| Dec 29, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Consider a fish with the head of a parrot. Or a swordfish that mated with a rooster, producing offspring. Or a geisha girl whom is also an eel. Artist James Prosek has gone through the trouble of painting up these ridiculous creatures so that you don't...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Little Feat was founded by guitarist Lowell George (who died in 1979) and keyboardist Bill Payne (who remains in the band) in 1969 after George was fired from Frank Zappa's Mothers of Invention. (Some say he was fired because Zappa thought he needed to...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 4:42 PM
FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Seventeen more Haitian men are suing a convicted American aid worker and affiliated institutions for sexual abuse they say they suffered while living at a charitable school intended to feed, clothe, educate and house the needy.
| Aug 4, 2011
| 7:19 AM
The following students have been named to the dean's list for the spring 2011 quarter at the Savannah College of Art and Design, in Savannah, Ga.:
Sean Dooley and Jacqueline Sindall, both of Laurel;
Lauren Anderson, Tori Millhollon, Erin Hanlon, Jin...
| Nov 6, 2009
Thomas P. O'Malley, an engaging and scholarly priest who headed Loyola Marymount University during a period of significant expansion in the 1990s, died in Boston on Wednesday, apparently of a heart attack. He was 79.
His death was announced by Boston...
| Jun 3, 2009
While the nation's economy fell into its worst recession in at least 25 years, only 12 states saw their own total economic output fall last year, a new report shows. Connecticut was one of those states.
Connecticut's output, the total value of goods...
| Oct 15, 2008
In the first two debates of their nationally watched race, U.S. Rep. Christopher Shays, R-4th District, and Democrat Jim Himes clashed Tuesday over Shays' record and Himes' ads.
Shays, 62, the only surviving Republican congressman in New England,...
| Mar 12, 2009
Supporters of the proposed bill, Senate Bill 1098, An Act Modifying corporate Laws relating to Certain Religious corporations, say the bill will give parishioners, or lay-people, a legal right as to how church money is spent.
"The multiple, well-...
| Apr 30, 2009
Governor Jodi Rell's office announced the illnesses of two Fairfield University students are "probable" swine flu cases.
There are three other cases under investigation and none have yet been confirmed as being Swine Flu. Two cases in East Haddam were...
| May 22, 2009
New reports released Thursday show that Connecticut has now lost more jobs in this recession than in the previous one, in 2000-2003, and that job losses will continue to increase for at least another year.
While some parts of the economy are showing...
| Jan 29, 2010
Federal prosecutors said Thursday that they now have evidence that the Connecticut founder of an internationally known residential charity for children in Haiti sexually abused nearly twice as many poor and homeless boys as originally suspected.