| Nov 1, 2013
| 4:24 PM
Federal authorities were in Hartford last week looking for documents and communications between the city and an insurance broker, Hybrid Insurance Group, which, it is alleged, failed to pay nearly $670,000 in premiums to two carriers for school board...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 3:17 PM
By Wednesday afternoon, official results for all of Tuesday's local elections were still not up on the secretary of the state's website.
This is crazy.
By contrast, Florida voters knew by 8 p.m. Tuesday all their local election results — because...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
The Malloy administration has created a far-flung network of private email accounts to conduct the public's business.
Instead of using the state's "ct.gov" email address that is assigned to each member of the administration, officials have used Gmail,...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:50 PM
Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.
The terms "grass-fed" and "pasture-raised" beef tend to conjure images of sprawling Western ranches rather than our...
| Nov 24, 2013
When Jonathan Hiller of Gales Ferry arrives in Ludlow, Vt., on a Friday night, ready for a weekend of skiing at Okemo, he feels right at home. He pulls into the driveway at a three-story house on Pleasant Street, stores his gear, and visits with dozens of...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Connecticut's conundrum in dealing with its tops-in-the-nation academic achievement gap is summed up by the saga of Bridgeport School Superintendent Paul Vallas.
Despite new landmark education reforms, Connecticut can still react antagonistically to...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:16 PM
If we're so damned smart, to paraphrase an old punch line, why ain't we rich?
We are smart, at least by one metric. If we were to take an area about 120 miles long by 30 miles wide from New Haven to Greenfield, Mass., and call this our region, our...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:40 AM
Digital Mobile Mammography
October and November: Hartford Hospital is providing a digital mobile mammography van around the community and at places of employment.
The van is scheduled to visit the following sites: Windsor Senior Center (Oct. 1);...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for a long time.
Streetcars are sexy. Trolleys are fun. Light-rail would help get those damned gas-guzzling,...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:10 PM
WINDSOR — Amazon could soon deliver a new distribution center to Windsor, bringing with it hundreds of jobs and a substantial tax boon.
A town official said that the location on Day Hill Road is one of a few finalists, although developers called...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....