| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:41 PM
1) Very Intimate Pleasures
Some of the adult videos at V.I.P. that are most popular with Hartford area couples turn out to be parodies of old TV favorites, like Scooby Doo or the Simpsons, according to store employee Danielle King. But she says this is...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:05 AM
-Ansonia Police Officer John Troesser responded to reports that a roaming pit bull bit a man. He says such a dog "came charging toward [him] and was barking aggressively" and, lacking any more calm or creative solutions, shot it. One problem: It was the...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 2:19 PM
Hartford Hospital says the rate increases it is asking of UnitedHealth Group is "not even close" to the 30 percent that the insurer says the hospital wants over the course of three years.
"That is factually wrong — not even close," Hartford...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 2:08 PM
A bunch of new state laws took effect this week that cover everything from
medical marijuana to massage parlors. How many laws were passed this year,
you might ask?
More than two hundred, and that's just this one year and you know what? Two...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 4:31 PM
The timing of Connecticut Restaurant Week couldn't be better for Stephen Rosini, owner of the Black Rose Tavern in Newington.
His 200-seat venue in the middle of town had a "soft opening" for a few weeks, then a grand opening two weeks ago. Now it's part...
| Oct 18, 2012
| 3:06 PM
Ah, Meriden's West Peak: The runner-up. The second-place finisher. The "Oh-this-isn't-Castle-Craig-it-must-be-the-other-way" turnaround spot.
The Hanging Hills of Meriden – probably the best view in the state to which visitors can either hike or...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 4:28 PM
Enjoy pork and brews at two upcoming beer dinners, each featuring bacon as the main attraction.
Vito's By The Water, 1936 Blue Hills Ave. Ext., Windsor, hosts a Beer to Bacon dinner Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. The four-course meal, paired with beers from...
| May 4, 2012
Your lucky numbers are coming to me. I see them clearly now ... 9 ... 1... and ... 1! -- Bill Holmes, Famington
So when do I meet this Jenny Craig? -- Mike Wambolt, Enfield
Shall I pick myself in this year's Dead Pool? -- Lou...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:29 AM
Seven more photos of Connecticut's war dead will be going up on the wall at the State Capitol this week.
And once upon a time, hardly anyone in this country even knew where Afghanistan was.
Here's the full news release from the Lt. Governor's Office:...
| May 29, 2012
| 10:28 AM
Army Specialist First Class Dennis Pratt was killed in an attack in Afghanistan.
Pratt, 34, was originally from Southington. The vehile he was traveling in came under attack and three other soldiers died as well. The attack happened on July 20, 2009...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:28 AM
Artists of the month, around the state:
The Gallery at The Orchards, 34 Hobart St. in Southington, presents the work of William Tarn of Farmington and Thomas Mayer of Plantsville in November. The gallery is run by Southington Arts and Crafts Association,...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Artists of the month, from around the state:
“Reading the Ruins: Paintings by Nathan Lewis” will run from Saturday, Sept. 1, to Saturday, Sept. 29 at A-Space Gallery at West Cove Studio, 30 Elm St. in West Haven. (Pictured is “Book...