| May 29, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The Mohegan Tribe announced Wednesday it bought a wood-pellet production company in Ohio as part of an effort to diversify revenue in the face of growing competition within the gaming industry.
The tribe said it bought a production plant that was owned...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 2:54 PM
UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them.
Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union said Monday it will open a new $18 million headquarters next week in Waterford.
The credit union, with more than a dozen branches throughout New London and Windham counties, will move administrative operations from four...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 4:40 PM
Alan Partridge, the British broadcast personality Steve Coogan first brought to life in 1991 on the BBC radio news spoof, "On the Hour," is back. Older, none the wiser, his bloated ego and vast array of insecurities are very much intact.
It's not that...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:18 AM
The last time a female was executed in Connecticut was more than two centuries ago, and the person punished by death was not a woman, but a child: Hannah Occuish was 12 years old when she was hanged in New London five days before Christmas 1786.
| Apr 14, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Bob Davidson's goal in life was to reduce the stigma suffered by people with mental illness, and help them get the support they needed — preferably in a community setting with housing, peer support and counseling.
He spoke frequently at the...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"Generalissimo Francisco Franco of Spain is still dead!"
For months on end, "Saturday Night Live" got big, big laughs and results from this on-going "news" announcement, made repeatedly in 1975 during 'SNL's' first season.
AND now I suggest that CNN can...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Mark Lavitt, who has a degree in landscape architecture, is a Coventry-based designer, builder and developer. He envisioned Flanders Woods to be a community of “green” homes in harmony with the landscape. Passive solar designs combine with the...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:42 PM
What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends.
For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Everybody knows that Connecticut is a blue state. The General Assembly is packed with Democrats, our congressional delegation got rid of its last Republican in the 2008 election, we have a Democratic governor and we haven't voted for a Republican for...
| 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...