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  • Crime & Punishment: Avon Police Officer Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Messages to His D.A.R.E. Students

    Crime & Punishment: Avon Police Officer Allegedly Sent Inappropriate Messages to His D.A.R.E. Students
    Avon Police Officer Todd Akerley interacted with his D.A.R.E students online and through text messages, and while his communications were not criminal or predatory, the middle-schoolers did find them "weird" and "creepy," according to an internal...
  • Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men

    Raising Awareness About Breast Cancer In Men
    They found each other in a sea of pink — two Connecticut men, made brothers by their shared experience. Now they're fighting back against the disease that brought them together and some of the ignorance about it. Bill Becker was diagnosed with...
  • 'The Big Show' at Carriage Barn Arts Center in New Canaan

    'The Big Show' at Carriage Barn Arts Center in New Canaan
    Drew Klotz builds vibrant kinetic sculptures. His wife Audrey Klotz creates oversized abstract paintings. As a pair, the two have learned to make connections with their art, complementing each others' use of form and movement. In a joint exhibit at the...
  • IPhone, Glass House: Design That Gets Out Of The Way

    One day recently I downloaded the latest iteration of the Apple iPhone operating software, known as iOS7. Soon, its pastel-colored square icons were floating behind my phone's rectangular frame of clear glass. A few hours later, coincidentally, I...
  • State Starts To Recover After Blizzard

    While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    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-...
  • Tour the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan on Oct. 2

    Tour the Philip Johnson Glass House in New Canaan on Oct. 2
    Philip Johnson built his architecturally-stunning Glass House in 1949 in New Canaan for himself to live in. Johnson died in 2005 at the ripe age of 98, and now visitors can see the grounds he spent so many years enjoying. The Westport Arts Center will...
  • Failing Metro-North Needs High-Tech Sensors

    With the recent news of the Federal Railroad Administration issuing an emergency order regulating the speed of Metro-North trains, the last years of my mother's driving career came to mind. As she grew older, my mother's driving skills became erratic....
  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Green Wheels: Classic Stories

    Green Wheels: Classic Stories
    WESTON — I consider myself a friend of Alden Sherman, the 94-year-old Westonite and innovative engineer who owns three Bugattis, a Ferrari, a Jaguar and even an Amilcar. I wrote about him in this column last year, but unfortunately missed last year'...