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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...
  • 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...
  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Rain Dampens Fourth Of July Celebrations, But Weekend Will Be Sunny, Warm

    Rain Dampens Fourth Of July Celebrations, But Weekend Will Be Sunny, Warm
    Connecticut's soggy Independence Day will give way to a glorious Saturday and Sunday. Skies will be sunny, humidity will be lower and temperatures will be in the low 80s, FOX CT Meteorologist Matt Scott said. "It's going to be perfect," Scott said...
  • Tennis great Ivan Lendl asks $19.75 million for Connecticut estate

    Ivan Lendl, the former world No. 1 professional tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, has served up his 450-acre estate in Litchfield County, Conn., for sale at $19.75 million. The retired tennis pro purchased the land, found in...
  • Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I

    Exhibit Looks At One Connecticut Town's Role in World War I
    It was the Great War, the First World War, the "war to end all wars," and it began 100 years ago. "Great" it was, indeed, if measured in sheer size. More than 70 million soldiers fought in it, 10 million died in it, as did 7 million civilians. Lines on...
  • Torrington Infant Found Safe In Arizona, Amber Alert Canceled

    Torrington Infant Found Safe In Arizona, Amber Alert Canceled
    TORRINGTON — A 1-month-old girl who had been missing since Saturday was found safe Monday afternoon in Arizona, police said. FBI agents and police officers found the baby, Shiloh Gilbert-Alfar, and her mother, Amirah Alfar, 30, as Alfar was leaving...
  • Ivan Lendl Re-Lists Rural Connecticut Estate

    SELLER: Ivan Lendl LOCATION: Goshen, CT PRICE: $19,750,000 SIZE: 20,000-ish square feet, 10 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 half bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It was via covert communique from our inside gal in Connecticut -- that would be Phatlady Sings --...