| Jun 1, 2014
| 11:51 AM
We’re just a few hours from WWE Payback, and I have to say, I think this has potential to be a memorable card, even though it will be the first time since the TLC event in December 2012 that the WWE Championship isn’t defended at a PPV....
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:08 PM
Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:34 PM
The following items were taken from Romeoville police reports:
A motorcycle was reported stolen June 3 from the parking lot of a business in the 1100 block of Windham Parkway. The motorcycle was valued at $18,000.
Several power tools were reported...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 7:45 PM
Hartford HealthCare, a statewide network of health care providers with 18,000 workers, is eliminating 350 jobs, the chief operating officer announced Monday.
About 230 people will be leaving through layoffs, buyouts and retirements, and the rest of...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 6:56 PM
The Mohegan Tribe announced Thursday a new franchise agreement to bring 16 locations of a Colorado burger chain to New England.
The tribe entered an agreement to open 16 Smashburger locations in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. The burger...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 7:57 AM
A contractor summit connecting Connecticut businesses to opportunities coming out of Electric Boat's new multi-year $17.6 billion submarine contract with the Navy, originally expected to attract a few dozen companies, instead brought about 300...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 8:01 AM
Just hours after hanging out with President Barack Obama at the White House, members of the UConn women’s championship basketball team appeared before a group of very excited sixth-graders at Windham Middle School on June 10. The sixth-graders...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 5:35 PM
A June 15 Rail Fair and Flea Market at the Connecticut Eastern Railroad Museum was intended as a destination for fathers and their children for Father’s Day.
The event also took the place this year of the annual spring Model Train and Die Cast Toy...
| May 24, 2014
| 3:29 PM
— Walking down the street in Willimantic on a nice spring day back in 1948, Phil Barry felt pretty good about himself. He had on his letter sweater, which he had earned for playing basketball and baseball at Windham High School. The big maroon W...
| May 28, 2014
| 3:49 PM
England has the Man Booker ($83,000) and the Folio Fiction Prize ($66,000). American poets have the Kingsley Tufts Award ($100,000) and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize ($100,000). English-language writers worldwide, working in any genre, are eligible for...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Two months ago an 89-year-old Andover widow, Carolyn Sheehan, said in this column that she hoped someone in government would let her buy back 11.3 acres that the state Department of Transportation took by eminent domain 27 years ago for a planned...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 11:47 AM
The Romeoville Village Board on Wednesday approved a special-use permit allowing the Christian Faith Church International to open a church inside an office building in the Windham Lakes business park.
The new site is located in the same building as...