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  • New Jersey Floodwaters Crest, 2,000 Homes Evacuated

    New Jersey Floodwaters Crest, 2,000 Homes Evacuated
    Major flooding continued along the Passaic River in northern New Jersey on Sunday after the river crested at Little Falls nearly 5 feet above flood stage late on Saturday, meteorologists said. About 2,000 homes have been evacuated as recent rains and...
  • Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State

    Same-Sex Marriage Law An Economic Boon For State
    Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year. They just wanted to get married....
  • Spirit of Norman Rockwell pervades Stockbridge in Massachusetts' Berkshires

    Spirit of Norman Rockwell pervades Stockbridge in Massachusetts' Berkshires
    STOCKBRIDGE, Mass. — The best thing about Stockbridge is the Norman Rockwell Museum. And the best thing about the Norman Rockwell Museum is its focus on American illustrators. This month, the museum showcased art from animators who created the film...
  • An uncertain future for a Stratford engine plant

    The feds have done it again. They've turned down the only bid they got in their latest effort to find somebody to take possession and clean up pollution at the vast, echoing complex of buildings known as the Stratford Army Engine Plant. Seems like...
  • Connecticut Supreme Court Case Hinges on Facebook Photos

    Connecticut Supreme Court Case Hinges on Facebook Photos
    Her Facebook page was, according to state prosecutors, "a shrine to alcohol, lewdness and debauchery," and they used photos posted there to help put Alia Altajir away for three years in the women's prison in Niantic. Last week, Connecticut's State...
  • Paddle The Housatonic With Clarke Outdoors

    Whether you're into canoeing, kayaking, or even white-water rafting, you really can't go wrong with Clarke Outdoors. The ten mile stretch of the Housatonic River that Clarke customers play in is a mixture of smooth, moving flat water, and spots of...
  • Tunnel A Highlight Along Trail

    During my travels across the state, I've come across just one nature trail that passes through an abandoned train tunnel blasted under a hill. And that's the Shepaug Tunnel within Washington's 750-acre Steep Rock Reservation. The tracks that once ran...
  • Daycation: There's An Unsung But Splendid State Beach In Milford — And It's Free

    Daycation: There's An Unsung But Splendid State Beach In Milford — And It's Free
    Now more than ever, we need a break — an occasional respite from our everyday lives. Yes, a "daycation" — a day spent away from the office or job site, and away from chores, just to relax and play. Once again this summer, we are taking one day...
  • Hiking In The Litchfield Hills

    Hiking In The Litchfield Hills
    Embrace the snowy weather and head to a gorgeous corner of Connecticut! " Housatonic River Outfitters" rents and sells snowshoes and is very near many beautiful hiking trails through the Litchfield Hills. There's nothing to it! Anyone can throw on these...