| Jul 16, 2014
| 4:10 PM
The Middlesex County Historical Society will host an evening with Suzanne E. Shapiro, author of the recently published book, "Nails: The Story of the Modern Manicure." The program and dessert reception will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 12, at 7 p.m. at the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 4:00 PM
LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as good in many areas. Waters to try include Shenipsit Lake, Lake McDonough, Highland Lake, Bantam Lake, Gardner Lake, Lake Saltonstall (several 5 lb. bass caught recently), Moodus Reservoir, Candlewood Lake,...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 3:05 AM
The state's first prison, Old New-Gate, built in 1773, was a former copper mine where the worst criminal offenders were sent to do hard labor. Convicts were kept in the mine's two shafts, one at 25 feet and the other more than 60 feet below ground. Escape...
| Sep 8, 2013
| 4:02 PM
After a traditional Christian service Sunday, the Rev. Terrence Alspaugh stepped outside his historic stone church and faced a collection of motorcycles.
The congregation of this little church by the Baltimore County woods formed a circle. They bowed...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Oct 23, 2012
Q: Hubby is dieting by eating vegetarian as often as possible. It's been a week, and he is getting bored quickly. Do you have any recommendations for some vegetarian dinner meals that are nutritionally complete, and are not simply variations of chili?...
| Jun 18, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Two fellow warriors responded to today's column, in which Geoff Conklin of Upper Milford Township opined that larger, brighter traffic signals are needed at the intersection of Route 29 (Chestnut Street) and Ramer Road / Colebrook Avenue in the township....
| Aug 19, 2011
| 7:39 PM
A Lancaster County man is charged with killing his girlfriend and unborn child. Police say 22-year-old Matthew Becker shot and killed 21-year-old Allison Walsh, who was seven and a half months pregnant.
Reports first came in saying Becker was cleaning...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:49 AM
Numerous roads are closed to flooding throughout Western Lebanon County at this hour due to the heavy rains the region continues to experience. The deluge has also resulted in the opening of new sinkholes in the Palmyra area, said Western Lebanon County...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 3:54 AM
Residents in the Shipoke neighborhood in the City of Harrisburg will be ordered to evacuate this morning, awaiting exact time from the City of Harrisburg. Flood Prone Areas include any community near streams, tributaries, low lying areas and areas...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 11:22 AM
PennDOT announces the following additional roads have closed in south central Pennsylvania since the last report issued to the media at 5 a.m. today (current report runs from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m.). These road closures are in PennDOT Engineering District 8,...