| 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....
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy.
In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007.
So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The summer sailing season is in full swing and the Shoreline Sailing Club, under the leadership of a crew of five officers, has scheduled many events on the water.
"Our club is composed of an active group of single people over the age of 35 who enjoy...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 6:10 AM
FORT MYERS, Fla. - Poor Robert Redford. If only he had gone to sailing school, the wayward yachtsman would have known not to cross the Indian Ocean solo with the wrong lifeboat. When a cargo container slashed the port side of his 39-foot yacht, he...