| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Over the past few months, art students have been holed up at Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, learning to paint, sculpt, take photos and make prints, ceramics and jewelry. For the 22nd year in a row, the Silvermine Galleries are going to host an...
| Jun 20, 2012
Susan Tyrrell, an eccentric, husky-voiced character actress best known for her Oscar-nominated supporting role as a blowsy barfly in director John Huston's 1972 movie "Fat City," has died. She was 67.
Tyrrell died Saturday at her home in Austin, Texas,...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory.
High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The Hearst Connecticut Media Group has thus far only dedicated one 152-word story, dropped into one of its small community newspapers, to a scoop about a scandal within a local institution. The teensiness of the story might have something to do with the...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 AM
KASOTA, Minn. (AP) — For anyone who ever has been stuck in traffic, it’s a tempting fantasy: If only you were driving a tank and could roll over everything in your path.
Some drivers are now flocking to an out-of-the-way spot in southern...
| Jul 5, 2012
| 12:50 PM
1. Shelton (22-5)
2. Fitch-Groton (24-4)
3. Greenwich (23-2)
4. Cromwell (23-5)
5. South Windsor (19-6)
6. Amity-Woodbridge (20-6)
7. Northwest Catholic-West Hartford (20-3)
8. Bristol Central (19-3)
9. Plainville (18-7)
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:06 PM
Division L: Fairfield 8, Ridgefield 6
Division M: Darien 11, New Canaan 5
Division S: Barlow-Redding 15, Somers 2
| Jul 5, 2012
| 1:19 PM
Led by junior standout Caroline Barton Westbrook High did what no one else could in five years, beat Weston in the Class S tournament. Westbrook dropped the reigning champs 4-3 in the semifinal round and went on to beat Stonington 5-2 in the finals. It...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:45 PM
Night hikes can be filled with romance, given the right circumstances. The New Canaan Nature Center is offering a hike through their grounds this Saturday at dusk that's inspired by Shakespeare, entitled A Midsummer Night's Dream Night Hike. It's aimed at...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Fairfield County has got a whole bunch of theatrical shows opening this week, all at once (in addition to Opera Comique at the Sherman Playhouse which we wrote about in the stage listings). You should probably go see them all at some point, but maybe this...
| Aug 7, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Everyone has that friend that's always talking about how spicy they like their food, annoyingly asking for their vindaloo even hotter and slathering red goop with foreign labels on everything they eat. The next time this guy shows up at your dinner...