| Jan 24, 2012
| 5:28 PM
Four state employees have been fired and four others have retired in the ongoing food stamp scandal.
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy made the announcement Tuesday regarding the controversy over state employees who allegedly falsified their financial status in...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 10:43 AM
President Obama preached a message of hope to factory workers on Wednesday as he began a sales pitch for his plan to boost U.S. manufacturing through changes to the tax code.
Speaking to employees and owners of a conveyor belt plant in Cedar Rapids,...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 9:10 AM
I'm sure that every music scene in the country is diverse and rich with bands flowing from all sorts of varying genres. But I'm not convinced at all that most of the other scenes stack up to what we have and are continually building here in CT. Case...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 4:52 PM
Connecticut Light & Power Co. has made its last, best offer to its unions for a four-year contract — including a promise to hire 30 more line workers and pay raises averaging 2.7 percent — but the deal is likely to go down in a 'no' vote on...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Thousands of commuters continue to breathe high levels of lung-damaging diesel exhaust at Chicago's Union Station, in part because of nagging maintenance problems at the Old Post Office that straddles the southbound tracks.
Testing by Amtrak has...
| Feb 19, 2012
The shuttering of the Union Stock Yard and Transit Co. on July 30, 1971, didn't mark the end of Chicago's role as "hog butcher for the world." That came a year earlier, when "hog alley" closed, a victim of the stockyards' long descent from years of...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 7:08 PM
JOHNSTOWN — North Star’s Nick Roberts and Conemaugh Township’s Cory Berchick each captured titles to lead a group of six Somerset County placewinners at the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional Wrestling Tournament on Saturday at Cambria...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Man, what on earth to do with all those empty 55-gallon oil drums once we're done with them? If you're a non-profit called Oil Drum Art, you get 40 of 'em into the hands of regional artists, like Corina S. Alvarezdelugo (whose "Paradox of Plenty II" is...
| Dec 4, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night
Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.
Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 1:15 PM
Shake Shack has gone Shack-ademic, opening its very first location next to a university — 986 Chapel St., kitty-corner to Yale’s Old Campus. Shake Shack’s Angus beef is 100 percent natural, vegetarian fed and humanely raised without...