| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Según una comunidad luchó por entender que pudo haber conducido a un compañero estudiante a apuñalar brutalmente a muerte a Maren Sánchez, de 16 años, en la Escuela Superior Jonathan Law, algunos de los que conocían al sospechoso dijeron que su...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 10:33 AM
A 16-year-old girl was stabbed to death inside a Milford, Conn., high school just hours before the junior prom on Friday, officials said.
Maren Sanchez died from her wounds at Bridgeport Hospital, Milford Police Chief Keith Mello told reporters....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Massachusetts residents must have one eye cocked on Connecticut as they assess the possible impact of casino gambling on their quality of life.
Since early September, voters in four Massachusetts towns that were prospective casino locations have...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:38 PM
In 2014, Connecticut's towns are still forced to pay to post legal notices — such as tax foreclosures, coastal site plans, lists of taxable personal properties, even budgets — in obscure pages of printed newspapers; posting them online doesn't...
| Feb 12, 2014
Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers?
Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
"Dear Prudence” by Milford playwright Cindy Wolfe Boynton, about Connecticut civil rights advocate Prudence Crandall, will premiere Friday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. as part of the United Solo Theater Festival in New York.
Brenda Jacobson of New Haven...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 10:47 AM
The name Tilted Kilt has always sent my mind spinning a bit. Knitted Kiln? Tilted Windmill? Jilted Kitten? A quick Web search shows that offbeat pub names abound across the Pond, like the Jolly Taxpayer, The Bucket of Blood, The Nobody Inn, The Bull and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 8:55 PM
These local student-athletes are expected to sign National Letters of Intent to play college sports on Wednesday's national signing day. If you know of signings that don't appear on this list, email email@example.com.
Listed by name, high...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"SHE IS the most exciting woman in the world!"
That's what director/actor Orson Welles once declared about the sizzling actress/chanteuse/activist Eartha Kitt. (Kitt was portraying Helen of Troy in Welles' production of "Dr. Faustus.")
Kitt, who rose to...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:59 AM
It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca).
Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...