| Aug 19, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Ray Smith spent years as a hit man, a violent tax protester and a white supremacist. He pretended to be all of those things while working as an undercover deputy with the Orange County Sheriff's Office.
Ready to talk on any topic, the former volunteer...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 2:58 PM
MANCHESTER — A public warning issued last month about the potential for a big stink in town was premature.
The contractor that was to begin pumping waste from two, 500,000-gallon tanks at the sewage treatment plant in mid-July is not expected to...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 9:29 PM
Connecticut law allows anyone from age 12 to operate any size boat unsupervised after they complete an eight-hour boating safety course and pass a multiple-choice exam. No test of piloting a boat in water is required.
That surprised and concerned some...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 2:28 PM
The death of a Greenwich teenager in a boating accident highlights the need for more stringent boat operator requirements.
The accident occurred Wednesday, when four 16-year-old Greenwich High School students were operating a boat in Long Island Sound....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 12:09 PM
NEW HAVEN — Nearly two years after storm Sandy sacked the Connecticut coast — a shoreline still disheveled from a pounding by Tropical Storm Irene a year earlier — federal funds for recovery are still being parceled out.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 6:55 AM
GREENWICH — The community remained in shock Thursday as more details emerged about the 16-year-old athlete and honor student who died in a boating accident a day earlier.
Emily Fedorko, described by schools Superintendent William S. McKersie as a...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:00 PM
If you've decided to take a car trip outside the Allentown area, you're in good company. Over the Independence Day weekend, AAA estimates almost 35 million Americans hit the road, the most since 2007.
So if you've packed the car, filled the tank and...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Few of us can follow the trail of a genius. But if that genius is Frederick Law Olmsted, father of American landscape architecture and co-designer of New York's Central Park, the possibility is literally true and near at hand. Born in Hartford in 1822, he...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:52 PM
MILFORD – An angry group of Connecticut shellfishers demanded Wednesday that Gov. Dannel Malloy cancel a new state leasing policy they insist is so draconian that it will damage the state's lucrative clam and oyster industry.
More than 50 fishermen...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 6:35 PM
WESTPORT — Patty and Kenny Schielke arrived early for Wednesday's anniversary ceremony at the 9/11 Living Memorial in Sherwood Island State Park.
The Southington couple walked to the granite monument set on a spit of land jutting into Long Island...
| Sep 12, 2014
| 3:57 PM
A terrible gale lashed Long Island Sound on a winter's night in 1805. Faulkner's Island lighthouse keeper Joseph Griffing woke the next morning to survey the damage and glanced to the west to Goose Island, where he saw a ship wrecked on the rocks. He...