| Jan 14, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Ryan Bak, a Suffield native and Trinity College graduate who now lives in Bend, Oregon, finished 23rd in 2:15:12 at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials Saturday morning in Houston.
Lucas Meyer, a lawyer and former Yale All-American who lives in...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:00 AM
I know that there is pain. But you hold on for one more day. Break free from the chains. Yeah, that was Wilson Philips. You know the words. Everyone does. Hear them sung live at the Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday night. It's Brian Wilson's daughters...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 6:55 AM
Police in the Ridgewood section of Queens are asking for the public's help in finding a suspect wanted in connection with an attempted rape.
According to the NYPD, the man grabbed a 25-year-old woman from behind at about 10:30 p.m. Sunday, pushed her...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 6:49 PM
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has upheld the sentencing of man who pleaded guilty to the June 2009 kidnapping and fatal stabbing of his ex-girlfriend, according to opinion filed Friday.
Donald B. Surber Jr. was sentenced in August 2010 to...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Carl H. Rauschenberg Sr., a retired Baltimore County police officer and Carroll County farmer, died Monday of cardiovascular disease at Ridge Overlook Assisted-Living in Westminster.
He was 98.
The son of a carpenter and a homemaker, Mr. Rauschenberg...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 8:52 AM
If you ask Springfield, Mass. native Taj Mahal about what inspired him to become a restless musical explorer, he won’t mince words.
“First of all, no one seems to think about it,” Mahal said by phone from his home in California. “...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:35 AM
1) Taj Mahal Trio, Thurs., 8 p.m., $65. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge St., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, ridgefieldplayhouse.org.
2) Start Making Sense: The Music of Talking Heads, Fri., 10 p.m., $12.50-$15. Iron Horse Music Hall, 20 Center St.,...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Roam if you want to. Roam around the world. And that's just what the B52s have been up to lately, touring in this 36th year of the band's existence. They sold out the Ridgefield Playhouse last year and enjoyed the experience enough to book another show...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 6:44 AM
California rockers Slightly Stoopid have covered a lot of stylistic ground since they, as high schoolers, were first signed to Sublime leader Brad Nowell's Skunk record label. The band has previously mixed skatepunk, off-kilter pop and hip-hop sounds....
| Aug 6, 2012
| 11:22 AM
In New Orleans, funk is important. They pump it into the water supply like fluoride. It’s as vital as air or étouffée.
And when New Orleans funk is discussed, a few names spring to mind: the late boogie-woogie piano master Professor Longhair, the...
| Apr 16, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Bassist and vocalist Greg Lake, a founding member of two seminal progressive rock groups, King Crimson and Emerson, Lake and Palmer, performs at the Ridgefield Playhouse on April 21, sharing songs and stories about his time in both bands. He spoke with...