| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:34 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated.
HISTORY: Settled in the mid-1600s when three farmers were given permission to settle the...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:41 PM
By Nate Owen
Dave Calabrese launched his automotive career as a technician for Goodyear in 1977, but he began buying and selling cars before he was old enough to drive.
“I bought my first car when I was 13,” Calabrese, the owner of...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 4:27 PM
Actor Ronny Cox was one of the four stars of the 1972 movie “Deliverance” and had another leading role in the Oscar Best-picture-nominated “Bound For Glory.” He had other memorable roles in “RoboCop,” “Total...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 6:54 PM
The 40th anniversary of the Wounded Knee occupation is Feb. 27. Photographer Jim Hubbard was there and gave us this account of those days covering the event for United Press International: During the cold of winter in late February 1973, UPI dispatched me...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:16 PM
At this year's Florida Film Festival, the rallying cry could be borrowed from history: "The British are coming! The British are coming!"
For the first time, a special program of short films from the United Kingdom is part of the annual 10-day festival...
| Mar 3, 2013
Jeanine Basinger has been happily married for 45 years, so she knows a lot about how to make a marriage work. Basinger, the founder and director of the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University in Middletown, also knows a lot about marriage movies,...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Thursday’s entry is the third installment of a series taking a look at each of the eight Division III programs in this state according to their order of finish from last season. The Sun’s lacrosse preview is slated to be published on Friday,...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 2:00 AM
Writing literary fiction is a pursuit for neither the impatient nor the faint of heart. It takes years to learn the craft, then more years to break into the famously insular, heavily guarded world of high-level publishing. It's a slog, in short,...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:57 PM
H&R Block to host community blood drive
MARTINSBURG, W.Va. —The American Red Cross and H&R Block will host a community blood drive from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 18 at the Old Courthouse Square Shopping Center.
All eligible and new blood...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 2:47 PM
At times it felt like an exit interview — the ultimate exit interview.
The details are still so surreal that when I tell people who was there, the words sound as though someone else had dreamed them: Al Pacino walked into the room. Then...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Oh, you weak, beautiful people, who give up with such grace..."
Those are Maggie the Cat's final lines in Tennessee Williams' classic stage tale of frustrated love, tortured lust, greed and mendacity.
Tennessee's three-act epic about a Southern...