| Sep 26, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Cass County's financial crunch has forced the public works department to terminate almost a dozen employees. The presiding county commissioner says if the cuts were not made, the county would not be able to pay its bills.
Cass County Commissioner...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 1:05 PM
8 p.m. Dec. 16, Cafe Nine, 250 State St. $8. (203) 789-8281, cafenine.com.
This has been a year of change for David Lamb and MorganEve Swain, the Rhode Island-based folk/Americana duo better known as Brown Bird. "Duo" is the operative...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 4:09 PM
“When you’re a kid, you’re a kid all the way….”
“West Side Story” meets Ralphie and his Red Ryder BB gun in “A Christmas Westside Story,” the latest pop culture mash-up from the deliriously daft...
| Nov 19, 2009
| 4:33 PM
The "BMW bandits," a group of professional thieves who have been stealing air bags and headlights for luxury cars on the Westside and in the Mid-Wilshire area, appear to be spreading to the San Fernando Valley. In recent months, about......
| Oct 5, 2008
Brian Baker is worried.
As assistant director of a Hartford homeless shelter that has reached capacity, he and his staff have turned away nearly 2,000 people this year. He helps the poorest of the poor, including poverty-stricken families whose...
| Apr 15, 2008
In October 2005, Apple added downloadable television shows to its popular iTunes Store. The move jump-started the market for full-length TV shows online, and by January 2008, the store had sold more than 125 million episodes. In the meantime, though, a...
| Jul 16, 2008
As if in response to the midsummer heat, "The Marvelous Wonderettes" returns to captivate us, with an aerated glee that is virtually irresistible. In its splendid new Laguna Playhouse staging, Roger Bean's long-running hit about four singing archetypes at...
| Jul 3, 2009
| 1:48 PM
A North Texas bike company took time out today to honor the children of soldiers who serve overseas.
How does a parent make up for lost lost time with a child? Sgt. J.T. Riley says, " It can be rough, it can be rough at times."
This is Sgt. J.T. Riley's...
| Jan 1, 2004
Federal law enforcement officials sharpened their investigative focus on Gov. John G. Rowland this week, serving a grand jury subpoena demanding all records of construction and renovations to the governor's mansion in Hartford for the past eight years....
| Nov 25, 2003
In the six years since he bought a vacation place in Litchfield, Gov. John G. Rowland has transformed the place from an ``almost uninhabitable'' cottage to a comfortable lakeside retreat, with a new kitchen, cathedral ceiling and waterfront hot tub....