| Dec 15, 2013
| 3:14 PM
The union representing about 4,500 Sikorsky workers in Connecticut and Florida overwhelmingly approved a four-year contract on Sunday.
The vote, 2,098 to 66, was held in Wallingford and Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., near another Sikorsky Aircraft Corp....
| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:09 PM
Over the past two months, the dispatch operations of the four state police troops in the eastern district were consolidated into one barracks in Tolland, a merger that was completed Monday.
State police officials say the consolidation will help...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The 24th Annual Open Studio Hartford showcases the work of more than 200 artists, dancers, musicians, filmmakers and poets as part of a city-wide exhibition of our collective creativity. All weekend long you can head to any or all of the 18...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:34 PM
It doesn't take much prodding for John W. Olsen to launch into a diatribe when the subject of worker pay and Connecticut's labor movement comes up, and Wednesday was no exception.
Olsen delivered his final speech after 25 years as president of the state...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
In 1983 when President Reagan ordered the deployment of missiles in Europe as part of his "peace through strength" strategy to counter the Soviet Union, the very liberal town of Takoma Park, Md., declared itself a "nuclear free zone." City officials...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Metropolitan Opera's phenomenally popular series of "The Met: Live in HD," of live and recorded performances of legendary operas by some of the world's greatest opera stars, begins its 2013-2014 season this week in cinemas nationwide, including 14...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 3:56 PM
It has a weak case, but the city of Hartford wants out from under a federal court order issued in 1992 to stop discriminatory practices that keep a disproportionate number of Latino residents from exercising their right to vote.
Hartford's registrars of...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 2:27 PM
A man and a child were found dead in a possible murder-suicide Sunday at a New Hampshire YWCA, according to police and local news reports.
Further details were scant as the state attorney general's office began an investigation.
The discovery came...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:45 AM
It's one of those things you can't make up: "Liberty" is really the name of the little town in the Catskills where a young Connecticut dude got busted for exercising his constitutional rights to free speech.
His case has led to a federal court challenge...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 2:50 PM
Police are asking for help locating a 67-year-old Connecticut woman who arrived at Union Station Sunday but has not contacted her family since.
Lula Woodard of Hartford, Conn., called her relatives Sunday and told them she had arrived at Union...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 12:18 PM
After cutting his list of potential colleges to three finalists, St. Frances small forward Dwayne Morgan has spent the past two weeks deciding between Maryland, Georgetown and Nevada-Las Vegas.
On Wednesday, Morgan made his decision in front of an...