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  • READER SUBMITTED: Simsbury Public Library To Launch "Innovation At Work" Program

    The Simsbury Public Library will run a series of programs as part of "Innovation at Work", a project that will introduce and use new technology, such as 3D printing, to highlight technology's influence on the current workforce and workplace and how it...
  • Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession

    Killer's Defense Was Demon Possession
    At first, the 1981 stabbing death of 40-year-old Alan Bono of Brookfield looked like a routine argument gone awry. Police referred to it as an "open-and-shut case." But then came Arne Cheyenne Johnson's defense: The devil made him do it. With the help...
  • Southington Asks State To Stock Crescent Lake With Fish

    SOUTHINGTON — Crescent Lake, a popular public fishing area, would be a good place for the state to stock gamefish, the town's recreation director said Friday. David Lepreay said he's asked the state fisheries staff to consider putting fish into...
  • Metro-North Executives Invite Connecticut Commuters To Speak Up

    STAMFORD — Metro-North commuters for years complained that nobody at the railroad seemed to listen to their grievances, trading stories of phone calls going ignored and emails drawing either no reply or generic form letters. On Thursday, that's...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • 1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children

    1977 Mass Murder In Prospect Claimed Woman, 8 Children
    Until the Newtown shootings in December 2012, the 1977 slaying of a mother, her seven children and a young family friend was the largest mass murder in Connecticut history. In the wee hours of July 22, 1977, at about 4:15 a.m., neighbors smelled smoke...
  • Former Webster Bank President Lands Post With Rival

    Former Webster Bank President Lands Post With Rival
    Gerald P. Plush has landed a high-level post at Santander Bank in Boston, six months after abruptly resigning as president and chief operating officer of the Waterbury-based parent of Webster Bank. Plush will be chief financial officer for the U.S....
  • Care 4 Kids Helps Struggling Families With Summer Camp Expenses

    Care 4 Kids Helps Struggling Families With Summer Camp Expenses
    Overnight camp, park and recreation, sports programs. None of these summertime activities come cheap. "I'm a single parent with two kids," says Erin Sheak of Waterbury, who wanted to send her children, ages 4 and 7, to camp but didn't know how she could...
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...
  • Wild Style At CT Barber Expo In Wallingford

    Wild Style At CT Barber Expo In Wallingford
    WALLINGFORD — From mohawks to tightly-woven braids and curled mustaches to long goatees, the Fourth Annual Connecticut Barber Expo on Sunday was a place for people with wildly different styles who have one thing in common: they care about men's...
  • State Won't Fight Paying Millions To Wrongfully Imprisoned Man

    HARTFORD — The state will not fight efforts by exonerated prisoner Kenneth Ireland to seek an estimated $5.5 million to $8 million in compensation for years he lost serving time in prison for a murder he did not commit. In a letter sent Thursday to...
  • READER SUBMITTED: VNA HealthCare Dress Down Days Benefit Local Charity

    VNA HealthCare's Central Office staff in Southington found a great way to get through the long cold winter and, at the same time, raise money for a good cause. Office staff (but not visiting staff) were able to buy passes for $2. each to wear casual...