| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
HARTFORD — Spurred by the threat that a congressional showdown over Obamacare will shut down the federal government, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director asked heads of state agencies Tuesday for contingency plans by Oct. 1 on how to maintain...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Dad made it quite clear: If he ever caught my older brother smoking reefer, he'd be out of the house. If Dad ever found the stuff in the house, he'd be out of the house.
The word was marijuana would lead to harder drugs because it was a well-known...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:19 PM
The worst sin is to be boring, and that is something John Ginnetti — who with his wife, Danielle, owns 116 Crown, and now Meat & Co. — seems incapable of being.
Originally conceived as a popup business, Meat & Co. opened in the space...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:26 PM
"That's why I know no son or daughter of mine will ever be a nigger." — Ned (Thalmus Rasulala), from "The Autobiography of Miss Jane Pittman"
You know how once you start to focus on something, it seems to pop up everywhere?
So it was before I...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Tony-Award winner Debbie Gravitte (“Jerome Robbins Broadway”) and Broadway conductor Todd Ellison (“Annie” revival, “Spamalot”) are featured in “The Great American Songbook” Pops concert by The New Haven...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
It is easy to say there is no place safe anymore. Can't go to the mall now without thinking about Kenya. Can't go to a marathon without thinking about Boston.
Can't go to the movies without thinking about Aurora.
Can't go in a plane without thinking...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Roberta J. (Loy) Nesheim of Northford, CT, passed away on September 18 in Connecticut Hospice. Known to many as Bobbi, she was born October 21, 1934 in Glendale. She graduated from Glendale High School in 1952. Her parents are the late Marie E. Loy and J....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers on Friday praised the actions of the Capitol police, authorities were still trying to determine what prompted a woman to lead police on a car chase through the nation's capital, ending with her fatal shooting outside the Capitol...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:18 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. — The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering mental health problems, federal law enforcement officials said, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Q. How many Jews in Germany have been killed or have committed suicide in the last seven or eight years? L.H.
A. Since 1933, 20,000 Jews are reported to have committed suicide and 8,000 to have been murdered by the Nazis.
Question & Answer column of The...
| 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...