| 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 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 26, 2013
| 1:23 PM
After their grown children moved out, the Rileys found that their single-family home was too large. They expected to stay at The Mansions at Hockanum Crossing for six months to a year while they looked for houses, but nine years later they are still happy...
| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:53 AM
Casi 10 años después que desapareciera de la casa de su madre en East Hartford, Joyvaline Martínez fue identificada el miércoles como una de las tres mujeres cuyos restos óseos fueron encontrados diseminados detrás de un centro comercial de New Britain en...
| Sep 12, 2013
There are many ways to measure the quality of a workplace: wages and benefits, employee turnover, physical amenities like gyms, policies such as flex time and free lunch, and profit-sharing all come to mind.
As the chronicler of life in Connecticut,...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:44 PM
In 2012, the University of Connecticut asked water utilities to propose new ways to increase drinking water supply to its Storrs campus.
Those submitting knew that an industrial park was planned, that what is now known as the Storrs Center would be...