| Mar 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the world. In 2010, about 88% of their rural population was at poverty level after a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck. Hundreds of thousands were killed and, as a result of the tragedy, people from all over the...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day, especially with these dining and beverage specials. Here's a sampling of what local restaurants are offering for the holiday.
A St. Patrick's Day prix-fixe at Max Fish, 110 Glastonbury Boulevard, Glastonbury,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Bonefish Grill, a casual seafood-focused chain with more than 150 locations throughout the United States, will open its first Connecticut restaurant March 25 in the Promenade Shoppes at Evergreen Walk, South Windsor.
Bonefish Grill is known for market-...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 5:19 AM
Mill Restaurant Group says "thanks" to its customer base with special $25 prix-fixe menus March 4-10 at its five locations. Each restaurant offers its own distinct three-course meal, with choice of appetizer, entree and dessert.
Menu selections include:...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Rachel Holmes was an urban forester for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for exactly two years until Thursday, and she didn't go out quietly.
The 31-year-old, with two graduate degrees from Yale, spent extra hours working on...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 3:27 PM
State and local police told the governor's Sandy Hook Advisory Commission Friday that it will be tough to create an effective law banning assault weapons because they are so hard to define.
Following the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting, where Adam...
| Mar 8, 2013
Over three decades, Vivie Glass quietly created and developed the recipes that built a brand favored by confection connoisseurs around the country.
Now the baking genius behind her husband David Glass' cake empire is telling the story how she and...
| Feb 24, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A decade or so ago I admitted to a friend that I'd left the kids in the car a few times, and I didn't think it was so bad. I'd done it in places where I could still see the car, which was locked: Dropping an older kid off at karate, for example, while the...
| Feb 10, 2013
I come by this job honestly. As far back as I can remember, saving money and stretching the budget was a priority. My thrifty-gened parents rarely bought anything that wasn't on sale — and they taught us that scoring deals was a competitive sport....
| Mar 22, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Coming together as a community, South Windsor residents donated handmade cards to the families of the Sandy Hook tragedy.
Hannah Reichle, a graduate of South Windsor High School organized the event at the Community Center. She set up...
| Mar 25, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Students who typically do not have the opportunity to compete in athletics now have a chance to shine.
Six unified sports teams from Connecticut gathered at South Windsor High School as part of a program that unites athletes,...