| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:43 PM
Scotland was a flurry of last-minute campaign activity hours before voting was to begin Thursday on a referendum to determine whether it would leave Britain.
Advocates on both sides of the debate — “yes” for independence and “no&...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Britain is on the brink. Our once solid little island is now moments away from possible extinction as Scotland prepares to vote on its future -- a referendum that will make or break a union formed more than 300 years ago.
The entire debacle has gone...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The race for Scottish independence reached a new level of intensity Monday after a weekend opinion poll showed a majority of voters for the first time favoring secession from the United Kingdom.
Increased uncertainty over Scotland's future resulted in...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:25 PM
MANCHESTER — The planning and zoning commission has approved a regulation change that would allow the new owner of a former mill on the Manchester Green to convert part of the building into apartments.
The former Glastonbury Knitting Co. factory at...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 3:46 PM
MANCHESTER — An old mill that has hosted a variety of businesses has been sold for $1.95 million, the town clerk said Monday.
Roger Samuels sold the property at 501 East Middle Turnpike to an outfit called Saint Rabon Private Equity, LLC, of...
| May 8, 2014
| 10:02 AM
All the Heughligans and "Outlander" finally have their datebooks marked: Starz has announced its adaptation of Diana Gabaldon's book series will premiere 8 p.m. CT Aug. 9.
In the story, WW II combat nurse Claire Randall gets swept back to 1743 Scotland,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:45 AM
The Royal Bank of Scotland has agreed to pay more than $150 million to the Securities and Exchange Commission to resolve allegations it deceived investors in a 2007 mortgage-backed security offering.
The bank was accused of describing the mortgages as...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 12:50 PM
This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble.
It won't be much of a surprise to learn that we're to blame. Perhaps it will lessen the guilt to know state and federal environmentalists — and a few conservation-...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 12:09 PM
On Tuesday there will be primary elections in 20 … excuse me, 21 towns here in … I beg your pardon, 22 towns.
The official number kept changing last week because towns get so excited about these primaries that they forget to tell the...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 11:32 AM
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| Jul 15, 2011
Here are some of the more interesting deals, websites and other travel tidbits that came across our desk recently:
July 30 is the deadline to register to compete in the Epson World Shootout Underwater Photo Grand Prix. Both pro and amateur...
| Jul 20, 2011
Of all the questions to arise out of the Rupert Murdoch hearings (including: Shaving foam? Really?) one of the more intriguing is why London calls its police force Scotland Yard.
The parliamentary hearings on the phone hacking scandal are looking, in...