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January 17, 2010; Updated: 7:20 am
While most towns in the region rode a rollercoaster year in real estate to a fairly sedate finish in 2009, two of the area's most distressed cities saw eye-opening increases in sales.Statistics released...
January 2, 2010; Updated: 2:08 am
We asked Day staffers to list their top picks from the gazillion books that were published in 2009. You may not find a lot of these on the bestseller lists, but you'll be missing out if you don't check them out.
January 1, 2010; Updated: 2:34 am
Arts editor and movie blogger Kristina Dorsey picks her favorite films of 20091. PreciousNo film packed more emotional power this year than...
December 31, 2009; Updated: 6:56 am
In November Pfizer Inc. announced that it is pulling out of New London while keeping its local workforce intact by consolidating operations into its Groton campus.
December 30, 2009; Updated: 5:26 am
As the year draws to a close, the Day's food critics have each rounded up a trio of their favorite restaurants from 2009. CHARLES T. CLARK'S PICKS:Mirch Masala
December 30, 2009; Updated: 1:24 pm
The Day asked food writer Lee White for a list of her favorite restaurants for 2009:The Original Frank Pepe Pizzeria NapoletanaMohegan Sun Casino, Uncasville860 862-8888My perfect pizza has a fairly thin bottom crust...
December 30, 2009; Updated: 10:46 am
It was a decade of economic ups and downs, befitting a region that traditionally has ridden the fortunes of the submarine industry.
December 30, 2009; Updated: 3:53 am
It began with the Mohegan Tribe announcing a sweeping cost-containment program and ended with the Mashantucket Pequot Tribe in default, all but buried under a debt load that outstripped its means. For the region's gaming tribes, 2009 was...
December 30, 2009; Updated: 2:45 pm
The staff of The Day share their favorite videos of 2009 and offer their comments on what made the videos memorable.
December 29, 2009; Updated: 4:08 am
It was a larger-than-life year for television, in part because of a death.The death of Michael Jackson from a cornucopia of prescription drugs administered by his private physician set...
December 29, 2009; Updated: 8:51 am
Edwin F. Rachleff committed suicide in July 2008 by jumping off the highest building in New London - the Mohican Senior Apartments - on the same day that federal authorities declared insolvent the credit union he had guided for decades.
December 28, 2009; Updated: 9:53 am
Day staffers have checked their iPods and CD collections to come up with their lists of the best recorded music of 2009.
December 28, 2009; Updated: 9:50 am
Some crimes committed over the past decade went beyond the police station and courtroom to galvanize the community. The Oct. 12, 2007, murder of New London package store owner Jared Silva stunned the city.
December 28, 2009; Updated: 10:08 am
For more than 20 years, serial killer Michael Bruce Ross had strutted and preened on the public stage.As he fought his death sentence, through appeal after appeal, the man who had raped and murdered...
December 28, 2009; Updated: 10:04 am
It was our year of living precariously. The region stumbled into January with an unemployment rate of 8.2 percent, 2.5 percent above the average for the previous year. That same month, Pfizer Inc. announced it would be laying off 500...
December 28, 2009; Updated: 9:53 am
From the House of Blues in Boston to the Oasis Pub in New London, The Day's music critics caught some interesting acts in 2009. Here's a list of their favorites.
December 28, 2009; Updated: 9:54 am
The Day asked Toshiyuki "Toshi" Shimada, music director of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra, for a list of what he listened to in 2009.
December 27, 2009; Updated: 3:00 am
The most closely held secret in Gov. M. Jodi Rell's office over the past year wasn't a policy proposal or a tax hike. It was the fact that a University of Connecticut pollster, Ken Dautrich, was helping the administration shape its...
December 26, 2009; Updated: 10:10 am
The Navy found the crew of the USS Hartford completely at fault for a collision with a Navy surface ship last March.About 30 tactical errors occurred onboard the Groton-based Hartford (SSN 768) in the...
December 25, 2009; Updated: 2:48 am
It didn't seem likely a year ago that Democrats would lose their majority on the New London City Council.The Democratic machine, firmly in place for decades, had a rising young star with broad appeal in...
December 24, 2009; Updated: 10:18 am
Richard J. Shenkman captured the state's attention when he kidnapped his ex-wife, Nancy Tyler, in downtown Hartford on July 7 and held her hostage in his South Windsor home. Shenkman and Tyler were due in court that day for their divorce...
December 24, 2009; Updated: 5:24 pm
The staff photographers of The Day select their favorite images of 2009 and share their thoughts behind the photographs.
December 23, 2009; Updated: 10:14 am
In theory, Connecticut has a part-time legislature. In 2009 it didn't work out that way, as lawmakers and Gov. M. Jodi Rell battled through the spring and summer over how to close a two-year deficit totaling more than $8.5 billion.