| Dec 5, 2013
| 10:36 AM
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...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 1:55 PM
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...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 9:01 AM
Litchfield County's celebrated Community Table, a sustainable restaurant with an intense focus on locally-sourced cuisine, will receive an award for its environmentally-friendly practices from People's Action for Clean Energy (PACE,) a Connecticut-based...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:57 PM
Enjoy the traditional Italian "feast of the seven fishes" meal on Dec. 24 at Litchfield Saltwater Grille, 26 Commons Drive, Litchfield, where the menu features seven seafood courses for $70. Plates include Blue Point oysters, sauteed mussels in saffron...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Nov 29, 2012
| 8:14 AM
The Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail begins its fourth season Dec. 1. Six western Connecticut wineries have signed up to participate in the promotion, welcoming wine trail visitors in the cold months.
Visit the six wineries between Dec. 1 and Apr. 1,...
| Dec 7, 2013
| 4:10 PM
VNA Northwest, Inc. welcomed two new members to its Board of Directors at the agency's recent annual meeting. They are Anne B. Somero of Middlebury and David T. Wilson of Litchfield.
Mrs. Somero is a retired flight attendant who has held leadership...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Six area wineries will be participating in the 2013 - 2014 Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail from Dec. 7 to March 30, 2014.
The Litchfield Hills Winter Wine Trail was started in 2009 by a group of CT farm wineries looking to promote their business...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Over the objections of the state Department of Public Health, a divided state Medical Examining Board Tuesday reinstated the medical license of a Woodbridge pulmonologist who had inappropriate sexual contact with two women during medical exams in 2004....
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:30 AM
"If Michelangelo had been a heterosexual, the Sistine Chapel would have been painted basic white and with a roller," says Rita Mae Brown.
Ms. Brown is still making perspicacious comments on art, like the above, and still riding to the hounds in the...
| Sep 26, 2013
With plenty of sunny days and cool nights so far, it appears Connecticut is on track for great foliage color this fall.
The options for taking in the color are practically endless, of course, but that is not to say there are not some special roads,...