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  • Malloy Says Shutdown Could Undercut Recovery

    Malloy Says Shutdown Could Undercut Recovery
    HARTFORD — Spurred by the threat that a congressional showdown over Obamacare will shut down the federal government, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director asked heads of state agencies Tuesday for contingency plans by Oct. 1 on how to maintain...
  • A Simple Design Philosophy: 'Love Where You Live'

    A Simple Design Philosophy: 'Love Where You Live'
    Joan Osofsky hears it all the time. Customers walk into one of her three Hammertown Barn stores and say, "Oh! I wish my house looked just like this." Osofsky decided to try to distill the philosophy that has guided her choices for Hammertown Barn, a...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire
    TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS By Betsy Gara Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...
  • "Spamalot" Opens TriArts Theater in Sharon

    The musical "Spamalot" opens the TriArts Sharon Playhouse running June 26 to July 7 in Sharon, CT. Jennifer Werner directs and choreographs with music direction by Eric Kang. Next up is the two-character musical "They're Playing Our Song," staged by...
  • Paul Leka dies at 68; co-writer of 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye'

    Paul Leka dies at 68; co-writer of 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye'
    It was intended to be a "throwaway" song, the seldom-played B-side of a 45-rpm record produced in a New York recording studio in 1969. Instead, it became an A-side No. 1 hit single for a band called Steam, a song whose simple but catchy chorus became...
  • Damien Bona dies at 56; co-wrote 'Inside Oscar' on Academy Awards

    Damien Bona dies at 56; co-wrote 'Inside Oscar' on Academy Awards
    Damien Bona earned a law degree from New York University in 1980 but spent only two years practicing law. As he told the Los Angeles Times in 1986, "I had to choose between a job and an obsession. I chose the obsession." Bona's obsession was the Academy...
  • Party time again: Michelle Obama explains the Angela Merkel state dinner for you guys without invites

     
    Germany's leader is feted at the Obamas' fourth White House State Dinner. With full guest list....
  • Problem Solver: Hotmail freeze burns user

     
    The night before she left on vacation, Sharon Brown's Hotmail account was working swimmingly. But by the time she arrived in Denmark on June 14, …...
  • My Pet World: Do our pets need holiday presents, too?

    Q: My husband lost his corporate job six months ago, and his prospects have not improved. I was a stay-at-home mom who went back to work part time. We have three kids (ages 5 to 11) and three dogs (two Labs and a Lab/golden retriever-mix). We've always...
  • Numbers To Call, Signs To Heed

    TOLL-FREE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HOTLINES Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900 National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE) National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474 Toll-free for the hearing impaired: National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...