| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Connecticut Light & Power Co. has made its last, best offer to its unions for a four-year contract — including a promise to hire 30 more line workers and pay raises averaging 2.7 percent — but the deal is likely to go down in a 'no' vote on...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 2:03 PM
Newington nursing-home workers who have been on strike almost six months are holding a rally at their picket line Saturday.
The event, to thank supporters and members of the New England Health Care Employees Union, District 1199 of the Service Employees...
| Dec 23, 2012
Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life.
But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
IF YOU WANT TO HELP:
The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:32 PM
I have always been concerned for the children’s safety at McCabe Union Elementary School and now even more so since the Connecticut shooting took place. There is no security and no gate at the main entrance of the school. The school states that...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night
Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.
Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:05 AM
If you thought you knew large pretzels, then get a load of the Uber-Pretzel, known for being one of the largest of its kind. This jumbo treat is made of 8.5 ounces of dough. When baked to completion, the inch-thick Uber-Pretzel measures a whopping 7.5...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent.
Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
It's officially autumn. And with it comes falling leaves, hayrides, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the most important of all, more seasonal beers. Pumpkin ale is one of these seasonal beers that is not only enjoyed today but was also highly appreciated in...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Man, what on earth to do with all those empty 55-gallon oil drums once we're done with them? If you're a non-profit called Oil Drum Art, you get 40 of 'em into the hands of regional artists, like Corina S. Alvarezdelugo (whose "Paradox of Plenty II" is...