| Dec 12, 2014
| 11:11 AM
For decades, visitors to Mystic Seaport have enjoyed a 19th-century seafaring village with cobblestone walks, colonial-style buildings, and moored period whaling ships that can be toured.
The first major construction project at the Seaport in 50 years...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 2:03 AM
Mystic Aquarium kicks off “Falloween” a three-weekend festival of fall fun with “PumpkinFest” on Oct. 18 and 19. There’ll be games, special children’s crafts, prizes, a new sea lion show and divers carving pumpkins...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 11:09 AM
The weekend is coming and it looks like it’s going to be a great one. Autumn weather and a plethora of choices when it comes to getting out.
On Thursday, the Hartford Symphony Orchestra opens its 2014-2015 season with a program featuring “...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 8:20 AM
MYSTIC — Robert Ballard, who has discovered the Titanic and PT-109 among other ancient wrecks, has ended his 15-year relationship with Mystic Aquarium.
Ballard said this week that his work with his Ocean Exploration Trust, as well as the Center...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 5:03 PM
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy cut the state budget by $47.8 million Thursday to help eliminate a projected deficit of $99 million in the current fiscal year.
Malloy also asked the judicial branch, which he does not control, to cut an additional $6 million,...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford should not be getting extra funding [July 25, Page 1, "$4 Million Grant To Aid Expansion"]. Mystic is the center of tourism in Connecticut. The Mystic Aquarium is showing signs of decay. It should get the extra...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:47 AM
Since people started sailing in ships, about a million have wound up at the bottom of the sea. That is the estimate by Robert Ballard, one of the world's most famous maritime explorers. Ballard has led teams that have found the remains of 50 or 60 of...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The National Association of Biology Teachers, in conjunction with Carolina Biological Supply Company, Leica Microsystems, and the Connecticut Association of Biology Teachers, is pleased to present Holly Bender Buckley with the 2014 Outstanding Biology...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:27 PM
In the waning days of the increasingly contentious Republican gubernatorial primary, Tom Foley and John McKinney are narrowing their focus to two of Connecticut's battlegrounds: eastern Connecticut and voter-rich Fairfield County.
On Friday, McKinney...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 4:53 PM
"Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach."
This is an odious and offensive insult to teachers everywhere. It should be banished, sent to the same place the "n" word has gone. Never will I write it again.
It's an insult to the memory of the...