| 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...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:47 AM
October's here, which means so is our collective fascination with all things creepy. Luckily, there's some fresh outdoor entertainment that takes advantage of the fall weather and adds a fun dose of scariness.
The Theatre-Hikes show...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Here comes the great fall foliage color, and you don't have to go far to see it.
Many people can find decent foliage color in their own neighborhood, of course, but there is something special about a daylong get-away to explore some new pocket of...
| Sep 25, 2014
Community college earns military-friendly ranking
Northampton Community College has been recognized on the Military Friendly Schools list for the third consecutive year.
The college has opened its doors to veterans since it was founded in 1967, and more...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 11:44 AM
I love our state's fall foliage. What I don't like is fighting traffic jams on country roads, or worse, hiking up some dusty path to see it.
I prefer to do my leaf peeping in comfort, preferably over the rim of a martini glass. Luckily, there are plenty...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:23 PM
SEATTLE (Reuters) - Seattle, named after a Native American tribal chief, is poised to become the next major U.S city after Minneapolis to officially change the name of a federal holiday that celebrates Christopher Columbus' 15th century arrival in the...
| Sep 21, 2014
Operating for nearly a century, Hausman's has deep roots in the Valley.
Despite being closed to the public since 2007, the Coopersburg family farm has been a mainstay at the Emmaus Farmers Market for years, selling its fruits and vegetables weekly at...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Foundation for the Advancement of Catholic Schools (FACS) will host its annual Archbishop's Columbus Day Breakfast on Friday, Oct. 10, 7:30 a.m. at Anthony's Ocean View in New Haven. Proceeds will provide scholarship grants to Catholic students in the...