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  • August 28, 2011-Plague of Locusts Tomorrow?

    August 28, 2011-Plague of Locusts Tomorrow?
    I remember Hurricane Gloria in 1985. My family was watching the TV coverage on Channel 8 and it looked pretty bad. It came boiling across Long Island Sound and the closer it got to Connecticut, the more we were frightened. We'd never been through a...
  • Sept. 11 Resonates In Greenwich 10 Years Later

    Sept. 11 Resonates In Greenwich 10 Years Later
    Every year on Sept. 11, Ed Dadakis drives to the waterfront park at Greenwich Point to read an essay he wrote about how he avoided death that day. He pulls out the detailed, seven-page report, which explains why he missed a morning meeting in his...
  • Restaurant review: Stick with seafood standards at Reter's

    Restaurant review: Stick with seafood standards at Reter's
    With surfboards, fish and kites decorating the walls and ceiling, Reter's Crabhouse puts you in the mood for a beach blanket banquet. The Reisterstown seafood restaurant, which opened 14 years ago and later expanded because of popular demand, has a...
  • Michael Douglas Credits Connecticut's Eugene O'Neill Center For His Start As Actor

    Michael Douglas Credits Connecticut's Eugene O'Neill Center For His Start As Actor
    Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
  • Lawn Care Tips For Connecticut Homeowners

    Lawn Care Tips For Connecticut Homeowners
    A lawn looks so simple; grass growing in soil. Oh, that it were that easy. Lawns can get diseases, become weed-choked, turn brown and die. They suffer from neglect; they suffer from too much love. Maintaining a lawn may not require a crash course in...
  • A Ghostly Mountaintop With A View

    A Ghostly Mountaintop With A View
    Each year, I make my annual trek to Meriden Square or the nearby Target in the Silver City. And each year, usually while mumbling about waiting until the last minute, I stare up at the Hanging Hills of Meriden and Berlin and let out a great big sigh....
  • Katharine Hepburn's House Gets Extreme Makeover For Sale

    Katharine Hepburn's storied seaside Connecticut mansion in Fenwick is again for sale. Yes, it is the Hepburn estate. And yet, it isn't. It's someone else's house not only by title, but by feel. A massive, multi-million dollar renovation pushed the...
  • Malloy To Propose Sunday Alcohol Sales; Not A Blue Law

    Malloy To Propose Sunday Alcohol Sales; Not A Blue Law
    In a move that could change Connecticut's liquor landscape, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will propose allowing Sunday sales of alcohol at package stores and beer at supermarkets. The change must be approved by the state legislature, which has repeatedly...
  • Rep. Terry Backer To Run For Re-election

    After fighting brain cancer for more than a year, state Rep. Terry Backer said Tuesday that he will run for re-election if he keeps feeling as good as he does now. Backer, a Stratford Democrat who is among the longest-serving legislators, was looking...
  • Probe Of Christmas Fire That Killed Five May Wrap Up Next Week

    Investigators plan to wrap up their investigation of the Christmas fire that killed three girls and their grandparents by the end of next week, a police official said. "We still have some more interviews to do," Capt. Richard Conklin said Wednesday...
  • Obama Declares Connecticut A 'Major Disaster' Area For Seven Counties, Allows 75% Reimbursement For Cities and Towns

    HARTFORD — President Obama declared Thursday that Connecticut suffered a "major disaster'' in the pre-Halloween snowstorm, a designation that makes reimbursement easier for cities and towns. The declaration allows a 75 percent reimbursement to...