| Oct 31, 2012
| 5:44 AM
Connecticut is a tough place to grow wine grapes, and state officials are now investigating allegations that a few of our wineries are cheating.
The suspicion is that some of Connecticut's 34 licensed wineries are skirting a state law that requires at...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 7:27 AM
HARTFORD, Conn. — It’s the Fifth Avenue of farms, the Barney’s of barns, the Saks of cow stalls.
Welcome to Arethusa Farm in Litchfield, Conn., a flourishing dairy dynasty with designer pedigree and stiletto style.
The pristine dairy...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:20 AM
It's the 17th season for one of Connecticut's — and the Northeast's — greatest jazz events, the Litchfield Jazz Festival, which this year has moved back to its previous location at the Goshen Fairgrounds (by popular demand). (They've also...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 1:08 PM
It’s supposed to be a beautiful weekend, so why not spend it outdoors? Here are 8 outdoor events happening around the state this weekend.
City Center Danbury
Festival with booths by environmental organizations,...
| 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,...
| Sep 16, 2012
Perhaps too much attention is paid to the peak fall foliage color in New England. To begin with, identifying peak color is an art and not a science and always a bit subjective.
Moreover, from one year to the next the peak can come slightly earlier or...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
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...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 4:06 PM
On a country lane in Howard County, the letterbox for Cathy and Steve Klein sits directly at the driveway's edge for easy mail delivery right off the carrier's truck.
Its position is similar to others along the way, but the difference is that the Kleins'...
| May 11, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Harriet Beecher Stowe was born 200 years ago in Litchfield, Connecticut, and evolved into a prolific writer with more than twenty books, articles and letters …...
| Oct 17, 2010
Throughout his many trips into and out of the state's prison system, Steven Hayes could always count on his mother.
Each time Hayes left prison, Diana Hayes took him into her tiny Winsted home. She wrote letters to wardens, parole officers and prison...