| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:36 AM
VernaJean Michaud has a passion for numbers.
"I've always liked math the best," said Michaud, who earned all As on her way to becoming Bristol Eastern's valedictorian. "I liked taking business classes, accounting, information processing, those types of...
| Jan 28, 2012
| 8:08 AM
Earlier this month, assistant coach Luke Murray was traveling with Towson University's basketball team, psyching himself up for a win, when he got a text message from his dad.
"I think you guys should all go bowling," the text read. "I think all you guys...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 2:25 PM
When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5.
Whenever Connecticut folks...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 6:30 AM
For the past 40 years, Anthony Riccio has been documenting the experiences of Italians and Italian-Americans in Southern Italy, Boston's North End and New Haven's Little Italy using black and white photos and recorded conversations. A selection of these...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 2:41 PM
Today is the day local high school student-athletes can make their college choices official. National Signing Day allows local stars to accept scholarship offers from college programs. It is just as rewarding for the college coaches because they now...
| 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...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:45 AM
Sarah Vowell, "The Author's Liberty As a Voice of Patriotic Radicalism."
8 p.m., Wednesday, March 28, 2012. $45. Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield. (203) 254-4010, quickcenter.com
Sarah Vowell can be a divisive...