| Feb 16, 2012
| 1:47 PM
John Frederic Requardt Jr., a retired businessman who enjoyed sailing, died Feb. 10 of complications from a stroke at William Hill Manor in Easton.
The one-time Trappe resident was 92.
The son of a lawyer and a homemaker, Mr. Requardt was born in...
| Aug 17, 2011
| 8:21 AM
One year ago, at a Fourth of July celebration at Ridgefield High School, pastry chef Robyn Eads was walking the grounds, hawking a tray of her organic cupcakes to picnickers. Today, she's on a fast track to sweet stardom with her handcrafted line of Peace...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 7:24 AM
The orange pumpkin. The jack-o-lantern pumpkin. Cucurbita pepo. Or, the Connecticut Field pumpkin.
That's right. The same fruits (that's right, pumpkins are fruit) found in so many of Connecticut's fields (from Easton to Guilford to Glastonbury) are...
| Sep 24, 2009
Frank Liberman, a veteran Hollywood publicist who represented stars such as Bob Hope, Phyllis Diller and Robert Goulet during his more than 50 years in the business, has died. He was 92.
Liberman, who had Parkinson's disease, died of pneumonia Sunday...
| Jul 2, 2010
| 4:34 PM
NBC's “Meet the Press” will be pre-empted this weekend for Wimbledon. Here's a look at the programs that will offer guests on the Fourth of July. CBS' “Face the Nation” will interview Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., from Afghanistan....
| Jul 3, 2010
| 4:36 PM
Also, Kenneth Feinberg, Joe Lieberman and Reps. John Boccieri, Duncan Hunter, and Mike Coffman....
| Jun 25, 2010
| 10:20 AM
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado briefly touched down in the area of Main Street in Bridgeport about 2:30 p.m. Thursday, according to the agency's website.
The tornado, with winds of 100 mph, also hit Nichols Street and Cedar...
| Nov 11, 2009
| 9:43 AM
From a quiet Connecticut suburb to the hustle and bustle of New York City, a 76-foot Norway spruce will become this year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.
Crews were hard at work Wednesday, cutting down the 10-ton tree in the Easton yard of school...
| Jul 25, 2008
July 24, 2008, 1:19 PM EDT
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - A federal judge in Bridgeport has sentenced a Jordanian national to 42 months in prison for his role in a bribery scheme and for violating tax and immigration laws.
| Apr 3, 2005
Gould piloted the Africa from New London to the Cape Verde Islands off the African coast in about 50 days, looping across the Atlantic in a slightly downward curve and working his way from "fresh gales with snow" to "fresh breises and hazey" off the...
| 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,...