| 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...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 6:18 AM
Students at Marist College in Poughkeepsie are in mourning after a tragic fire killed two students and a friend over the weekend.
Cell phone video captured the intense flames shooting through the three story home on Fairview Avenue where six students...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 2:10 PM
Why live in New England if you don't do any New England-related activities? This Saturday, the Adopt-A-Sugar-Maple-Tree program kicks off at the New Canaan Nature Center. Families and friends can tap and collect sap from their very own tree on the grounds...
| Sep 14, 2012
Pedro E. Guerrero, a photographer whose early work with architect Frank Lloyd Wright sparked a long, distinguished career in the worlds of fine art and glossy magazines, died Thursday. He was 95.
Guerrero died at his home in Florence, Ariz., said his...