| Aug 28, 2014
| 11:56 AM
The unofficial end to summer brings several dining specials to Connecticut restaurants. Indulge in lobster, prime rib and even corn dogs during the long Labor Day weekend.
Max Restaurant Group offers plenty of lobster specials at its restaurants in...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:40 AM
The Mill at 2T, 2 Tunxis Road, Tariffville, hosts a Labor Day picnic Sept. 1 in the field adjacent to the restaurant from noon to 4 p.m.
The feast includes marinated skirt steak, BBQ pork tenderloin and sofrito-rubbed swordfish from the grill, with...
| May 27, 2014
| 4:11 AM
"Can I borrow the car?"
I remember asking like it was yesterday. How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys, I'll never know. I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive. My dad taught me. He...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:30 PM
Fresh clam pizza is what defines Pepe's for me. Whenever I go there, that's what I order. I'm hooked. The other week, Gary Biamonte, grandson of Frank Pepe, who opened the original Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, came to the Fairfield Pepe's and got...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The state Department of Environmental Protection needs volunteers to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 27, which is the nation's largest volunteer effort to improve public land in the United States. The event started in 1994 with three sites...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 4:04 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, stumping for the Democrats ahead of November's congressional elections, has twice invoked Ronald Reagan's seminal campaign question: "are you better off than you were four years ago?"
Framing the debate...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 9:16 AM
"The whole place started spinning around us. I was in a daze. I don't know what's happening," Sarah Muscella said of her first night in France on a high school music tour.
"I think we were all running on adrenalin" after staying up all night on their...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Months after declaring an Islamic caliphate, Islamic State, which has seized large swaths of Syria and Iraq, is seeking to address a need of any viable nation: women.
In Internet posts and social media messaging, the extremist Sunni militants are...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 1:50 AM
Mt. St. Joe alum Berger retires from MLL
Midfielder Stephen Berger, who made six All-Star teams from 2007 to 2012, has retired from Major League Lacrosse. Berger, who recently was named the head coach at Mount Saint Joseph, his alma mater,...
| Sep 19, 2014
Gas prices continue to decline across the country, following the usual post-Labor Day pattern, and travel-services organization AAA predicted they could fall by as much as 20 cents a gallon more by Halloween. "The average price at the pump typically......
| Sep 17, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Leading soft post-Labor Day sales that saw no six-figure debuts, Christian rapper Lecrae notched his first No. 1 album with "Anomaly."
The Reach Records title moved 88,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan data for the week ending Sept. 14. The...