| Nov 28, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The National Endowment for the Artsgave out its lastest round of grants, giving 12 Connecicut arts organizations a total of $345,000 for various projects.
Outgoing Chairman Rocco Landesman announced the arts agency will award 832 grants totaling $23.3...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness:
—A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:13 AM
It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head.
Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:12 PM
Ah, the Connecticut caves.
As in Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy and free checking, I was once a believer in the caves. There was an old cave in the Cobalt section of East Hampton I would visit as a child. An honest-to-goodness dark open maw along the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:34 AM
113th Italian Festa Celebration: June 27-30. St. Andrew Club Grounds, 515 Chapel St., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. A parade, Italian music, Italian food and a celebration of Italian-American heritage. Free.
21st Annual Arts and Craft Fair: Aug. 17, 10...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Scott Smith was a young New Milford police officer in 1998 when he shot and killed suspect Franklyn Reid (who was wanted on alleged parole violations). After a brief foot chase, Smith got Reid on the ground but Smith says Reid seemed to reach for a...
| May 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states."
A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......
| May 30, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access.
Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 9:55 AM
While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:37 AM
Class L: Darien 4, Cheshire 0
Class M: Wilton 3, Guilford 0
Class S: Haddam-Killingworth 2, Stonington 0
Final State Coaches Poll
First-place votes, team records in parentheses followed by total points:
1. Darien (5) (21-1-0-0) 172
2. Wilton (4)...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:57 AM
State Open: Team, New Miflord; Individual, Henry Wynne, Staples-Westport
Class LL: Danbury; Henry Wynne, Staples-Westport
Class L: Darien; Spencer Brown, Wilton
Class MM: Guilford; Logan Fulton, Barlow-Redding
Class M: Weston; Kevin Sullivan, Lewis...