| Apr 28, 2011
| 8:07 PM
State Sen. Bob Mensch of Montgomery County, saying he felt threatened by another motorist, faces a disorderly conduct charge after allegedly displaying a handgun while driving on Interstate 78 in Berks County.
State police at Hamburg pulled Mensch over...
| May 8, 2011
In Love and War
Mary S. Lovell
W.W. Norton: 640 pp., $35
Intelligent and well-written, like all of Mary S. Lovell's biographies, "The Churchills" provides a vivid introduction to the family of English aristocrats whose nation-preserving...
| Dec 22, 2010
| 10:38 AM
Two sisters came out on top as Hollywood producers, vocal teachers and local community members scouted foothill teens for pure talent and charm at a talent contest on Sunday.
Sisters Sara and Mimi Klein shared first-place honors. The Marlborough High...
| Jul 7, 2010
| 7:29 AM
Canlis Prawns paired with NV Jean Milan Canlis Cuvee, Oger, FR
5-15 Blue Hawaiian Prawns, shells removed and reserved
2 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1/2 teaspoon red chili flakes
1-1/2 teaspoons lime juice, fresh...
| Jul 11, 2010
The Man Who Wrote 'Lord of the Flies': A Life
Free Press: 574 pp., $32.50
William Golding, the writer, has been a subject for study: reviews and critical essays, a bibliography and more than 100 books about the books....
| Jul 21, 2010
| 2:32 PM
Pinot noir is not the most popular red wine in the United States — even merlot outsells it. But pinot noir is arguably the most chic grape in the vineyard, which may explain why the variety has proved troublesome.
Pinot noir vines are slow-growing,...
| Jul 22, 2010
2009 Momo Sauvignon Blanc
I don't know about you, but right now I'm looking for something crisp and cold to beat the heat. And this aromatic Sauvignon Blanc from New Zealand is just the bottle to do it. Made from grapes grown on three different...
| Jul 25, 2010
The rich and famous really are different from you and I — they have better closets.
O, the Oprah Magazine took on the seasonal chore of cleaning out the closet this year with a cover commanding readers to "De-Clutter Your Life!" It sure looked...
| Jan 9, 2011
Dick King-Smith, an internationally popular British children's author whose best-known book, the amusing and inspiring story of a sheep-herding pig who talks, was turned into the hit 1995 movie "Babe," has died. He was 88.
King-Smith died in his sleep...
| Jul 19, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The FBI, Delaware State Police and Pennsylvania State Police are asking for your help in identifying a bank robbery suspect. The man is wanted for nine armed robberies in Delaware and Pennsylvania including one in Lancaster County. The robberies date...
| Oct 29, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Some people dream of a white Christmas. Others think it's cool for Thanksgiving. But before Halloween?
An October nor'easter brought heavy, wet snow across the state Saturday, causing widespread traffic problems and knocking down tree limbs and power...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:00 PM
There have been eight storm-related deaths in Connecticut since the October snowstorm cut power to hundreds of thousands of residents.
* WEST HARTFORD: Ida Schaechter, 78, was killed and her husband hospitalized after a fire at a home at 4 High Wood Road...