| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:33 AM
...and please let the Republican nominee choose Sarah Palin as his running mate. -- Ian Tullock, Simsbury
Now that the Republicans are self-destructing, see what you can do about Biden. -- Dan Ciesielski, Plainville
And of course,...
| Feb 2, 2012
Just 12 shopping days until Valentine's Day. Don't wait until the last minute and get stuck paying full price for your gifts. Check out the great sales going on at area stores now.
After 26 years in business, Life of Riley Irish Imports, 881 Boston...
| Sep 13, 2012
For 17 days, the 2012 Big E in West Springfield will dish up all sorts of family entertainment when New England's largest fair opens Friday, Sept. 14. In addition to an emphasis on the region's agricultural industry, the festival will offer live music and...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:18 PM
U.S. Senate candidate Chris Murphy had hoped to put to rest questions about a 2007 foreclosure lawsuit over missed mortgage payments on his Cheshire home, but a week later questions linger, and his campaign has decided against releasing documents...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The U.S. Senate campaign in Connecticut has become a test of who pivots best. Moving the public's attention to a candidate's strength or an opponent's weakness is an essential skill in an era of the ceaseless campaign. Democratic Senate candidate...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Suzanne Hopgood was walking through the Connecticut Convention Center with Michael Freimuth, explaining to me why Freimuth was picked from 350 applicants to run the new Capital Region Development Authority.
The authority's board, headed by Hopgood,...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 9:05 PM
More than half of Connecticut voters surveyed say rising prices have forced them to make "big changes" in how they shop for groceries, and nearly a quarter say they have had to sell something of value to pay bills in recent years, a new University of...
| Sep 30, 2012
Sheryl Simoni had been a runner until her knees gave out — she used to walk around the neighborhood with friends. Darlene Dukes used to work out regularly until fatigue overcame her. Linda Finlay never bothered to put on sneakers, "I don't like to...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Wendy DaCosta, former secretary to Danbury Mayor Mark Boughton, doesn't exactly deny in her wrongful-termination lawsuit that she violated the city's anti-harassment policy but says others were not punished for their own alleged violations of it. DaCosta,...
| Feb 5, 2012
| 11:09 AM
I'd like two soft tacos and er ... er ... a side of crow! -- Joan Faust, Southington
Is that a foot in my taco? -- Bob Karalus, East Hampton
Hey didn't the four of you used to work for the East Haven PD? -- David Milewski, Kensington...
| Feb 9, 2012
The Krys Family Italian Restaurant in the center of Plantsville was THE place in its heyday when it came to grinders and pizza with the family. Closed several years ago, it has reopened as Zingarella Pizzeria & Ice Cream Cafe, with a new look, new life...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:00 PM
UConn's TV network hosted on its website and twice aired a sketch full of rape jokes. In the clip, part of a student-produced “comedy” series, a young woman runs from a masked attacker only to have the blue-light emergency phones call her a...