| Aug 2, 2012
| 10:32 AM
Remember that scene from the opening ceremony that looked as though it came out of a James Bond movie.
It featured David Beckham, looking dapper in a black suit, driving a speed boat down the Thames River, his wake illuminated by blue, pink and golden...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:20 AM
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| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:32 PM
One of the proudest moments in state history occurred 60 years ago Tuesday, when the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, slid into the Thames River at Groton. The christening, by first lady Mamie Eisenhower, on Jan. 21, 1954,...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 4:07 PM
We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
| Dec 13, 2013
| 7:15 AM
In Oyster Shell Park, where trucks on a recent November morning dropped crates of playground equipment as shovels hit the ground, 6-year-old Lauren Wyatt knelt and pressed her small hands mightily into a wet, gray slab of concrete.
Her handprint and the...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:05 AM
A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The former head of New London-based Sheffield Pharmaceuticals pleaded guilty Tuesday to a criminal charge of knowingly allowing the dumping of chemical pollutants into a public sewage system that discharged into the Thames River for more than seven years....
| Sep 29, 2002
Though local history contains many accounts of injustice perpetrated against enslaved black people here, the story of one Hebron family illuminates the better angels of Connecticut's nature.
Caesar and Lois Peters and their children were the property...
| Apr 3, 2005
The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up.
Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...
| 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,...
| Jan 25, 2014
When the topic is hurricanes in these parts, the conversation begins and ends with the one that stormed ashore on Sept. 21, 1938.
"The Great Hurricane of 1938," slammed into Long Island with such force that it registered on a seismograph in Alaska and...