| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
We arrive at the Morris side of Bantam Lake on a sunny Saturday morning. The rough, expansive ice is already dotted with about a dozen fishing camps, some with fire pits, tents and a gourmet selection of food, pulled in a special sled. One...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 5:44 PM
TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings continue. From mid-September through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult sized trout into selected waters throughout the state. Mixed conditions are in the bag for this weekend, with some much-...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings began last week. Through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult-sized trout into selected waters. About 14,000 are trophy-sized brown trout (all greater than 12 inches) and the remaining 16,000...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:42 AM
Fourteen years ago, Jack Gagnon moved from Waterbury to the tiny village of Lakeville, Maine, (population 105), near the Canadian border. He went to enjoy the peace and quiet and the trout fishing. But in recent years, he has been making a yearly summer...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 5:25 PM
LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported has been fair to good. Places to try include Lake Lillinonah, Congamond Lakes (pm), Rainbow Reservoir, Twin Brooks Park Pond, Stillwater Pond, Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:53 AM
CORNWALL - To Melissa Andrews, the Cornwall Covered Bridge represents more than a means for crossing the Housatonic River.
"It is a portal to a special place," said Andrews, a Cornwall resident and unofficial bridge historian. "In of itself it's...
| Sep 13, 2014
| 11:18 AM
BRIDGEPORT — Sweet-smelling smoke continued to rise Friday from the rubble of a massive fire that destroyed two businesses — one of which housed industrial perfumes.
The five-alarm fire bent metal and sparked a series of explosions that...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Ah, the Connecticut caves.
As in Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and free checking, I was once a believer in the caves. There was an old cave in the Cobalt section of East Hampton I would visit as a child. An honest-to-goodness dark open maw along the...
| Oct 4, 2013
Only 50 more miles to go along the Appalachian Trail.
And that's just the 51.6-mile Connecticut section. Overall, I have 2,178 miles to cover from Katahdin, Maine to Georgia's Springer Mountain. But everyone has to start somewhere. And my somewhere...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 1:31 PM
If you were a veteran chef and restaurateur with a highly successful on-site catering business and you had recently opened a handsome tavern next door with a rustic Italian theme, where would you look for a new chef? Would you promote from within, chat up...
| May 11, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The USS Constitution never looked better than on the morning it sailed from Alexandria, Va., fully provisioned, with an inexperienced but enthusiastic crew of 450 men eager for action and adventure.
Then word came later that day, June 18, 1812: A...