| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Bridgeport on May 17, which injured 70 people, focused attention on the safety of commuter rail traffic in Connecticut. The death of a track worker in West Haven just 11 days later is a sobering...
| May 22, 2013
Bridgeport's reform-minded schools superintendent has come under fire from the state's largest teachers union, which on Tuesday filed a complaint accusing the district of illegally excluding teachers, parents and community leaders from the educational...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 6:50 PM
This is one in a series of occasional articles about the careers and lives of character actors in Hollywood.
Bill Smitrovich remembers the day when "everything exploded in my head" and he decided to become an actor.
Smitrovich, 65, had worked at...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:32 PM
As you gradually slip into gridlock-induced madness this week during your daily commute, try to think of it this way: At least people have jobs to go to. According to INRIX, an international provider of traffic information and driver services,......
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:47 PM
Dylon Cormier and Erik Etherly scored their 1,000th career points within eight minutes of each other as visiting Loyola won for the fifth time in six games, beating Fairfield, 65-60, on Monday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference men's basketball...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
I wanted a bowl of soup. Day 17 of the never-ending cold everyone's had, and I needed pho. Like the big, steaming bowls of spice-scented broth filled with long rice noodles and topped with fresh herbs that I used to slurp 30 years ago at a restaurant...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 10:15 AM
w/ Tom Crowley and the Speakers, Darian Cunning. Sat., Jan. 26, 8 p.m. The Bijou Theatre, 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com. $12.
Anyone trying to make it in the music business these days knows that...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 7:10 AM
The Last Waltz is the greatest rock 'n' roll movie ever made despite the fact that one of its biggest stars, the Band drummer Levon Helm (pictured), hated it. Levon passed away last year, but Wednesday night you can see and hear him in his prime for...
| Jan 8, 2013
| 9:10 AM
Leon Russell left home at 17 to tour with Jerry Lee Lewis. He anchored George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh in 1971. Elton John loves him. Little Feat have played their own blend of New Orleans swamp boogie since 1969, and Jimmy Page once called...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It is the mother of all New Year's resolutions: eat healthy, get fit and lose weight. Exercise is important, but time-wise, it is a lot easier to make different choices about what we eat than it is to shoehorn workouts into our schedules. People presently...