver Island in 1915 by way of a young girl’s allergies.
The girl, Marg Hoffman, suffered so badly in Illinois where the family lived that they searched continually farther north until they...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:04 AM
Anthony's Jamaican Restaurant
410 Middle Tpke W, Manchester, (860) 643-8200
851 Albany Ave., Hartford, (860) 549-2104
Berties West Indian & American Restaurant
928 North Main St., Waterbury, (203) 757-4330
| Jan 29, 2013
| 7:46 AM
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Rod Livingston of Richmond is hoping to become flush with success.
Livingston is the inventor of Dry-Flush, an odorless, waterless toilet designed for use in RVs and boats, now being manufactured in Connecticut and sold by...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 7:25 AM
"I want to say I'm truly sorry for the mistakes I've made in my life," said former state Sen. Ernie Newton as he campaigned to regain his old seat last May. Those mistakes were spelled out in the corruption charges that landed Newton in prison in 2005....
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 12:57 PM
In less than a week, Connecticut effectively gave U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (and the Obama Administration) a slap in the face and then backhanded them for good measure.
The first hit was the General Assembly’s approval of allowing...
| May 23, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Three artist-academics will receive the 2013 Governor’s Arts Awards.
The Connecticut residents to be honored are: poet, essayist, playwright Elizabeth Alexander of Hamden, chairwoman of the African-American studies department at Yale...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
New Morning Market in Woodbury, has set up a "snowflake making station" in their cafe' through Jan. 12, where the community can come make paper snowflakes. The snowflakes will be then used to decorate Sandy Hook Elementary School's new location in Monroe....
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Chicago makes a claim on many writers — Nelson Algren, David Mamet, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg — even if those scribes spent only a portion of their lives within its sweet confines. But Thornton Wilder, the author of such iconic plays...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Let's make sure not to forget those less-fortunate children who still deserve a magical holiday experience this year. On Dec. 22, you have your choice of two holiday benefit shows, raising not just money, but donations of toys for some of our local...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 6:43 PM
The thoughts and prayers of millions have supported Newtown since last Friday's Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and the open hearts have been matched by open wallets and acts of kindness, great and small.
From cookies and coats to yoga classes...