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New Canaan

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  • What's In A Town Name?

    What's In A Town Name?
    Pass through the middle  of North Canaan and you'll see the Canaan Fire Department, the Canaan Union Train station, even the Canaan post office. That's all fine and good except that there's a separate town to the south, over Canaan Mountain, called...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Miggs Burroughs Lenticulars On Display At New Westport Gallery

    Miggs Burroughs Lenticulars On Display At New Westport Gallery
    Lenticulars are fun, seen in "winky" sunglasses bought at fairs, on album covers and in gimmick advertisements: Stand in one position, a picture can be seen, but rock a little to the side, and another picture appears, back and forth, back and forth. Miggs...
  • 'Super 100' All-Star Rosters

    NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER (Number, name, position, school) 1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford 2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven 3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull 4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden 5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol 6...
  • Prosecutors drop charges against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell

    Prosecutors drop charges against Paul Simon, Edie Brickell
    Prosecutors have decided not to go forward with disorderly conduct charges against Grammy Award-winning musicians Paul Simon and Edie Brickell after the couple had a shoving match in April at their Connecticut home, a court clerk said on Tuesday. Simon,...
  • Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players

    Once Again, UConn Needs To Attract State Football Players
    UConn football coach Bob Diaco said it's important that Connecticut high school coaches know he and his staff care about them. Connecticut is not a hotbed for BCS-level talent, and it might sound like a broken record, but UConn still needs to do a better...
  • Christopher Meloni lists Connecticut estate at $4.45 million

    Christopher Meloni, famous for his roles as Chris Keller on the HBO series “Oz” and Detective Elliott Stabler on the NBC police drama “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” has listed his estate in New Canaan, Conn., for sale at $4....
  • Connecticut Critics Offer Nominations, Special Awards For Season's Best

    Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong, South African playwright Athol Fugard and New Haven’s Broken Umbrella Theatre will be recognized for their special contributions to theater in the state at the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards ceremony this month. ...
  • Paul Simon plays first concert since April 26 arrest

    Paul Simon gave his first public performance since he and wife Edie Brickell were arrested recently and charged with disorderly conduct. Simon played a benefit show Wednesday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York, where he was honored for his...
  • Domestic Violence Requires Police Vigilance

    Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
  • Paul Simon, Edie Brickell face judge for disorderly conduct arrests

    Singers-songwriters Paul Simon and Edie Brickell had to explain themselves to a Connecticut judge Monday afternoon after they were arrested Saturday on suspicion of disorderly conduct. Simon, 72, said that he'd gotten into a rare argument with his...