| May 3, 2013
| 4:50 PM
The good news about Connecticut's environment is that it's not getting worse. The bad news is that it's not getting better. It's been static, more or less, for several years. The era of climate change demands a better effort.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Just because it's cold outside doesn't mean you can't cruise. Bundle up and head down to the Maritime Aquarium to venture out into the soon-to-be-icy waters of Long Island Sound on the Oceanic research vessel in search of wildlife, the cutest of which are...
| Apr 27, 2013
A glass of tap water, a cold shower and hosing down the car will cost every Metropolitan District Commission customer more this year. The reality of fee increases, following a vote of the MDC's member towns last November to fund the second phase of the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:03 AM
A 21st century riddle for you: What's slimy, green and brown, sometimes smelly and disgusting, but also a potentially wonderful anti-pollution tool that's good to eat and could turn into an economic pot of gold for Connecticut?
The answer, of course, is...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Like many a lobsterman in the year 2012, Captain William Michael Harden discovered he needed a new business plan. Lobsters never recovered after the die-off in 1999, and he couldn't sell the 1,000 a day he needed to make a profit.
When he came home from...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Site Projects is a New Haven non-profit that commissions internationally-acclaimed artists to create temporary, free visual art in the city's public spaces. In 2010, the group was responsible for the 110-foot-tall, trippy, orange, dimension-defying...
| Apr 7, 2012
I'm crazy for oysters, always have been. At Hog Island Oysters near Bodega Bay, I've been known to down three or four dozen at a time, all shucked, slowly, by me. Wherever I'm headed, you can be sure I've got the oyster bars mapped out ahead of time. So...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Firefighters who tried to rescue three girls from a Christmas morning inferno told are haunted by the harrowing cries of their mother as she watched her home engulfed in flames, with her family trapped inside....
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Connecticut fire: Stamford, Conn., is reeling in the wake of fatal Christmas Day fire that killed three children and their grandparents; the grandfather died trying to save one of his granddaughters....
| Apr 15, 2012
Throughout his 40-plus-year career, actor Michael Douglas personified the modern male in film, as a sensitive youth rebelling against authority, as a middle-aged man grappling with problems of marriage, career and changing times, and as an older adult,...
| Dec 16, 2011
During one visit to Old Lyme's Champlain Farm, Bill and Bear — man and canine best friend — wrote, "Love this place!" On another trip, the pair observed "a little fog, almost spooky." On another early morning visit, the two found a bit of...