| May 31, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Underscoring the wisdom of the old adage “Never look a gift horse in the mouth,” consider the strange three-year stewardship of the Penfield Reef Lighthouse off the coast of Fairfield Beach by Beacon Preservation, a nonprofit environmental...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 1:27 PM
There figures to be a record-low number of sprained ankles among baseball fans in Connecticut this summer.
No one seems to be jumping on or off bandwagons around these parts.
Quinnipiac University's annual poll of state baseball fans, released Friday,...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Who oversees the articles at the New Haven Advocate? This article ("Benighted Under Guns," June 30) lays right into a slanderous allegation against a very large demographic of society.
Would Peter Cunningham use the same slur on other demographics?...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:10 PM
JP Morgan Chase agreed to fork over $211 million for its role in "variety of illegal activities" and "anti-competitive and fraudulent conduct," according to the Connecticut Attorney General's office.
Bank of America and UBS agreed to pay $137 million and...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 11:33 AM
A highly controversial federal immigration deportation program called Secure Communities is about to go statewide in Connecticut, and the prospect has state officials warning they may not go along with everything the feds want to do.
S-Comm, as it’...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:51 PM
“Illegal immigrants are terrorists,” shouted one of 30 or so counter-protestors to a rally in East Haven calling for unity in light of the police racial-profiling scandal. (Other heckles included, “Go home” and, of course, “...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The 4th Annual Connecticut High School Music Theater Awards will be June 4 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets for the event go on sale mid-May at the Palace box office and website.
The best actor and actress in a Connecticut show will move...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 7:45 AM
The butt-ugly, Super Pac-polluted landscape of the Republican presidential primary battlefield may be the best argument yet for liberals who want a constitutional amendment to overturn “Citizens United.”
That’s the code name for the...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 12:55 PM
Bryan Brouillard, whose wealthy parents' lawyers got him off on an attempted murder charge with an insanity defense in 2001, has now hired some more lawyers to sue the state over his six-year confinement, reports the Hartford Courant. Before he was 20,...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:35 PM
John Rowland is not a physical therapist. Yet the disgraced former governor is paid as a "consultant" by Apple Rehab, a physical rehabilitation company that happens to be owned by the husband of Lisa Wilson-Foley, the businesswoman who happens to be...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Milestone Graphics is the oldest professional printmaking workshop in Connecticut, founded by master printer Jim Reed in San Francisco in 1976 and moved to Fairfield County in 1980. The new exhibit at 22 Haviland Street Gallery, Milestone Graphics: 30...