| Nov 12, 2013
| 3:37 AM
The first snowfall of the season is making for a slippery morning commute for many motorists.
Snow began falling in the northwestern part of the state before dawn Tuesday. By 6:30 a.m., it was snowing in other parts of the state as well, from...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 4:10 PM
The Friends of the Tolland Public Library will be participating in "The Dictionary Project" for the first time this November. Each of Tolland's 191 third grade students will be receiving their own personal dictionary for use at school and home.
| Nov 9, 2013
| 7:44 PM
Connecticut runners led the way at the New England high school cross country championships Saturday at Derryfield Park in Manchester, N.H. Ridgefield's Trevor Hopper of Ridgefield won the boys title (15:08 for 5K), while Hannah Debalsi of Staples took the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:17 PM
By Wednesday afternoon, official results for all of Tuesday's local elections were still not up on the secretary of the state's website.
This is crazy.
By contrast, Florida voters knew by 8 p.m. Tuesday all their local election results — because...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Thumbs up to the University of Connecticut, the greenest school in the nation. The Sierra Club recognized UConn as the No. 1 "Coolest School" for offering hundreds of sustainability-related classes, slashing water use, retrofitting buildings and serving...
| Oct 18, 2013
Garden Club Events
Karen Bussolini is the guest speaker at Tolland Garden Paths garden club Harvest Gathering, Sunday, Oct. 20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Lodge at Crandall's Park in Tolland. The event will include a potluck luncheon at 1 p.m.;...
| Oct 10, 2013
As a UConn alum, I'm used to greasy, fast-food pies late at night from somewhere on Route 195 . So when a Cal reader sent me a tip to check out Camille's, a new pizza place in Tolland, I jumped at the chance for something new.
The vibe: I was pleasantly...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Anne S. Evans had more than just a few loose ends to tie up by noon Tuesday, the lockout deadline. As head of the U.S. Commerce Department's export assistance center in Middletown, she had conference calls and other matters for a trade delegation from...
| Oct 3, 2013
Max Collins, 23, knows he's young, even for a first-time restaurant owner. But he's using youth to his advantage.
He found his head chef, a former colleague from his bartending days, by reconnecting with him on Twitter. He came up with the restaurant'...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 3:08 PM
On Sept. 29, 1973, four decades ago, an 18-year-old homicide suspect told the state police during an eight-hour interrogation, "I definitely did what happened to my mother last night."
Peter Reilly of Falls Village, a hamlet in the Litchfield hills,...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 12:35 PM
Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...