| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:27 PM
While the marquee races for the U.S. Senate and the 5th Congressional District continue to dominate political news, politics and government continue in many other places. Some dispiriting statistics indicate Connecticut's decline will continue....
| 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...
| May 1, 2012
| 6:16 PM
The Senate voted Tuesday to approve Sunday alcohol sales in supermarkets and package stores, leaving Indiana as the only state with an across-the-board ban on Sunday sales.
After a debate that lasted just more than an hour, the Senate voted 28-6, with...
| May 14, 2012
| 6:48 AM
Anyone with a pile of money can build a big pile of a house, and back in the day, that's what you did. (See, for instance, "Downton Abbey.") But during the 20th century, a group of architects staged a controversial revolt. Why, they asked, couldn't less...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:24 AM
1) Billy's Bakery
Baking is one of the oldest and most elemental of the culinary arts. But that doesn’t mean there’s anything easy about it. For old-country style sour doughs and long-fermented loaves, Billy’s has all your yeasty,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s plan to eliminate 25 state boards and commissions as a way to “shrink government” sure does sound fine and dandy.
After all, do we really need a “Board of Directors of the Lower Fairfield County Conference/...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:45 PM
When you think of making s'mores, a roasting marshmallow held over a warm campfire probably comes to mind. But do you also imagine yourself making them while sitting knee deep in snow and ice? Probably not. But even though we're heading into winter,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 6:51 AM
Alice Young was the first to die at the end of a hangman's rope for something no longer considered a crime. Mary Barnes was the last; her life also ended with a noose around her neck.
In between, nine other people were executed in Connecticut for...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 12:11 PM
Spooktacular Science Weekend @ the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford
The Connecticut Science Center hosts its 2nd annual Spooktacular Science Weekend tomorrow, 10/27! The event includes arts and crafts, face painting, science-inspired tricks and...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 3:37 AM
All along the Eastern seaboard, places known to millions as cheery summer getaways were battered to pieces Monday by the monstrous waves and wailing winds of Hurricane Sandy.
Part of Atlantic City's Boardwalk smashed into floating lumber and two people...