| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:22 AM
It's a big country, as they say, and no one knows that better than Philip Caputo. In "The Longest Road: Overland in Search of America, from Key West to the Arctic Ocean," the novelist, nonfiction writer and former Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter for the...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Last year, Connecticut beaches along our coast were shut down or had pollution advisory warnings posted a cumulative total of 298 days, according to the National Resources Defense Council. And that was good news.
It was good because our Long Island...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
"Raw" is not about sashimi, carpaccio or Ethiopian kitfo; it's a veggie thing — all about sprouting, sunshine and summertime. Nutritionists and physicians since Dr. Dolittle have known about the benefits of an uncooked vegan diet and have touted...
| Jun 23, 2013
What is it about real estate that often brings out the worst in people? Robert Frost famously mused in verse about why his New Hampshire neighbor was so determined to fence his property off when natural forces and common sense conspired against the idea....
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 8:15 AM
It is the mother of all New Year's resolutions: eat healthy, get fit and lose weight. Exercise is important, but time-wise, it is a lot easier to make different choices about what we eat than it is to shoehorn workouts into our schedules. People presently...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:23 AM
Class LL: Norwalk 2, Fairfield Prep 0
Class L: Farmington 5, Avon 0
Class M: Suffield 3, Bacon Academy-Colchester 2 (2OT)
Class S: Bloomfield 3, Somers 2
Final Courant State Web Ratings
1. Norwalk, 21-1-1
2. Fairfield Prep, 20-3-1...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:22 PM
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The Newtown Bee reports that Newtown town officials and community leaders asked Wednesday that people "temporarily halt any further dispatching of goods to the community, its schools, churches and nonprofit organizations." They said...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Please allow me to take a moment to begin this column with a few words of appreciation for sharp-eyed readers who add to my knowledge of a subject after I've written a column about it. Thank you also for helping to shine a light on some of the murkier...
| May 4, 2013
| 10:25 PM
Two Annapolis sailors, Jeff Borland and Tim Williams, took advantage of favorable winds on their home Chesapeake Bay waters to take the lead in their classes Saturday at the Sperry Top-Sider NOOD Regatta. Borland leads the nine-boat Etchells class...
| Apr 1, 2013
| 6:51 PM
With the nation watching, Newtown parents still grieving and gun owners objecting, legislative leaders Monday said they had met the solemn challenge presented by the Sandy Hook school massacre with a bipartisan agreement for the nation's strongest gun...