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  • 'Jiggle A Jelly' Exhibit Lets Kids Touch The Jellyfish

    'Jiggle A Jelly' Exhibit Lets Kids Touch The Jellyfish
    As young children we are taught not to "touch anything" while at stores or restaurants or museums, but the latest exhibit at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk is breaking that rule big time. The aquarium's "Jiggle A Jelly" exhibit lets visitors safely...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • When It Comes To Celebrating Marriage Equality, No Two Weddings Are The Same

    “I now pronounce you husband and wife” is no longer the only phrase that can legally issue couples into wedded life in Connecticut. The words can now be “husband and husband” or “wife and wife.” Although those three...
  • Good Eats on the Go

    By Linda Giuca             Willie Nelson’s song “On the Road Again,” could double as the theme for summer vacationers taking to the road for some R&R.  Whether that road trip is a quick daycation or the beginning of a lengthier break...
  • HydroCycling In Old Saybrook

    HydroCycling In Old Saybrook
    Pass David Colvin's home office on Old Saybrook's Boston Post Road and you'll see a big pontoon vehicle bearing the words "HydroBike Tours"! Colvin, who has lived on Connecticut's beautiful shoreline for his entire life, is a personal trainer and...
  • Daytrippers: Kayaking In Rowayton

    Daytrippers: Kayaking In Rowayton
    Every few weeks, Mother Nature creates a showstopper in the sky. So, the owner of a Rowayton kayak shop decided to take advantage of this monthly spectacle. DownUnder Kayaking provides Full Moon Paddles for a few nights each month, May through September....
  • Connecticut Lobster Fishermen Taking Enforced Break

    Seconds after Richard Sawyer Jr. steered his lobster boat Just In Time to his dock at Jupiter Point in Groton Thursday, his son and grandson began carrying armloads of empty wire traps onto shore. "Just start stacking them four or five high over there,"...
  • Fall's Jazz Headliners Include Chick Corea, Jane Monheit, Vijay Iyer

    Fall's Jazz Headliners Include Chick Corea, Jane Monheit, Vijay Iyer
    While the Top-10 jazz fall fare might not actually range to infinity, it is chock full of impressive talent and dizzying diversity. It soars from a high-flying flock of rare singers, including Jane Monheit and Kurt Elling, to such progressive, figures for...
  • Simsbury Man Swims To Honor The Memory of His Daughter

    Simsbury Man Swims To Honor The Memory of His Daughter
    SIMSBURY — Seven years ago, Paul Epstein competed in the United States Masters Swimming 10K National Championships, which was held in at Huntington Bay, on the north shore of Long Island. He was swimming in the memory of a friend, Dave Parcells,...
  • Regulators Take New Look At Millstone's 'Thermal Plume'

    WATERFORD — Ask a group of local anglers about the best spots to catch fish, and at least one is likely to mention the waters of Niantic Bay near where the Millstone Power Station discharges the water used to cool the plant. The 2.2 billion...
  • 'Seaside' Property In Waterford To Become State Park

    'Seaside' Property In Waterford To Become State Park
    A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuburculosis sanitorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy’s announcement that the “Seaside” property will become a state park....