Meet People From Bristol’s Past: Ola Dahlgren


Bristol lost a beautiful post office and so many downtown buildings. Images of those long gone buildings flood social media. However, the history of Bristol is also about people, not buildings. Inside those building were people. People who offered services, people who played sports, people who ...READ MORE

Being Forgetful Pays Off Big for Local Resident


For most people, being forgetful is a real nuisance. Not true, for John Smedick, Jr. of Torrington. While John faithfully plays his favorite lottery numbers every morning — his wedding date and family birthdays — last Friday, he just couldn’t remember if he bought a ticket that night. To be ...READ MORE

Murphy Promotes Cheesy Idea


Senator Chris Murphy this week introduced legislation with Pennsylvania Democrat Bob Casey to establish a $5 million grant program to assist small-scale cheese producers. Murphy says the grant program would give preferences to cheese producers who use local or regional milk to make cheese, and ...READ MORE

New Latina Women’s Golf League is in Full Swing


More than 30 women from across the state hit the fairways for the first time at Goodwin Park Golf Course in Hartford on May 2nd as members of the newly formed CT Latinas Golf Team.  Team founder Estrela Segarra has a passion for golf and wanted to share it with other women in a fun and ...READ MORE

Honoring our Heroes


Connecticut Landmarks’ Nathan Hale Homestead is honoring our heroes during the 2018 Season with two exciting new programs. Visit the Homestead on a Saturday or Sunday in May from 12 to 4 pm to purchase an American Flag in honor of a military service member, veteran or hero. The Flag Field ...READ MORE

Here Are the Best (and Worst) Airlines in America


Finding the best airline in the United States may sound like a challenge. After all, between the ever-shrinking legroom and expanding baggage fees—never mind delays and overbooking debacles—air travel sometimes seems more like a necessary hassle than anything else. But not all U.S. airlines ...READ MORE

Kevin Ollie Gets Fired: Twitter Reacts


As the news of the firing of UConn head men’s basketball coach Kevin Ollie spread Saturday, Twitter was aflame with a range of reactions. “Kevin Ollie” was even trending in the New Haven area, with thousands of tweets on the subject. Read more and the Tweets from NBC CT ...READ MORE