| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:47 PM
Maybe it's the grimy, three-week-old piles of snow at the side of the road.
Or maybe it's the endless brown and white monochrome of the landscape. Whatever the reason, I needed to get away.
But after a blizzard and a couple of feet of snow, it's...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 4:06 PM
An old, broken iron gate leans against a stone pillar and a barely discernable carriage road snakes up through the woods along the spine of a traprock ridge.
Near the top of the ridge, a fieldstone and brick chimney rises into the deep blue winter sky,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 10:14 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Whether there is snow or ice, Long Island Sound is always full of fascinating wildlife, especially during this cold season when the water is free of boat traffic.
So, grab your warmest coat, hat and mittens and embark on a Winter Creature Cruise...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:36 PM
It might lack the cachet of Long Island Sound, where novelist S. Scott Fitzgerald set "The Great Gatsby."
But anyone with a spare $450,000 can live in a piece of literary history — specifically the 3,600-square-foot Bolton Hill town home where...
| Feb 27, 2013
Jesse Lewis, 6, and his father spent part of the evening on Dec. 13 at Stew Leonard's grocery in Danbury where they bought Christmas ornaments for one of Jesse's friends, family members and for his first-grade teacher, Victoria Soto.
To buy the gifts,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Remember a few years ago when a consortium of energy giants wanted to build a $700 million floating liquefied natural gas plant in the middle of Long Island Sound? It was going to help Connecticut and New York consumers and be wonderful for the economy....
| May 26, 2013
| 11:54 AM
It's not supposed to be a great weather day, so I've been thinking about giving that guy who owns the $190 million house in Greenwich a call to see if he's going to be around.
Although the $190 million is a little outside my range — OK, $189,700,...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 5:15 PM
As he faces one of the toughest political jams of his career, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's challenge is to duplicate his gutsy performance during the crises that have marked his first two years in office.
Whatever you care about his tax increase, that deal...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 2:16 PM
Last year gave me my first chance to live between the tidal cycle and the disaster cycle. Though I've had personal encounters with both throughout my life, I had not lived through the rhythms involved, and therefore did not truly understand. Now I do....
| May 14, 2013
| 3:32 PM
Jane Key Wilson passed away peacefully at her home in South Orleans, Mass., on Friday, May 10, 2013.
Janie is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Frederick "Rick" Wilson of South Orleans; her three children, Cindy Wilson of Chicago, Ill.,...