| Jan 31, 2014
| 4:22 PM
The old saying goes that the devil is in the details, and while that's a tired old maxim, it really does apply to the murky world of campaign finance. While Lucifer himself may not show up on anyone's year-end reports,......
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:59 AM
It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca).
Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:43 AM
A Connecticut judge decided that he lacked the authority to immediately release Michael Skakel while he awaits a new trial in the 1975 slaying of Martha Moxley, but opened the door for a higher court to decide whether the Kennedy cousin should be...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:36 AM
In the world of criminals and the law, it is every felon’s last plea: It’s not my fault that I’m in jail, my lawyer messed up.
Sometimes, the courts even agree.
In Connecticut, a judge ruled in a famous murder case that celebrity...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Maybe a company that sells chocolate bars and hot cocoa was never meant to operate a weight-loss business.
Nestle, the world’s largest food company, has agreed to sell most of its Jenny Craig holdings to a private equity firm for an undisclosed...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 10:22 PM
Almost 40 years after a brutal slaying launched an investigation culminating in Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel's imprisonment, a Connecticut judge reversed his conviction Wednesday, saying the defense attorney had botched the job.
And one of America's...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 1:09 PM
Does anybody really think Tom Foley won't run for governor next year?
The coy Mr. Foley, a Republican from Greenwich who was almost elected governor in 2010, would have us think he hasn't made up his mind.
He announced this week that he was opening an...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 10:45 AM
It's fall, people. Get out there and take a hayride, drink cider, pick apples, smash pumpkins — do whatever your heart tells you to do. Or try this: the Connecticut Art Trail has organized a series of autumnal events taking place at the Hill-Stead...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Four Republicans who have their eye on the 2014 race for governor are making their way to the starting gate. The next four months may narrow the field for the contenders who rely on taxpayer funds to finance of their campaigns.
State Sen. Toni Boucher...