| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Of the many ideas in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget message Wednesday, the one that has most underwhelmed mayors and first selectmen is the proposed property-tax exemption on motor vehicles.
Mr. Malloy proposed a tax exemption for the first $20,000 of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:34 AM
113th Italian Festa Celebration: June 27-30. St. Andrew Club Grounds, 515 Chapel St., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. A parade, Italian music, Italian food and a celebration of Italian-American heritage. Free.
21st Annual Arts and Craft Fair: Aug. 17, 10...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:34 AM
“On the Banks” is the new show at The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, and its subject matter is watercolor and oil landscapes created along the Mystic, Thames and Niantic rivers and along Long Island Sound.
| Dec 14, 2012
| 2:16 PM
Lyndon Rive, founder and CEO of SolarCity Corp., was at the company's brand new Rocky Hill office just after 4 p.m. Thursday when Ed Steins, his Northeast regional vice president, read aloud the closing price of the company's shares on its first day of...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Roundabouts. It's such a cute, innocent name. Yet lots of Connecticut drivers dread them as vicious, confusing, frightening traffic whirlpools that could suck them into mayhem and misdirection.
And that's too bad. Replacing regular traffic-light or...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 3:04 PM
1) Rosedale Farms
25 East Weatogue St.
2) Jonathan Edwards Winery
74 Chester Main Rd
3) Hopkins Vineyard
25 Hopkins Rd.
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:05 AM
-Ansonia Police Officer John Troesser responded to reports that a roaming pit bull bit a man. He says such a dog "came charging toward [him] and was barking aggressively" and, lacking any more calm or creative solutions, shot it. One problem: It was the...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A new exhibit incorporating the use of recycled materials, called Abstract Recycling: the Art of the Dump, created by the Provenance Center of New London, opens June 30 at the North Stonington Transfer Station. It's the second annual exhibit of its kind,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:05 PM
HARTFORD — Marquis Smith of New Haven takes home less than $300 a week from his minimum wage job at a mall gift shop.
The 26-year-old Iraq War veteran is single and doesn't have kids, "but even with that being the case,'' he said, "it's still...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Fair-goers have drained away from the grounds of the Haddam Neck Fair, which, tucked in a bucolic section of Haddam, always marks Labor Day weekend. There the carnival rides have been packed up, the last skillet in the Ladies Skillet Throwing contest...