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  • 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...
  • Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected

     Hurricane Sandy moving faster, arriving sooner than expected
    Hurricane Sandy is speeding up as it approaches the New Jersey coastline and expected to make landfall in the early evening instead of late Monday night as previously predicted. The storm's speed increased from 18 mph to 28 mph within the last four...
  • Long Wharf Theater's Shore-Set Home Warily Eyes Sandy

    The execs at Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, located just off I-95 and just off the waves crashing from Long Island Sound, are keeping a close look at the tides and generation weather from Sandy. So far -- following one high tide around noon on...
  • Shoreline's Long Wharf Theatre Weathers The Weather

    Shoreline's Long Wharf Theatre Weathers The Weather
    Long Wharf Theater, located just off Long Island Sound in New Haven, reports that their facility, which is undergoing interior and exterior renovations, appears to be intact. A theater spokesman reports that after a Tuesday morning inspection there...
  • How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath

    How Connecticut Theaters Fared With Storm's Wrath
    Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly. Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut. Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
  • The Review: Black Hogg is a beguiling entry on Silver Lake scene

     The Review: Black Hogg is a beguiling entry on Silver Lake scene
    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...
  • The Civil War at 150: The Union masses on the Peninsula, the Confederates dig in

    The Civil War at 150: The Union masses on the Peninsula, the Confederates dig in
    Few observers watching from the rebel earthworks at Sewell's Pointwould have noticed when the number of ships steaming in to Fort Monroe began to pick up late on March 17, 1862. By the next morning, however, the always busy wharves at the Federal bastion...
  • Whitney French Morrill, businessman

    Whitney French Morrill, businessman
    Whitney French Morrill, the co-owner of a building maintenance firm that cleaned Baltimore landmarks, died of complications from dementia Saturday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Monkton resident was 87. Born in New York City and raised in Stamford, Conn.,...
  • ONeill Center To Launch National Music Theater Institute

    The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford is undertaking its largest capital project since its was founded nearly 50 years ago. The state approved a $3 million grant to the Tony Award-winning theater center which will allow it to go forward...
  • A View Of The Sea For All To See

    A View Of The Sea For All To See
    Connecticut is not exactly known for having long, walkable stretches of shoreline. Not unless you want to be arrested for trespassing on someone's private beach or jetty. But there is a place where you can walk along a beach on Long Island Sound for...