| Aug 8, 2014
| 11:04 AM
CANTON — Relaxing at a backyard party is a ritual common to summertime, but David Hudon has asked guests at his parties to keep the community's needs in mind as they sat back, enjoyed food and cold drinks and listened to the music.
David Hudon held...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:39 AM
In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees.
"If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
| Jan 5, 2014
August 1955 is hot, and wet.
On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut.
And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
| Dec 15, 2012
| 5:45 PM
School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety.
Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 10:29 AM
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...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:10 PM
It's catching on all over the place, and now it's hitting Connecticut: the Fugitive Run — a 3-mile scramble to freedom, with actors playing guards trying to nab you and fellow inmates helping or tricking you as you make your escape — heads...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 9:48 PM
On paper it is a brilliant plan. With a greenway of more than 300 acres encompassing picturesque farms with views of the surrounding hills, valleys and lush, deep forests, the Bakerville section of New Hartford has the potential to be a major draw for...
| 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 1, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's oldest food and wine festival gears up for a Labor Day weekend run at a new location, New Hartford's Ski Sundown, where foodies will get to sample Angus beef sliders, baked mac and cheese, cedar plank-roasted salmon, corn, Maine blue crab...
| 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...