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  • Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

    Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?
    Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a good way. Our law allows as much as 75 percent of the grapes used in a “Connecticut” wine to come from...
  • Connecticut in the Midst of an Insect War

    Connecticut in the Midst of an Insect War
    More than 13,000 foreign killers were turned loose in Connecticut this summer, an airborne army of assassins unleashed to take down a very special enemy. The killers are known as "parasitoid" wasps. Their only target is the emerald ash borer, an...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts

    Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts
    The Connecticut landscape has dramatically changed over the 250 years since The Hartford Courant was founded. Once covered mostly with farms, forests and small agricultural villages, today, our landscape is suburban subdivisions, strip malls, office...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Youth Javelin Champion

    Joseph Fahey, of Andover, won the gold medal in the Javelin at the Region 1 Junior Olympics Championship at Fitchburg State University in MA. Joseph beat out five other competitors from New York and the New England states with a record breaking throw of...
  • READER SUBMITTED: VNA Northwest Nurse Honored By National Home Care Organization

    VNA Northwest nurse Deborah Welch, RN, was selected to represent Connecticut in the 2014 Home Care & Hospice Nurse of the Year Recognition Program conducted by the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) and the Home Healthcare Nurses...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Sixth Annual Connecticut Wine Festival

    The Connecticut Wine Festival will be returning this year for its sixth year of showcasing some of Connecticut's best wines. It is a reflection on the growing popularity of Connecticut wines, which are quickly gaining a reputation as quality vintage...
  • Anderson Cooper Sells Out in the Hamptons

    SELLER: Anderson Cooper LOCATION: Quiogue, NY PRICE: $3,599,000 SIZE: 3,800 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: In April, giggle-prone CNN talking head Anderson Cooper listed one of the two creek-front houses he owns in the sleepy...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Farm Credit East Gives $46,500 In College Scholarships

    Farm Credit East, the Northeast's largest agricultural lending cooperative, recently awarded $46,500 in college scholarships to 31 student recipients. Each student received a $1,500 scholarship to apply towards his or her higher education. "This year's...
  • Labyrinths: Getting Somewhere By Going In Circles

    If you think you can't get anywhere by going in circles, you haven't walked a labyrinth. Wisdom House Retreat and Conference Center in Litchfield claims to have opened Connecticut's first outdoor labyrinth in 1997. Now there are many of them scattered...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Touching The Past Archaeological Field School

    What is it like to find a stone tool last touched by someone over 4,000 years ago? Find out for yourself in an Archeological Field School being held in the Litchfield Hills July 14-18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The field school site has been excavated for...