| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:15 AM
The changing climate is expected to make Connecticut a different place with more extreme weather, hotter summers and more precipitation, disrupting the natural world around us and testing our ability to respond and adapt.
Some changes will be volatile...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:35 PM
In its opening last weekend at Bowie Playhouse, 2nd Star's production of Ray Cooney's "Funny Money" had audiences in stitches — as this farcical show has done since its 1994 London premiere.
Cooney has written 22 plays over the past 50 years,...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Aug 21, 2008
This being the 50th anniversary of the USS Nautilus' historic crossing of the North Pole, it seemed like a good time to get down to Groton and tour the world's first nuclear-powered submarine.
The long-since-decommissioned Nautilus is moored at the U.S....
| Jul 4, 2009
What happens when you cross an ancient Chinese tradition with a 21st-century, modern day, popular water sport?
Spectators at Seattle's 33rd annual Wooden Boat Festival found out today when a 45-foot Chinese dragon boat went for a northwest, and...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 9:22 AM
MONTVILLE, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal says a Montville couple has been fined $100,000 after failing to remove an illegal boat ramp they built on the Thames River and restore wetlands they destroyed.
| Nov 28, 2007
LOS ANGELES (November 28, 2007) – Having been approached by California state elected officials as well as civic leaders from areas affected by recent wildfires, music superstar Garth Brooks has agreed to perform a benefit concert to raise money for the...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:00 PM
With its decaying walls and ceilings, Gothic Revival architecture and history as a hospital for the mentally ill, Norwich State Hospital has inspired rumors of ghosts and the occult.
Now the site is slated to serve as a new home for an entertainment...
| Oct 21, 2008
Fiddler Michael Doucet loves performing in
Europe, where he says there is strong appreciation for the Cajun
and zydeco tunes of south Louisiana.
So when Doucet learned organizers of the New Orleans Jazz and
Heritage Festival planned to take...
| May 21, 2010
| 10:01 AM
Typically, every week, I spend some time googling around the web, researching ideas for possible "DayTrippers" segments. During one of these sessions, I stumbled across a very cool site called "jognewlondon.com." It lists about a dozen jogging routes...
| Oct 1, 2010
It's known, locally and in numerous architectural archives, as the "Castle House," but you'd never find it if you went in search of a castle-like structure along New London's waterfront Pequot Avenue.
Instead of an ornate and massive bastion of...