| Jan 21, 2012
| 4:42 PM
Dealing with immigration law is primarily a federal issue, but over the past 10 years local police departments have issued 14 tickets under an obscure state statute that prohibits businesses from employing someone who is in the country illegally.
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Local post-rock purveyors Wess Meets West will attempt to shake the Outer Space to the ground on Sat., Jan. 28. Fresh off the release of their newest record Chevaliers late last year, including an epic CD release show at BAR, the boys will once again...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 11:35 AM
East Haven’s racial-profiling scandal produced an abundance of outrage during a Connecticut Civil Rights Coalition news conference Wednesday, but maybe not enough of it was directed at the people who ultimately made the scandal possible.
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:22 AM
You’ve seen Florence and the Machine perform on awards shows, on “Saturday Night Live,” Letterman and VH1 specials, now see the acclaimed English group in person May 11 at Mohegan Sun; tickets go on sale Friday, Jan. 27, at 10 a.m. for...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 4:33 PM
According to data from the U.S. Census and the Connecticut Commission on Aging, there are 930 centenarians in Connecticut — 85 percent are women — and the number has been rising steadily. "Spirit of A Century" is a multimedia series that...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 9:25 AM
My Pet Dragon is not your typical Brooklyn N.Y.-based rock band. Seemingly gimmick-less, this five-piece creates sweeping, anthemic, atmospheric rock songs, and sounds larger than five members strong. With vocals that soar, a multitude of layers, and a...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:41 PM
Una persecución policial terminó la madrugada del martes cuando el vehículo del sospechoso chocó contra una casa y fue a parar al interior de una recámara, justo encima de un hombre que dormía en su cama.
El inquilino Michael Sweat, de 34 años, quedó...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Reverb-drenched recordings are a hallmark of the modern indie rock sound. The Dum Dum Girls are no exception, but unlike so many of their peers, they truly own their production style, in a focused, non-arbitrary way — like they spent more time...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:00 PM
When something new feels like it's always existed, that's a pretty good sign it's a work of genius.
Take Walter Wick's I Spy and Can You See What I See? series. The Hartford photographer took a simple game invented to distract young children during...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 2:11 PM
The state is reviewing East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's request for reinstatement of his approximately $40,000-a-year firefighter's disability pension, which was rescinded after Maturo was elected to the mayor's post.
Maturo, who makes $75,000 a year...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:35 PM
January's meeting of the Hamden Art League will see a presentation by local painter Kathy Anderson. Anderson is a member of Putney Painters, and gathers inspiration from her garden. On Tue., Jan. 10, after a brief business meeting at 7:15 p.m., Anderson...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Eleanor Friedberger, who typically spends her time making music with her brother Matthew in the duo the Fiery Furnaces, heads to The Outer Space on Jan. 7. Friedberger's solo record Last Summer was released, well, last summer, and recorded the summer...