Cellular companies scrambled to ensure customers don’t lose service while they wait for power to be restored, installing hundreds of generators at cell towers and switch facilities where power is down and backup batteries are fading.

When the Pleasant Valley Drive-In of Barkhamsted opened for the season on the second Friday in May, owner Donna McGrane was worried because it was pouring rain. “But we were packed!” she says. On the following night, “There was a crazy blinding blizzard. We sold out!”

Jeanine Basinger begins her book The Movie Musical! by recalling being a child in the small town of Brookings, South Dakota, during World War II and beholding Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers on the big screen of the downtown movie theater. The movie was Swing Time. In those days, she writes, …

Half of the 22-member majority Democrats in the state Senate have doubts about the way Gov. Ned Lamont is moving toward the reopening of the state and said that if tougher health guidelines aren’t adopted, the state could quickly increase the infection rate after the first phase of the gover…