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  • ALS Bucket Challenge: Internet Phenomenon Raises Millions

    Almost all of our social media pages have been deluged lately with videos and pictures of friends, family and random celebrities dumping buckets of ice-cold water over their heads. The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge began as a way to raise money and awareness...
  • Stratford Police Arrest Two Boys In Swastika Case

    STRATFORD — Police say the people responsible for recent anti-Semitic graffiti in the Wilcoxson Avenue area are juveniles. The two suspects — both 14-year-old boys — have been arrested and referred to juvenile authorities, police said...
  • REVIEW: 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Light Opera Works ★★★

     REVIEW: 'Fiddler on the Roof' at Light Opera Works ★★★
    Sometimes I feel like I've talked to Tevye as many times as Tevye has talked to God. Such is the ubiquity of "Fiddler on the Roof," a musical that, in my small profession, is as constant a presence as a judge for a lawyer, a fire for a fireman or a pesky,...
  • Bonacci-Masulli engagement

    Diana Bonacci, daughter of Frank and Joan Bonacci of Newtown, is engaged to Alan Masulli, son of John and Kathy Masulli of Stratford. Bonacci graduated from Nonnewaugh High School in Woodbury and the University of Connecticut with a master's degree in...
  • Guilford Settlers' Vow Of Solidarity Still Resonates

    Guilford is one of four Connecticut towns celebrating a 375th anniversary this year. The others are Stratford, Fairfield and Milford; all were settled by English Puritans looking to start new lives in the New World. The quartet of anniversaries is...
  • Ruby Dee, acclaimed actress and civil rights activist, dies at 91

    When Ruby Dee was in high school, she couldn't get a part in the drama club's upcoming production. Nothing personal, the club's head explained: There were just no roles for maids. "I never inquired again," Dee later wrote. "And I never went to see any...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut

    Surviving The Puritans, Theater Thrives In Connecticut
    The Puritans just didn't have much fun. Until late in the 18th century, there wasn't much in the way of public entertainment for The Hartford Courant to cover, and certainly nothing in the way of theater. Oh, there was the time just before the...
  • The Octavias McKoy Journey -- Stratford, JUCO's, Saks Fifth Avenue, WestConn, NCAA Record Book

    A feature look at Stratford's Octavias McKoy, the Western Connecticut running back to set an NCAA record with 455 rushing yards last week against Worcester State. Here's a link to highlights of his record-setting performance.
  • Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand

    Native Birds Could Use A Helping Human Hand
    Spring birds are arriving in Connecticut. Eastern phoebes returned recently, and before the end of April we'll be seeing and hearing barn swallows, tree swallows and purple martins. Those four birds are among 17 species native to our state that eat only...
  • Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare

    Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare
    It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More. Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state. They include: Connecticut Free...