| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 3:15 PM
A court victory for 2,800 state employees laid off in 2003 will cost Connecticut taxpayers dearly.
The federal appeals court ruling will impose a big burden on any governor trying to negotiate with unions to ease a financial crisis.
Under the ruling, a...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:01 PM
This will be an extraordinary weekend for Connecticut residents William H. Hincks and Kierran Broatch.
Today, the two men will join 12,000 other blue- and gray-clad participants in the conclusion of a three-day re-enactment commemorating the 150th...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 1:03 PM
1) Union League Café
1032 Chapel St.
The only place to go in CT for French food!
2) Le Petit Café
225 Montowese St.
3) Bar Bouchée
| Oct 28, 2012
Philosopher Paul Kurtz was called many unflattering names during his long career, including "Satanic free-thinker" and "dangerous corrupter of young minds."
But the name some of his critics considered most damning was the one he most prized.
| Dec 19, 2012
| 4:22 PM
What stands out from Tuesday night's games? Liberty is good. Real good. Notre Dame still is tough to beat at home. And Lehighton is not the same 'ol woeful Lehighton that other MVC teams used to look forward to playing. Those three were among the night'...