| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:20 PM
The contest to choose the 45th president is seven months away and Republicans are still chewing over who to put forward, but the campaign cash is flowing in Fairfield County.
Republican front-runner Mitt Romney has mopped up more than a million dollars...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:35 PM
An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
| Dec 18, 2011
Phileas Fogg went around the world in 80 days. I did it in 23. And I bet I visited more amazing sites than he — India's Taj Mahal, Easter Island, Tibet, Cambodia's Angkor Wat, the African plains, to name a few — all without having to endure...
| Jan 3, 2012
| 2:00 PM
Six years ago, lawmakers got really worried about the voracious and ever-growing infestation of business tax credits and exemptions embedded deep in the bowels of Connecticut's tax system. They knew hundreds of millions of dollars in state revenue were...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 12:25 PM
My chat with newly minted Iron Chef Geoffrey Zakarian was scheduled for 1:30 p.m., a few days after the premiere airing of his December victory on "The Next Iron Chef: Super Chefs."
He dialed in at precisely 1:30 p.m.
"How'd I do?" he shouted. "Did I...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:05 AM
There's a new low-country cuisine joint in Baltimore. It's called Low Country Kitchen, but just try to find it. Unless you had a good reason to be walking past Hannah Williams' new take-out joint, you might never see it.
It's in Old Town, more...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 9:22 AM
There's a new Carolina cuisine joint in Baltimore. It's called, appropriately enough, Low Country Kitchen — but just try to find it. Unless you had a good reason to be walking past Hannah Williams' new takeout place, you might never see it.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 3:55 PM
Cyril Steven "Chris" Hamilton, 53, of 10537 Greenwich Drive, Williamsport, Md., passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Georgetown University Hospital.
Born Monday, Feb. 9, 1959, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Frank Joseph Hamilton and...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 10:05 AM
Every autumn, Colchester holds a community-made scarecrow display on the Town Green. On election years, town Democrats sponsor a patch and put up scarecrow effigies of candidates, according to the Norwich Bulletin. Not the best at arts and crafts, the...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 5:33 PM
John Joseph Walsh, 77, of Boonsboro, Md., died Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012, at his home.
Born May 7, 1935, in Scranton, Pa., he was the son of the late David James and Helen (Moran) Walsh.
The family moved to Washington, D.C., where John graduated from...
| May 8, 2012
| 11:33 AM
It’s a new way to get quick cash without ever leaving the comforts of your home.
Pawn shops have now spread to the Internet and they’re unlike anything you’ve probably ever seen, with customers you’d never expect.