| Mar 11, 2013
It doesn't take long to see the effects of massive investment at the Connecticut factories that make the AR-15 military-style rifle.
Deep in the heart of the sprawling Colt firearms plant in West Hartford, Bobby Craddock sets up rifle barrels in an...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Fall in Fairfield County looks and behaves differently this year. You could call it artistic license, in the way that there are hunting seasons with special licenses for rare game.
The season is a fantastical odyssey designed to upend expectations at...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Margaret Cho and Rich Little are two comedians who've been at it for a long time. Well, one much longer than the other: Cho burst onto the scene 20 years ago with her biting critiques of social and political problems, focusing on close-to-home issues...
| Jan 19, 2011
| 1:26 PM
Edgerton Center for the Performing Arts, Sacred Heart University, 5151 Park Ave., Fairfield. Mon., Jan. 24. 7 p.m. $15. (203) 371-7908, www.edgertoncenter.org
Over the course of her 19-year career, Jodi Picoult has become one of the most...
| Jan 12, 2011
| 7:03 AM
All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm.
New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
| Jan 27, 2011
| 3:41 AM
All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed.
NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
| May 21, 2012
| 7:38 AM
Sacred Heart's radio station does more than cater to the Sacred Heart community. They cater to their listeners. And their listeners, in turn, support the station. “We feel it's critical to be in the communities covering local news stories,&...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Over the past few months, art students have been holed up at Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, learning to paint, sculpt, take photos and make prints, ceramics and jewelry. For the 22nd year in a row, the Silvermine Galleries are going to host an...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 9:53 PM
Domination is a foreign concept in the modern-day world of sports. Champions rarely repeat, and the playing field seems more level than ever.
There are two exceptions to this rule in Carroll County.
Paige Olson began and ended her Century tennis...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 5:54 PM
Comparisons among colleges' tailgating policies are difficult, but Yale's rules appear more lenient than the rules of at least five other New England colleges.
Yale permits beer kegs and rental trucks full of party supplies into tailgating areas, while...
| Dec 15, 2011
| 9:15 AM
Handel's Messiah was a slow burn — it was first performed in Dublin in 1753, and wasn't very popular at all for a while. It was originally written to accommodate small, practical-sized groups of musicians, but was inflated to orchestra/giant choir...