| Sep 30, 2013
| 12:20 PM
It’s one of the enduring mysteries of pop music. How something so slight and disposable, a three-minute tune — songs written about fleeting and often trivial teenage emotions — can still somehow be so long-lasting and deep. Doc Pomus,...
| Sep 7, 2013
Smoke alarms save lives, but only if they're the right alarms.
Ninety-six percent of the country's homes have at least one smoke alarm, according to the National Fire Protection Association.
What kind do you have?
If it's not photoelectric it's...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:32 PM
The annual list is out: State Treasurer Denise L. Nappier's CT Big List shows 1.2 million lost or unclaimed assets totaling $627 million, and the office wants you to make your rightful claim.
"The Treasury is one of the few agencies in government that...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Tom Petty pretty much rules. And so does his band, the Heartbreakers. By now you probably know that archivist Bill Shelley collects rare and interesting film clips of bands and musicians, and has screenings at the Avon Theatre from time to time so the...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Eighteen people were hurt Sunday when a swing ride at the Norwalk Oyster Festival suddenly stopped, slamming riders into each other.
Twelve children and one adult were taken to three area hospitals for minor injuries, state police said. Five declined...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Rick Reyes is best known around Fairfield County as frontman of the Latin rock band Cosmic Jibaros, one of the more consistently-strong locally-based bands of the past decade. But as often happens when playing with one group for a long span of time, Reyes...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Did Miriam Carey have to die?
Miriam Carey was the 34-year-old Stamford resident shot and killed after a car chase in Washington on Oct. 3. A lawyer for her family said Ms. Carey was an innocent victim, and says a police report released Friday proves...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:30 PM
The state is opening its rule book for a trim.
On Wednesday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy will order state agencies to begin accepting public comments on most regulations, and require agencies to conduct an independent review of those regulations, in an effort...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 12:11 PM
It's not surprising that the state economy lost $62 million owing to the partial shutdown (there's that phrase again) of Metro-North's New Haven line from Sept. 25 until last weekend because of an electrical breakdown.
The figure comes from the state...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 10:22 AM
In 1963, President John F. Kennedy proposed a joint U.S.-Russia mission to the moon, the Rolling Stones had their first […]...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 2:34 PM
October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Stamford underscored the growing seriousness of the issue by actually arresting a 12-year-old girl last week. She allegedly was tormenting another girl to the point that the estranged friend was...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:50 PM
The plaudits keep coming for Plan B Burger Bar even as the Hartford-based chain prepares to open new locations in Fairfield and on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C.
Plan B was named one of the Top 20 burgers in the nation in a readers' poll in...