| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:46 AM
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...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 8:37 AM
“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...
| May 23, 2012
| 7:47 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Jul 30, 2010
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...
| Aug 5, 2010
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....
| Aug 26, 2014
| 6:59 AM
Prime has two meanings at Washington Prime: location, which is the corner of Washington and Water streets in SoNo's new commercial-residential Ironworks building; and steak, USDA Prime from Creekstone Farms in Kansas.
The new bar and restaurant is...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 6:41 PM
My feet crunched through the marsh grass as I approached the banks of Spencer Creek. In the mud below, hundreds of fiddler crabs scrambled sideways in different directions looking to hide in their holes. Nearby, a great blue heron flew off, startled by my...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:58 PM
MANCHESTER — A public warning issued last month about the potential for a big stink in town was premature.
The contractor that was to begin pumping waste from two, 500,000-gallon tanks at the sewage treatment plant in mid-July is not expected to...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Ray Smith spent years as a hit man, a violent tax protester and a white supremacist. He pretended to be all of those things while working as an undercover deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Ready to talk on any topic, the former volunteer...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required.
That surprised and concerned some...