| May 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
As part of the ongoing battle against Lyme and other tickborne diseases, public health organizations are asking residents in 11 Fairfield County towns to participate in a study to see if wiping out the ticks on rodents will help rein in the illnesses in...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Player School Ht. Pos. Cl. Stat Line
Jahlil Askew Maloney-Meriden 6-1 G Sr. 18.5 ppg 5.8 rpg
Brett Buser Granby 6-0 G Sr. 16.4 ppg 3.0 spg
Jordan Butler Glastonbury 6-6 C Sr. 16.6 ppg 14.3 rpg
E.J. Crawford Simsbury 6-4 F So. 21.5 ppg 40% three-...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:35 PM
The good news: Connecticut's "hate group" index appears to be holding fairly steady. The bad news: the number of far-right wing, anti-federal-government-conspiracy "Patriot groups" in Connecticut more than doubled last year.
That's the word from the...
| Apr 9, 2012
About 1 in 6 workers has elder care responsibilities of some kind, and given longer life expectancies, that share is likely to grow.
Workplaces have spent a lot more effort responding to employees' child care rather than elder care needs, but...
| Apr 11, 2012
It's an election year. People talk politics in the workplace. And why not? We have freedom of speech.
Well, not necessarily.
You may be shocked to learn that a constitutionally protected freedom of speech for government workers doesn't extend into the...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 5:54 AM
Olof Aspelin, a Stafford artist who is making a name for himself in the area, has a solo show at Arts of Tolland starting with a reception on Friday, Oct. 5, from 7 to 9 p.m.
“Large Mediums: A Gallery Exhibit by Olof Aspelin” can be seen...
| May 4, 2012
If it seems like everybody isn't on the same page in your workplace, maybe a book club can help.
Kansas City, Mo.-based Think Contracting swears by its in-house book club as a glue that binds the company together.
Every Friday from 10 a.m. to noon,...
| May 10, 2012
| 6:44 AM
HARBOR SPRINGS — Stafford’s Pier Restaurant in Harbor Springs recently welcomed Britt Beaumont as its new executive chef.
“We are excited to welcome Britt to our team,” said Jody Ewbank, the restaurant’s general manager....
| May 16, 2012
What people remember about Dan Kendrick is that he always wears red gym shoes.
That might not work for you as a marketing gimmick. But for the power behind Red Gym Shoes, a sales, marketing and career advice consultancy based in Overland Park, Kan., it's...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 4:15 PM
George Thorogood and the Destroyers’ hit “Bad to the Bone” blared from speakers as the hulking machine roared past the crowd.
It spun around in the dirt track in a deafening roar, all to the joy of throngs of spectators yelling from the...