| Dec 27, 2011
| 1:12 AM
Mike Gilliam caught up with Stamford Fire Chief Antonio Conte to get the latest developments regarding the deadly Christmas-morning fire that left five dead and an entire community shaken.
Among the newest developments in the investigation are reports...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 3:37 PM
Despite the tragic nature of the deaths of three children and their grandparents in the Christmas Day fire in the children's Stamford home, they may be best honored by recounting the remarkable lives they led.
The grandmother, Pauline Johnson, 69, was an...
| Jan 1, 2012
Return to David L. Ulin's review of this essay.
I shall attempt, in this piece, an appraisal of the civilization of Southern California, but it occurs to me that before I begin I had better give you some idea what the place looks like. If you...
| Dec 29, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Each year, I make my annual trek to Meriden Square or the nearby Target in the Silver City. And each year, usually while mumbling about waiting until the last minute, I stare up at the Hanging Hills of Meriden and Berlin and let out a great big sigh....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:51 PM
In a move that could change Connecticut's liquor landscape, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will propose allowing Sunday sales of alcohol at package stores and beer at supermarkets.
The change must be approved by the state legislature, which has repeatedly...
| 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,...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Before you reach the top of West Rock, a long strip of cement and traprock wall joins your journey as you ascend to the top of New Haven's highest point. By the time you reach the overlook, the large wall resembles a castle turret and before you sprawls...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 12:46 PM
A week after it capsized, killing three children, divers have finally been able to retrieve a sunken yacht off the sea floor, and get one step closer to figuring out what went so wrong.
The 34-foot vessel dubbed Kandi Won is now back in port, having been...
| Jul 8, 2012
| 7:11 PM
The devastated families of the three children, who died in a July 4th boating accident, held wakes Sunday night on Long Island.
"I can't even imagine what they are going through right now. There aren't any words, honestly," said Josephine Carey. She...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Comedian Scott Paparcuri grew up in Hicksville, N.Y., a quick hop over Long Island Sound from Connecticut, but he's no stranger to the Nutmeg State. You may have heard him on Kiss 95.7's morning radio show in the late '90s, or seen him sing the National...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 1:04 PM
After fighting brain cancer for more than a year, state Rep. Terry Backer said Tuesday that he will run for re-election if he keeps feeling as good as he does now.
Backer, a Stratford Democrat who is among the longest-serving legislators, was looking...
| Sep 21, 2012
| 8:08 AM
If you want some additional stuff on global warming to worry about, there's a new federal report out that water temperatures off the northeastern U.S. coast this year were the highest ever recorded.
The study found that some areas, such as Chesapeake Bay...