| Jul 18, 2014
| 7:55 AM
Winsted’s stone churches along the north side of Main Street – Route 44 – impart on the town a timeless grace that defies the ravages of economic swoons, ‘70s architecture and even the flood of ’55.
Furthest west is the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 AM
NEWBURY, England -- World War I began as most wars do with patriotic fervor and predictions of a quick end. It lasted four years.
While the match igniting the "war to end all wars" was lit by the assassination of Austria's Archduke Ferdinand on June 28,...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 8:12 PM
Mary W. Robinson, a former Towson resident who worked in real estate sales, died July 4 at Morningside of Charlottesville, a Charlottesville, Va., assisted-living facility, of complications from multiple falls. She was 81.
The daughter of Frank Herman...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 2:58 PM
Janet Shaw passed away peacefully on June 15 at home in Newport Beach surrounded by her family. Originally from Royal Oak, Michigan, she attended Albion College, became a Delta Zeta, and graduated with a degree in sociology six months after the attack...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 2:17 PM
William Goldsborough Helfrich III, who helped with the operation and management of a handful of downtown restaurants, died June 21 in La Jolla, Calif., after suffering multiple organ failure. He was 38.
Born in Arlington Heights, Ill., Mr. Helfrich ...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:48 PM
If you think you can't get anywhere by going in circles, you haven't walked a labyrinth. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield claims to have opened Connecticut's first outdoor labyrinth in 1997. Now there are many of them scattered...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:47 PM
Park Avenue: A caller reported damage to lights and a plant in the 400 block at 9:39 a.m. Monday.
South Coast Highway: A caller reported a purse stolen in the 2900 block at 1:53 p.m. Monday.
Fourth Avenue and Coast Highway: A caller reported women...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 3:24 PM
The Founding Fathers had good reasons for explicitly barring government from inserting itself into matters of religion. But nothing in the Constitution forbids a president from consulting with clerics, and meetings between presidents and religious figures...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Traveling to Utah to help build a traditional Navajo structure was a learning experience for a group of young people from a Hinsdale church, but the project is far from done.
A group of about 50 young people and adults from Grace Episcopal Church of...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 12:43 PM
Steve Orr, devoted son, brother, husband, and father, passed away unexpectedly on July 2nd in La Canada at the age of 51. On July 1st, Steve and his wife Cheryl celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary.
Born in New Haven, Connecticut, he attended...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:15 PM
A rusted, leaky 37-year-old trailer with no running water is hardly a place to call home.
At the age of 65, Catherine Plummer, is looking forward to leaving the decrepit trailer where she's lived since 1977 on a Navajo reservation in Utah. She will move...