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  • Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

    Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story. Though it fell in an 1856...
  • Modernize Towns' Legal Notice Postings

    In 2014, Connecticut's towns are still forced to pay to post legal notices — such as tax foreclosures, coastal site plans, lists of taxable personal properties, even budgets — in obscure pages of printed newspapers; posting them online doesn't...
  • Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths

    Connecticut's Past Checkered With Tornado Deaths
    When the first settlers arrived in the 1600s, among the things they were unprepared for in Connecticut was the weather. Owing to its geographical location, the new land they were seeking to inhabit produced an ever-changing array of meteorological...
  • Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes

    Devastating Winds Raked State During Historic Hurricanes
    In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived. The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...
  • Sheila Nevins, Sid Koch and their Connecticut masterpiece

    "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...
  • Holiday Wishes 2012: Wine & Dine

    Holiday Wishes 2012: Wine & Dine
    Wine adds a festive touch to any meal but claims a special place on the holiday table. Thanks to numerous grape-growing regions in the world, there are types of wine to suit any palate. But while choosing a wine from an other part of the world – a...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 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,...
  • A Long-Running Investigation Casts a Cloud Over Connecticut's Wineries

    A Long-Running Investigation Casts a Cloud Over Connecticut's Wineries
    Connecticut wine makers are getting antsy, and the cause is a state investigation into their industry that's been dragging on and on without any resolution. The trigger for this long-running probe was allegations that some state wineries have been...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Food Network Star Tyler Anderson Will Help Kick Off Big Red For the Arts Event in Hartford

    Food Network Star Tyler Anderson Will Help Kick Off Big Red For the Arts Event in Hartford
    Big Red ForThe Arts Feb. 6, The Society Room of Hartford, 31 Pratt St., Hartford, letsgoarts.org, $175 for VIP Tasting and Entrance, $100 for General Entrance ($375 for a group of four)   If you've ever wanted to taste from a wide-ranging spectrum...
  • Torrington's Warner Theatre Hosts a Downton Abbey-Themed Party For the Premiere of Season 3

    Torrington's Warner Theatre Hosts a Downton Abbey-Themed Party For the Premiere of Season 3
    And there was much rejoicing by British-TV obsessives: Connecticut's own CPTV celebrates its 50th year of existence with a gala of Edwardian proportions at Torrington's Warner Theatre on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m. For $60 a head, participants...