| Apr 24, 2011
Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators.
But this year's bill —...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:55 PM
-Some pissed-off white people are asking the Brookfield Board of Education to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison's unflinching novel about an abused black girl in 1930s Ohio, from an AP English reading list. Pamela Kurtz, who is running to be on the...
| Oct 23, 2011
I know of no one in our state who has followed the horrible story of the home invasion in Cheshire, where a mother and two daughters were cold-bloodedly murdered, who wouldn't want to yell, "Kill the killers!"
I have talked to many who strongly support...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:00 AM
There are two chances to revisit 1930s Germany this weekend, in true musical style, with two concurrent productions of the classic Broadway hit Cabaret: One at the Music Theatre of Connecticut's Mainstage (pictured) in Westport and one at the Brookfield...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:14 PM
Brig. Gen. Raymond J. Winkel Jr., a retired career Army officer and a Vietnam War veteran who was chairman of the physics department at West Point for more than two decades, died Aug. 30 of cancer at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in...
| Sep 29, 2011
American photographer Walker Evans left an indelible mark on this country's history with his striking images of squalor and poverty during the Great Depression. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme will be exhibiting some of Evans' most famous pieces,...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 2:06 PM
-The tightfisted state budget enacted by Gov. Dannel Malloy last spring has meant an official portrait of his predecessor, M. Jodi Rell, has yet to grace the state library in Hartford. The Stamford Advocate found that Connecticut still pays up to $40,...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:26 AM
Soaring prices have triggered a vicious, hidden conflict over oil. There have been midnight raids, deception, backstabbing, outright theft and criminal arrests. Only we're not talking about the Middle East or tanker hijackings, and petroleum isn't...
| Feb 26, 2012
In October 1917, a theater opened at 3535 W. Roosevelt Road that changed the moviegoing experience, in Chicago and the nation.
In the era of the nickelodeon, a term reflecting not just the price of admission, but the surroundings, motion pictures were...
| Jan 30, 2009
| 4:22 PM
American Idol was searching for talent in San Juan, Puerto Rico and New York City. Surely the judges were going to discover a good amount of gems. The two-city special featured a fare share of duds.Enter Adeola Adegoke, 19, a......
| Jan 29, 2009
In this month's collaboration with the local lifestyle experts at "Connecticut Home and Garden Magazine", we give you a look at unique artwork...all made in America...all made by hand. The Brookfield Craft Center, which was founded in 1954, showcases the...