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  • 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...
  • Troubled Waters: Fisheries Need Serious Help

    Troubled Waters: Fisheries Need Serious Help
    It's been a long time since fishermen lived along Water Street in the village of Stonington in southeastern Connecticut. The Stonington Dock and the Roman Catholic bishop's annual blessing of the fleet are among the few reminders to outsiders that a...
  • Spaghetti And Love At Theaterworks

    Spaghetti And Love At Theaterworks
    As Rob Ruggiero stirs a simmering spaghetti sauce, adding a touch of this and that, Antoinette LaVecchia cranks out sheets of freshly-made sheets of golden pasta. "This is very good practice for me," she says as she lays out the strips to dry on the...
  • UConn Turns Away Maryland, 76-50

    UConn Turns Away Maryland, 76-50
    BRIDGEPORT — Saturday's Sweet 16 game was expected to be the Bridgeport Regional's restaging of a winter battle between Eastern foes, only this time along the cusp of Long Island Sound on a warm, spring day. "We were talking about how physical the...
  • Clock Is Ticking On Plum Island Preservation

    Federal plans to shutter the Plum Island Animal Disease Laboratory and move the operation to Kansas have set into motion steps to sell the 843-acre New York island just off the North Fork of Long Island and visible from the Connecticut shoreline. But...