Connecticut Adds 11,500 Jobs in September, Unemployment at 6-Year Low

10/21/14

Connecticut Adds 11,500 Jobs in September, Unemployment at 6-Year Low

Connecticut’s unemployment rate hit its lowest point in nearly six years as 11,500 jobs were added in the state during September, the state Department of Labor said Monday.

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Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

10/20/14

Filmmaking Master’s Program a New ‘Star’ at Sacred Heart University

Sacred Heart University's Film and Television Master's Program (FTMA) emphasizes the art of storytelling through a conservatory-like year-long program.

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Connecticut Hacker and Member of Anonymous Pleads Guilty

10/20/14

Connecticut Hacker and Member of Anonymous Pleads Guilty

During 2010’s Operation Payback Anonymous members unleashed a digital arsenal on organizations that opposed Internet piracy and WikiLeaks. A UConn student took part in the operation.

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WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

10/20/14

WFSB’s Kara Sundlun Was 'Love Child' of a Governor, New Book Recounts

Kara Sundlun, the Emmy-winning co-host of "Better Connecticut" on WFSB, has written a book entitled "Finding Dad: From Love Child to Daughter."

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Tom Foley Closed U.S. Manufacturing Plant, Consolidated Jobs in Mexico

10/20/14

Tom Foley Closed U.S. Manufacturing Plant, Consolidated Jobs in Mexico

Tom Foley, when he owned T.B. Wood’s Sons, closed several plants and consolidated operations, mainly to an updated plant in Mexico.

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New Haven Man Releases White Doves to Help People Grieve, Heal

10/19/14

New Haven Man Releases White Doves to Help People Grieve, Heal

Michael Balcombe, 31, is the founder of Precious Wings of New Haven, a ceremonial white dove release service.

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New Ceviche Latin Kitchen in Middlebury: Sizzling Cuisine and Cocktails

10/17/14

New Ceviche Latin Kitchen in Middlebury: Sizzling Cuisine and Cocktails

This new Latin fusion restaurant offers a wide variety of mouthwatering dishes to choose from.

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Restaurant Review: The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges

10/16/14

Restaurant Review: The Inn at Pound Ridge by Jean-Georges

For his new restaurant, chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten has created a contemporary locally sourced farm-to-table American menu—crisp, clean and refreshing as ice cold spring water.

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Great Places to Work 2014

10/16/14

Great Places to Work 2014

Here are 17 companies across Connecticut that provide more than just a paycheck to employees.

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Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

10/16/14

Connecticut Women’s Hall of Fame Celebrates Innovative Women This Year

The 21st Annual Induction Ceremony & Celebration for the Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame will celebrate women who have pushed boundaries in the areas of design and innovation. The ceremony will take place on October 29 in Hartford.

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