| Aug 27, 2012
Tropical Storm Irene twisted and toppled trees onto roads last year, blocking John Schwarz's path to his waterfront house in Westbrook, so he prolonged his stay at his daughter's Glastonbury home, and he worried.
Two days later, after Irene had swept...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 5:21 PM
NEW HAVEN — The only discernible wince of pain on this Friday would be on the face of tournament director Anne Worcester. She was disappointed. Understanding, but disappointed. And who in Worcester's position wouldn't be?
Caroline Wozniacki, the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 8:03 AM
He was the kind of character a novelist might have dreamed up: a crusty, profane, mustachioed, cigar-chomping, lovable old bastard limping around the State Capitol with his cane and a take-no-bullshit attitude toward one and all.
Now that George L. 'Doc'...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:05 PM
This is one of the stranger sights you will ever see traveling through the state's inland landscape.
One moment you're walking along a path among towering oaks, past dried-up vernal pools and across a forest floor filled with ferns. And then you pass...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Great whites are cruising off our shores, around Cape Cod and Long Island and even in the Sound, the experts say. They’re hunting, but not for us.
This summer has seen increasing reports of these great sharks in the waters off southern New England....
| Jun 2, 2012
First of all, Black Hogg, the name of the new Silver Lake gastropub, doesn't refer to a heritage pig or even a plain old hog or wild boar. According to the staff, it takes its name from the alternative definition of hogg, which the Oxford English...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Vibes will continue to honor the legacy of the Grateful Dead this year by featuring the individual bands of four ex-members: Phil Lesh and Friends, Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby with Branford Marsalis, the Mickey Hart Band and 7 Walkers with Bill Kreutzmann....
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:29 AM
No criminal charges will be filed in the horrific Christmas morning house fire in Connecticut that killed three girls and their grandparents, a prosecutor announced Friday.
According to Stamford State's Attorney David Cohen, there was not enough evidence...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 12:12 PM
Authorities on Long Island are investigating after a dead dog was found floating in a cooler in the Long Island Sound.
According to officials, the blue soft sided cooler was found floating in the water by a patrolling Smithtown Bay Constable boat on...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A pair of osprey circled a nesting platform that held what resembled a pile of sticks as I walked along a trail of mud and crushed oyster shells. Off in the distance, traffic droned past along busy I-91.
A path snaked its way through a meadow and along...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:55 AM
In 2008, Waterbury officials assured us that hiring ex-governor John Rowland for a $100,000-a-year economic advisor gig, upon the end of his prison sentence for corruption convictions, was a good idea. Now, six months after Rowland left the job, the...