| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:54 PM
By Richard Weizel
FAIRFIELD, Conn., Nov 20 (Reuters) - John and Ann Betar
eloped on Nov. 25, 1932, fleeing their close-knit Syrian
neighborhood in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and driving as fast as
they could to Harrison, New York, to avoid Ann's father's...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
During my travels across the state, I've seen plenty of stone walls snaking their way through the woods – a tangible link to the land's agricultural past before the New England forest reclaimed it.
I've seen lichen-covered walls. I've visted...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:36 PM
After weeks of speculation about a four-story structure built on a deck barge in New London harbor, Coast Guard documents obtained last week show that Google was involved.
When Turner Construction first leased space from Logistec USA at the Admiral...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:55 AM
Después de semanas de especulaciones sobre una estructura de cuatro pisos construida en una cubierta de barcaza en el puerto de New London, documentos obtenidos de la Guardia Costanera la semana pasada muestran que tenia alguna relación con Google....
| Nov 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
I once believed the Connecticut shoreline had nothing to offer except for the "bigs" - state parks like Hammonasset, Harkness Memorial and Bluff Point. And then I discovered places like East Haven's Farm River State Park, Guilford's Chittenden Park and...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:50 AM
When Sandy ripped through Connecticut's shoreline homes, it scattered memories far and wide, a testament to the storm's mindless but personal sweep.
A 1952 wedding album was buried in mud near the water in Fairfield. An antique desk floated in nearby...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:08 AM
“Oysters, Pearls of Long Island Sound” will be at Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive in Greenwich, from Saturday, Nov. 2, until Sunday, March 23, 2014.
According to the museum, “Oysters play a significant role in ecosystems and economies....
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:07 AM
The state park system began a century ago with a five-acre purchase of shoreline in Westport that would eventually become Sherwood Island State Park. Maybe in another 100 years, someone will be telling the story of how a one-mile path through marsh and...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:27 PM
MILFORD — It's been a stressful year for anyone who entered the town's Parsons Government Center Thursday and followed handmade signs to the "intake center" seeking relief payments for storm Sandy.
More exactly, it's been a stressful 360 days, the...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 10:43 AM
There is a parking area along Route 66 at the Meriden/Middlefield border that is usually full no matter what time of the year. It's the access point for the final leg of the Mattabesett Trail, which winds north to Higby Mountain and eventually Lamentation...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"Politics is the art of preventing people from busying themselves with what is their own business." -- Paul Valery.
But we are not talking politics today. Indeed, I find very few people talking politics, Washington or disaster because they are so very...