| 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...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Nelson McCormick's first knowledge of the assassination of John F. Kennedy came as a child in East Lyme.
"I was very young but what I remember is that on Saturday morning all the TV stations that normally had the cartoons I watch were taken up with...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:48 AM
Former UConn football coach Paul Pasqualoni said Thursday that he was never told the reason university police were a conducting an investigation regarding the actions of one or two of his players in the summer of 2011.
"As best as I can recall, a...
| Nov 3, 2013
| 7:34 AM
"Care to know the secret of happiness, young man?"
The novelist Allan Gurganus recalls a friend's old aunt asking him this when he was a boy. After he nodded "yes," she replied: "Collect something."
Gurganus, 66, told the story in a recent New York...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 12:56 PM
Located in the heart of West Hartford, Quaker Green offers easy access to an array of fine restaurants and shops, many within walking distance. Local cultural events are second to none.
Summers offer live music, art shows, parades, walks, runs and...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 9:23 AM
La banda marchante de la Escuela Superior de Manchester ganó el primer lugar en el estado en una competencia regional el sábado.
Los músicos de la escuela superior y portaestandartes obtuvieron los honores en la División 1A en el campeonato de...
| Oct 22, 2013
Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other.
Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 3:43 PM
We've long thought that the center of Norwich was one of the state's underappreciated treasures, and now that opinion is gaining ground. The American Planning Association just named historic downtown Norwich one of its 10 "Great Neighborhoods" for 2013....
| Oct 11, 2013
| 10:47 AM
The University of Nevada Las Vegas won the market appeal contest Thursday at the 2013 Solar Decathlon, edging out Vienna University of Technology, Stanford and Czech Technical University in one key phase of the 19-team competition to build the sustainable...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 1:25 PM
The stately hillside home at 190 Stoner Drive reflects the sensibilities of the original deed holder from a century ago. An expansive interior designed for entertaining and an exterior featuring formal gardens embody the genteel way of life enjoyed by...