| 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 …...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 6:38 AM
For the second time in less than a month, federal meteorologists are in Connecticut, trying to determine whether or not a tornado struck.
Westport, about 40 miles northeast of New York City, and Litchfield in Northerwestern Connecticut are where National...
| Aug 24, 2010
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Lichfield in Staffordshire, England. Local historians have concluded that the added "T" was the result of a clerical error.
ORIGINS: Originally called Bantam by the Indians, the area was settled in 1719 when a group from...
| Sep 1, 2010
While many veterans and their families planned to watch President Barack Obama's speech on Iraq Tuesday night, few seem to think that the formal end of America's combat role there will make much difference for them or for the strife-torn country where...
| Sep 7, 2010
The scenic village green here has long symbolized the charms of small-town life, but this fall Litchfield will receive unwelcome publicity for quite a different reason: charges of religious discrimination.
Last month, a federal district court judge ruled...
| 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...
| Oct 10, 2010
Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year.
They just wanted to get married....
| Aug 31, 2011
| 6:41 PM
“What’s the difference between straight hiking and gay hiking?” a straight friend once asked Richard, a financier who is proud to call himself a Connecticut Pride Hiker.
Richard believes it’s the humor that distinguishes gay...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 4:55 AM
Just when you thought the project was already pretty interesting....Joyce DeWitt, the actress best known for the '70s sitcom "Three's Comedy," will star in the new play by "The Simpsons" writer Mike Reiss which will receive its world premiere in...
| May 14, 2011
| 6:47 PM
In May 1861, Samuel Colt was Hartford's richest, most famous citizen.
A charismatic, driven entrepreneur, Colt possessed inventive genius, boundless imagination and unsurpassed marketing prowess. He had built an internationally renowned business centered...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:47 PM
Join Duff Goldman, star of Food Network's “Ace of Cakes” and renowned chef Jacques Pépin to taste delicious bites from more than 40 of the best local restaurants at Share Our Strength's Taste of the Nation New Haven June 8 at Yale Commons...