| Jun 29, 2012
| 8:22 AM
The difference between fresh and dried pasta is like night and day. If you want the best Italian food, you need to have pasta that was made as a moment ago. The owners of Paul's Pasta Shop in Groton have made that their mantra since 1988, and it's paid...
| 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:...
| 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...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:15 AM
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| Aug 25, 2011
| 4:30 PM
At first, the description of The Nature Conservancy's Poquetanuck Cove Preserve in Ledyard seems to go a bit overboard. "Go back in time to when Native Americans camped along these shores to harvest oysters, and bald eagles soared overhead."
| Jul 11, 2011
| 4:32 PM
David and Victoria Beckham welcomed a baby girl in Los Angeles on Sunday. The newborn, named Harper Seven, is the first daughter in a family that includes three big brothers. She already inspired her fashion-designer mother to create a collection......
| Jul 1, 2011
An empty Styrofoam cooler sat on its side along the rocky banks of Mamacoke Island. On the front of it was a cartoonish picture of a tropical island with the word "paradise" across the top of a palm tree.
Not a bad description for this wild peninsula...
| 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...
| 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...
| Sep 3, 2010
| 9:28 AM
About halfway along a blue-blazed trail within the Mukluk Preserve is a wooden bridge over a stream that winds its way through a deep hemlock forest along moss-covered banks and into the the Shetucket River.
From the bridge, the trail — lined...