| Mar 22, 2014
| 6:56 PM
For the first time since Holly Branagan's murder 35 years ago, investigators working the cold case say they believe they know who stabbed the 17-year-old to death in the kitchen of her Bethlehem home.
But city police Detective Thomas Galloway, who...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 4:34 AM
P. Ward Robinett Jr., the founding president of TowneBank Portsmouth, announced his retirement at the end of 2013. On Jan. 1, Dawn S. Glynn became president of the bank's newly created Chesapeake-Portsmouth-Suffolk region.
Glynn is a founding officer of...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 4:31 PM
The average Social Security retirement check in Connecticut last year was $16,461, according to the Social Security Administration — and for 28 percent of elderly recipients, it's their only income.
The Connecticut House and Senate majority leaders...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Actors have their Oscars. Musicians, their Grammys. But for nonprofits throughout Central Florida, the biggest honor is a 13-inch statuette of Mickey Mouse — and the nice, fat check from Disney that comes with it.
Walt Disney World Resort passed...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Carol Robinson had just put the necklaces on display when two customers walked in.
Their friend — the mother of a bride-to-be who'd been jilted a day before she was to walk down the altar — needed a pick-me-up.
Drawn to the words...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 6:14 AM
In a Peanuts comic, Snoopy wrote to the Internal Revenue Service requesting his subscription be canceled and his name be removed from the mailing list.
Since that's not an option, let's look at ways to get your federal income taxes done for free ahead...
| Feb 28, 2014
On a day when his company made certain that the Hartford area's one annual major league sports event would remain through 2024, Travelers Chairman and CEO Jay Fishman used the term "collective we."
It is a fitting term.
"We are a hometown company, 7,000...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 4:43 PM
HMK Insurance in Bethlehem — the region's largest locally owned and independent agency — has striven to maintain a familial corporate culture even as it has gotten bigger.
Founded in 1914, HMK (Hampson, Mowrer, Kreitz) offers business and...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 8:12 AM
Logs from Highland Park trees provide seating in an outdoor classroom's miniature amphitheater that also has a sandbox and murals at Highland Park Community Nursery School.
Various pieces of this outdoor classroom share the distinction of having been...
| Jan 25, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Irvine Valley College will host a free income tax preparation session Saturday.
People or families can get help putting together their taxes from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Business Sciences Technology and Innovation Center on campus at 5500 Irvine...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Winter Park Memorial Hospital officials had their dukes up, on the defensive.
On the line, a caller with an ominous question: “What are you doing at the hospital to my son?" Rather than a straight jab, the caller threw a curve: "My son came home...
| Jan 22, 2014
Patricia Meade made sure she had the day off for Martin Luther King Jr.'s holiday Monday.
The Joliet woman used a vacation day to take the day off from work so she could join about 450 people in Joliet to give back to the community by volunteering....