| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:22 AM
Back in the 1930s, it was believed that sunshine along with the sea air and soothing waves of Long Island Sound could cure children with bone and glandular tuberculosis. So the state built the Seaside Sanatorium on Magonk Point in Waterford overlooking...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:50 PM
A long debate over what the state should do with a 32-acre former tuberculosis sanatorium on the shore of Long Island Sound ended Tuesday with Gov. Dannel Malloy's announcement that the "Seaside" property will become a state park.
Malloy said the...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:02 AM
WATERFORD — Ask a group of local anglers about the best spots to catch fish, and at least one is likely to mention the waters of Niantic Bay near where the Millstone Power Station discharges the water used to cool the plant.
The 2.2 billion...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:18 PM
SIMSBURY — Seven years ago, Paul Epstein competed in the United States Masters Swimming 10K National Championships, which was held in at Huntington Bay, on the north shore of Long Island.
He was swimming in the memory of a friend, Dave Parcells,...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 12:19 PM
While the Top-10 jazz fall fare might not actually range to infinity, it is chock full of impressive talent and dizzying diversity. It soars from a high-flying flock of rare singers, including Jane Monheit and Kurt Elling, to such progressive, figures for...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 4:10 PM
TROUT: DEEP's fall trout stockings began last week. Through mid-October, DEEP is releasing 30,000 trophy and adult-sized trout into selected waters. About 14,000 are trophy-sized brown trout (all greater than 12 inches) and the remaining 16,000...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy.
In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:35 AM
The show will go on once again at Griswold High School's drama department after Jewett City Savings Bank officials showed up at the school to announce that the bank is funding the program, which had been dropped due to budget cuts.
"We're back in...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 12:29 PM
A prominent Guilford fisherman who was found not guilty earlier this year of poaching clams from another person’s state-leased shellfish bed is now suing the state inspectors who arrested him.
Nicholas Crismale claims he was targeted by the...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 1:50 PM
A prominent commercial fisherman from Guilford who was found not guilty earlier this year of poaching clams from another person's state-leased shellfish bed is now suing the state inspectors who arrested him.
Nicholas Crismale claims he was targeted by...
| Aug 31, 2014
| 4:43 AM
A decade ago, David and Betsy Sams built a retaining wall to stop erosion they feared was threatening the backyard and patio of their lovely and very expensive Old Saybrook summer home overlooking the Connecticut River. They assumed they were simply...