| Jan 29, 2014
| 3:55 PM
They got the message and it was loud and clear: It's not good to be a tree in Connecticut.
So like others before who felt the sting of persecution, they were pulling up roots. They were getting out of town. They were fleeing the only state they'd known....
| Jan 18, 2014
| 1:28 PM
HARTFORD — The Sandy Hook Advisory Commission secured a promise Friday from Peter Lanza to turn over at least some of Newtown shooter Adam Lanza's treatment records, and heard from two of the foremost autism experts on what the disorder isn't, as...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:41 PM
If they get me to Dallas, I can save the president.
Those were my thoughts as I stared at the black and white Zenith TV sitting in the corner of my parent's living room. On the screen was the picture of President John F. Kennedy along with the dates:...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A multi-genre category like R&B/Soul/Funk cries out for a rule-breaking, wide-ranging, all-encompassing winner, and Fake Babies is the real thing. The self-described "dirty soul music group" records complex studio collages of sensitive...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:33 AM
The local small theater season has kicked in bigtime this month, well before some of the big regional theaters get going. Last weekend was the first weekend of The Specials, a new play by local British playwright Steve Bellwood. The show—a dark...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:18 PM
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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Tony-Award winner Debbie Gravitte (“Jerome Robbins Broadway”) and Broadway conductor Todd Ellison (“Annie” revival, “Spamalot”) are featured in “The Great American Songbook” Pops concert by The New Haven...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:25 PM
It is easy to say there is no place safe anymore. Can't go to the mall now without thinking about Kenya. Can't go to a marathon without thinking about Boston.
Can't go to the movies without thinking about Aurora.
Can't go in a plane without thinking...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 1:25 PM
For musicians, putting out a much-labored-over record can be likened to the birth of a child, albeit one in which the "parents" had a great deal of control. Imagine the excitement when two immense projects reach completion around the same time. That's how...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Roberta J. (Loy) Nesheim of Northford, CT, passed away on September 18 in Connecticut Hospice. Known to many as Bobbi, she was born October 21, 1934 in Glendale. She graduated from Glendale High School in 1952. Her parents are the late Marie E. Loy and J....
| Oct 4, 2013
| 11:03 AM
WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers on Friday praised the actions of the Capitol police, authorities were still trying to determine what prompted a woman to lead police on a car chase through the nation's capital, ending with her fatal shooting outside the Capitol...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 6:18 PM
STAMFORD, Conn. — The woman shot to death after a police chase from the White House to Capitol Hill had been suffering mental health problems, federal law enforcement officials said, including postpartum depression after her daughter was born and...