| Sep 14, 2009
| 1:11 PM
The First Baptist Church of Union Park and the First Baptist Oviedo are located only 14 minutes apart, but they represent two extremes of a recent study that shows both widespread decline among American churches and instances of astonishing growth and...
| Apr 30, 2009
The historic vote to oust Kenneth D. Lewis as chairman of Bank of America Corp. on Wednesday sends a strong signal about the bank's candor and responsibility to investors, said critics in Connecticut who sought Lewis' removal.
Even though Lewis won re-...
| Aug 4, 2010
The following is the official statement from Chris Roos, Secretary Treasurer of Teamsters Local 1035 in South Windsor, CT in regard to the tragic deaths of nine people at Hartford Distributors today.
"On behalf of Teamsters Local 1035 I would like to...
| Jan 31, 2010
Now that other states have grabbed most of the federal stimulus money for high-speed rail systems, does Connecticut still have a chance of building a New Haven-to-Springfield line?
Connecticut congressional leaders and policy planners say the vision of...
| Feb 1, 2010
| 5:38 PM
ORIGINS: Land sold in 1720 by the Connecticut General Assembly to 12 proprietors to raise money for Yale College. It was settled in 1727 by Presbyterians from Ireland. Union was incorporated as a town in 1734.
NAME: Once called "Union lands" or "Union...
| Sep 29, 2002
On April 29, 1765, the Connecticut Courant published its first slave-related ad: Joseph Enos of Union seeks the return of Bristol, his 30-year-old runaway slave.
The next week, an anonymous advertiser offered for sale a "likely, healthy good natured...