| Aug 8, 2014
"I have let loose enough information in my letters it seems to isolate a grain of sand in a bucket."
— From an anonymous letter George Metesky sent to a newspaper in 1956
As editor of "Curiosity's Cats: Writers on Research," I had asked...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The 32nd annual Business Women's Forum (BWF), Connecticut's longest-running full-day conference for business women, will feature the CEO of The Joy Project, Amanda Gore, as the morning's motivational speaker. Barbara Corcoran of ABC-TV's "Shark Tank" will...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:23 PM
BRISTOL - The city's police department has selected three new cadets who have been enrolled in the state police academy for a 26 weeks of training.
Candidates who graduate from the academy will be deployed to work alongside experienced officers in...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:18 PM
A Texas-based hospital chain that is buying four Connecticut hospitals said in a surprise announcement Tuesday it will add a fifth to its roster: Saint Mary's in Waterbury.
Connecticut's legislature this year passed a bill allowing for-profit hospitals...
| May 13, 2014
| 6:43 AM
Occupation: Mayor of Danbury
Background: A product of Connecticut public schools and state universities, Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton is running as a "blue-collar" Republican who says he understands the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Erin Spaulding was in the middle of training for a half-marathon when one day at work, a 350-pound cabinet came loose from the wall above her desk and fell on her head.
That was in 2010. Three years later, she did get to run her half-marathon, at...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:45 PM
As Waterbury Hospital's merger and for-profit conversion nears, the latest group to step up pressure to maintain services is an association of clergy members organized under the Naugatuck Valley Project.
The group, led by Bishop Lionel French of the...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 2:17 PM
When PTR Industries announced last year it would flee Connecticut for the firearms-friendly state of South Carolina, it made a public statement of defiance and political will.
The maker of military style, semi-automatic rifles was founded and grounded in...
| May 25, 2014
| 4:14 AM
WATERBURY — "When I opened, I really just wanted to have one little store, be my own boss, making a modest living," said Matt Ensero, 29, owner of Wing It On!
Ensero launched the wings/burgers/wraps spot in a 765-square-foot, 22-seat space in a...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 10:38 AM
Un hombre del área de Waterbury detuvo su coche en el Mix Master en la dirección este de la I-84 poco antes de las 6am el viernes, caminó hasta la orilla de la carretera y saltó 136 pies hasta su muerte, dijo la policía estatal.
Más tarde, los...
| 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....