| 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...
| Jun 28, 2009
In his six years as head of the Royal National Theatre, Nicholas Hytner has made a name for himself with his bold moves. He has commissioned large-scale plays and productions dealing with hot-button political issues, he brought in a major sponsor to...
| 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.
| Jan 29, 2006
U.S. Rep. Rob Simmons, R-2nd District, spoke to The Courant's editorial board on Jan. 26. The following are edited excerpts from the talk.
On congressional earmarks
Should Congress get rid of earmarks (the process by which Congress members' favorite...
| Jan 22, 2011
| 7:19 PM
We are in the throes of winter, and while the weather has been unpredictable and there are still a few weeks until the groundhog emerges to indicate whether spring will come soon or not, here are some chilling tales to remind you that it's still winter....
| 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...
| Mar 3, 2011
| 4:20 PM
LAS VEGAS -- Las Vegas may construct a 500-foot Ferris wheel, the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, on the famous Las Vegas strip, officials said.
A developer won permission to construct the Ferris wheel as the centerpiece of a 10-acre amusement park...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:16 AM
November is Native American heritage month and as residents of Lincoln County we have been endowed a rich American Indian history. It is the story of the clash between two nations: the gritty and fiercely defiant long hunter and pioneer family, and the...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 8:15 AM
by Ed Sanders, Da Capo, 416 pp., 200 illustrations, $26
Ed Sanders has been a cultural force in America for the past half-century. Arguably best known for his satirical rock band the Fugs and his perennially wide-selling book, The Family:...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:15 AM
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