| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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....
| 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...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 6:18 PM
PLAINVILLE — Here's a gang to join that won't upset your family: the "Hole-in-the-Trail Gang."
The group, started by some avid bicyclists, is seeking volunteers to help with an ambitious project to close a 9-mile hole in the greenway that...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A jury trial over an alleged case of clam poaching is set to begin later this month in New Haven Superior Court.
The man state officials are accusing of shellfish piracy is Nicholas Crismale, a veteran Branford fisherman and president of the Lobstermen's...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:27 AM
Imagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders. Where a series of high ledges dotted with small caves overlook a vast marsh that attracts thousands of migrating birds...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 9:13 AM
As part of the Courant's Courant's 250th anniversary celebration, a recent story recounted the 1970 Powder Ridge Rock Festival that never was.
I was there.
A testament to how bad the festival was is that I can remember I was there.
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:07 PM
It isn't difficult to understand Connecticut's pesticide enforcement problem — just do the numbers.
Pesticides registered for use in the state: about 11,000. State-licensed pesticide applicators: 5,000-plus. State-registered pesticide businesses:...