| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Playwright-director Tazewell Thompson isn't the only theater artist who is inspired to create a stage work about the life of Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who became a dressmaker and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln.
"They Call Me Lizzy...from Slavery to...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Maureen Slattery of Newport News finished with a 4-2 record at the U.S. Tennis Association Girls 18 National Clay Court Championships, winning a pair of thrillers in decisive match tiebreakers in the consolation bracket before losing.
Coming off two...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 10:55 AM
Talk about a high profile cast -- and somewhat of a family affair, too...
Members of the Naughton Family as well as Westport's extended theatrical family will make up the cast of a reading of Philip Barry's "The Philadelphia Stopry," part of Westport...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:45 AM
A young female black bear removed by state wildlife officials from a back yard near downtown Greenwich in early July may become the first of its kind to set up a permanent residence in Fairfield County in the past couple of centuries, according to the...
| Apr 17, 2012
After the meteorite strke in Russia Friday we are republishing this April 2012 article about two meteorite strikes in Wethersfield.
Fewer residents these days remember when space invaders landed in Wethersfield.
The celestial visitors were...
| Nov 15, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Thomson Reuters today released its annual study identifying the top U.S. hospitals for inpatient cardiovascular services. The study, now in its twelfth year, for the first time singled out 50 hospitals rather than the traditional practice of naming 100...
| Jun 20, 2010
With Taste of Chicago opening this Friday in a city once described as the "Hog Butcher of the World," let's take a look at 10 culinary curiosities:
Centuries ago, one place along Lake Michigan developed a stinky reputation. Smelly plants (variously...
| Apr 19, 2010
Dr. Mortimer D. Sackler, the psychiatrist who with his brothers bought a small pharmaceutical company and turned it into a major player in the industry by developing the powerful and controversial painkiller OxyContin, died March 24 in Gstaad,...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 11:06 PM
This was our final week in September for this season of high school football. Many fans and sports journalists in the area agree: The weather was perfect for football.
Encina – 8
Rio Vista – 64
Delta – 28
| May 16, 2011
Jazz trumpeter in 'Tonight Show' band
Snooky Young, 92, a jazz trumpeter whose long career included working with big bands led by Jimmie Lunceford and Count Basie as well as a lengthy stint with NBC's "Tonight Show" band, died Wednesday...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 1:10 PM
JP Morgan Chase agreed to fork over $211 million for its role in "variety of illegal activities" and "anti-competitive and fraudulent conduct," according to the Connecticut Attorney General's office.
Bank of America and UBS agreed to pay $137 million and...