| 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...
| Mar 16, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Connecticut is full of unique and quirky day trips that'll have you asking yourself "What's a television?" Now that the weather's turning a corner and making it more enjoyable to leave the house, may we suggest a few kickin' options to get you started....
| Mar 17, 2012
| 5:33 PM
Few observers watching from the rebel earthworks at Sewell's Pointwould have noticed when the number of ships steaming in to Fort Monroe began to pick up late on March 17, 1862.
By the next morning, however, the always busy wharves at the Federal bastion...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 1:55 PM
Whitney French Morrill, the co-owner of a building maintenance firm that cleaned Baltimore landmarks, died of complications from dementia Saturday at Manor Care Ruxton. The Monkton resident was 87.
Born in New York City and raised in Stamford, Conn.,...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 8:45 AM
Rob Brooks takes natural scenes like a Long Island Sound sunset and classic Americana roadside kitsch, two seemingly disparate subjects, and paints each as seen through his psychedelic, vibrantly-colored filter. A collection of such paintings entitled...
| 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....
| May 28, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Centuries & Sleuths Bookstore
7419 West Madison Street
On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland vanished. He boarded a friend's yacht, sailed into Long Island Sound,...
| 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...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 4:38 PM
Along Connecticut's highly developed shoreline, there are vast open places like Rocky Neck and Hammonasset state parks, but there are also the little-known treasures such as Farm River State Park and Grass Island.
Add Madison's Garvan Trail to that...