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  • Daytrippers: Ice Fishing

    Daytrippers: Ice Fishing
         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...
  • Connecticut Fishing Report

    INLAND 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-...
  • Fishing Report

    INLAND 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...
  • Upper Farmington River A Fly-Fishing Mecca

    Upper Farmington River A Fly-Fishing Mecca
    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...
  • Fishing Guide

    INLAND 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...
  • Cornwall Covered Bridge Celebrates 150th Anniversary

    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...
  • Bridgeport Neighborhood Reels From Massive Fire

     Bridgeport Neighborhood Reels From Massive Fire
    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...
  • Tavern 1757, Seymour

    Tavern 1757, Seymour
    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...
  • The Hulls Of Derby: Different Trajectories In War Of 1812

    The Hulls Of Derby: Different Trajectories In War Of 1812
    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...
  • Ed Asner Returns To Former American Shakespeare Theatre

    Ed Asner Returns To Former American Shakespeare Theatre
    Ed Asner surveyed the building and grounds of what used to be the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford Tuesday morning. It’s turf the seven-time Emmy Award winner (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “Lou Grant,” “...
  • In Orange, An Easy Hike Leads To Splendid Views

    In Orange, An Easy Hike Leads To Splendid Views
    To reach most overlooks in the state, one must scramble up craggy rocks, swing over bottomless chasms and grasp the sides of ledges with your fingernails. Well, at least it sometimes feels that way. That's not the case for those who visit the...