| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Max Restaurant Group hosts a Lobster Festival July 26 at Simsbury's Rosedale Farms from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
The $55 complete lobster dinner (for adults) includes clam chowder, steamed lobster, Connecticut clams, chorizo, New Hartford heirloom potatoes,...
| 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...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 9:30 AM
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Siting and constructing an industrial park next to the pristine and magnificent wild and scenic Farmington River raises the potential for polluting runoff, toxic air emissions, and noise and odor pollution into this spectacular Connecticut resource...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I was dismayed to see that the New Hartford Planning and Zoning Commission voted to change the zoning in the Satan's Kingdom area of the Farmington River to industrial [June 12, Connecticut, "New Hartford OKs Zoning Change"].
A majority of the...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...