| Sep 2, 2013
| 3:08 PM
The picture seemed good earlier this year as Electric Boat hired 350 workers, many of them to rebuild the USS Miami after a fire nearly destroyed the attack submarine when it was in Maine for repairs.
The Groton sub-maker has boosted its staff of...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:09 PM
On Tuesday there will be primary elections in 20 … excuse me, 21 towns here in … I beg your pardon, 22 towns.
The official number kept changing last week because towns get so excited about these primaries that they forget to tell the...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Jeffrey Banks, an award-winning clothing designer for men and women, discusses his book Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style at the Mattatuck Museum on July. 19. The discussion is presented in conjunction with The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich, an...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Buffoonish Norfolk DJ Alan Partridge, one of Steve Coogan and the BBC's finest comic creations, makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen in "Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a scissor-sharp comedy of ineptitude and failure. Crisply directed by Declan...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Republican Tom Foley, the party’s unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate in 2010 who is exploring a run in 2014, appeared on a talk show Sunday and began his thus-far-unofficial campaign by insinuating that the administration of Gov. Dannel P....
| Aug 20, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Ted Post, a veteran television and film director who directed a young Clint Eastwood on TV's "Rawhide" and later directed the film legend in the hit movies "Hang `em High" and "Magnum Force," has died. He was 95.
Post, who had been in failing health,...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Update: A 25-year-old man has been apprehended after he allegedly attempted to elude officers who were trying to serve an arrest warrant. The suspect, identified by police as Nash W.F. Rathbun, has been treated for a gunshot wound and released from the...
| May 7, 2013
Dancer helped popularize modern ballet in U.S.
Frederic Franklin, 98, a British-born dancer who helped popularize modern ballet in the United States, died Saturday at a Manhattan, N.Y., hospital of complications from pneumonia,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 6:44 AM
Dianne Coyle has a mission, and she’s carrying it out by using art: To inform people that “Haiti is people, and people have faces.”
An exhibit of Coyle’s work at Clare Gallery in Hartford, “Faces of Haiti,” is 20 oil-...
| 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...