| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Living on the shoreline, we have been lucky enough to take part in many wonderful events at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, a beautiful place that sparks kids' imaginations with wonderful exhibits, featuring artistic Christmas trees and...
| May 12, 2011
| 9:52 AM
With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut. Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful. "The view of the...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 8:12 AM
The banks of the Connecticut River have a little known liquid asset. Looking for serenity now? The Hartford Belle is a 47-foot cruiser offering both exploration and relaxation. "This is a character boat built in 1992 to match the1920's era type...
| Aug 26, 2010
Strolling the sidewalks of Mystic Seaport is always an educational treat, but, if you haven't seen the historic seaside village from the water, then you've missed the boat!
"Our main goal at Mystic Seaport is to get everyone to take a boat ride," says...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:58 AM
Fort Hill Farms in Thompson ushered in fall with a Farmtober event during the Columbus Day weekend. Visitors enjoyed folk music, family-friendly storytelling, gemstone mining and discovering twists and turns in the corn maze and "mini-moo" labyrinth.
| Oct 22, 2014
| 9:04 AM
Youth tennis enthusiasts were in for a treat when 273 of the top United Tennis Association (UTSA) boys and girls players from across the country competed in the Columbus Day Open presented by The Venetian® Las Vegas at the Delray Beach Swim & Tennis Club,...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Broadway box office experienced a predictable decline last week after the boost it got the prior frame from the Columbus Day weekend -- but the larger dips at the Main Stem's tourist faves came juxtaposed against a handful of notable gains, including a...
| Oct 19, 2014
Over the years, students have developed clever and creepy ideas for films: getting trapped in a coffin, an initiation prank gone wrong, souls stored in jars, and being possessed by a dog.
The movies have been shown at the Emmaus Arts Commission...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:00 AM
In September 1928, the leaders of a burgeoning immigrant community in eastern Pennsylvania met in their usual gathering place, the Italian Home on South Fifth Street, to talk about raising money for a gift for their new city.
They decided to canvass the...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 4:00 PM
•Burt, York County: There was a reference about birds in the Home and Garden section that says 'If it walks like a duck and talks like a duck ..." The saying goes, 'If it walks like a duck and quacks like duck ..."
Editor: You are absolutely right....
| Oct 17, 2014
| 3:58 PM
On Sunday of Columbus Day weekend I was sitting on my couch, watching the Patriots game, when I saw an email hit my phone from my school email account. One of my students has a question about the geography test that coming Friday.
Like me, this...