| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Walmart's record for labor law violations at its Connecticut construction sites wasn't too pretty before, and it seems to be getting uglier all the time.
State labor officials say one of Walmart's subcontractors at a Hartford job now owes its workers...
| Nov 30, 2012
| 4:18 PM
For reasons that should be obvious, children emerging from school at the end of the day should not be discharged into a fog of diesel exhaust. Thus it's good to see — for the second time this year — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:45 PM
School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety.
Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:12 AM
Late last month, a worker at a Walmart construction site on Hartford’s Flatbush Avenue fell 23 feet and broke both his legs. The guy’s employer turned out to have none of the workers’ compensation insurance required by Connecticut law,...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:13 AM
It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head.
Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:00 PM
557 Wakelee Ave., (203) 735-6417
Bill Miller's Castle
834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551
Branford Elk's Lodge
158 S. Montowese St., (203) 488-9311
168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995
| Jan 19, 2013
| 9:46 AM
On Saturday at noon, owners, sellers, and other pro-gun advocates will hold a rally at the state capitol to protest the gun control legislation that's being proposed at both the state and federal level.
The Hartford rally is affiliated with a group...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
| May 13, 2013
| 9:58 AM
1) Super Duper Weenie
306 Black Rock Tpke.
1886 Post Road
3) Duchess Restaurant
15 Meadow St.
2315 Black Rock Tpke....