| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:46 AM
There is something to be said about friends who not only have a personal bond, but also a shared professional pedigree.
That's the case for two well-known area restaurateurs, Mark Resnisky and Butch Tougas, who have pooled their friendship and their...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven.
Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:59 PM
There is no disagreement on how important the sailing ship Amistad — which carried slaves from Cuba along America's Atlantic coast — is to the history of the abolitionist movement or to Connecticut. The modern-day, 129-foot replica of Amistad,...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 3:44 PM
Connecticut needs to renegotiate its relationship with Amistad, its tall ship, to get a guarantee in writing that the ship will be in the state and open to the public four months a year.
That's the least the state should get in return for spending...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:54 AM
“Abstract Recycling, The Offsite Show,” a third annual exhibit of found-object works made from recycled stuff, will be at Provenance Center, 165 State St. in New London.
In previous years, the show was held at the North Stonington Transfer...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 3:58 PM
Bishops Orchards in Guilford hosts the 7th Annual Shoreline Wine Festival Aug. 10 and 11, with wines from several Connecticut vineyards, food, vendors and live music.
The festival will be held from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday....
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit.
It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Rosemary Bove, the $101,000-a-year state official who manages Connecticut's five "Welcome Centers" on interstate highways, didn't have to look very far for at least a couple of the young people who were hired in May to work in 13 highly-coveted summer...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:33 PM
New federally recognized Indian tribes in Connecticut — and the gambling casinos that can accompany them — may once again be on the horizon.
For descendants of the state's Native American tribal groups, the fight for coveted federal...