| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins.
Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
| Dec 10, 2013
| 3:00 PM
King Industries Inc., an industrial chemical firm based in Norwalk, purchased land in Waterbury to expand its operations with a $50 million manufacturing center on a remediated brownfield site, the city said Tuesday.
"This is an extraordinary moment for...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:25 AM
By some estimates, there are more than 60,000 unregistered all-terrain vehicles and dirt bikes in Connecticut. There are also very few places where you can legally ride them.
The result is a long-running guerrilla campaign of "rogue" riders taking to...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 7:04 AM
The Northwest Connecticut Arts Council is hosting its second annual Garden Party at the Harwinton home of Victoria Elliot and Marvin McMillen. The gardens at the home were designed by Major Henry Hornbostel, who was an instrumental architect for the...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Connecticut has seen its share of certifiable sinners but, in the eyes of the Roman Catholic Church, no officially recognized saint. At least, not yet.
However, the cause to canonize Knights of Columbus founder Father Michael J. McGivney is being...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:15 PM
Many people who keep strictly Kosher at home will adopt a "when in Rome" attitude when eating out, not limiting themselves to Kosher restaurants. (There simply aren't enough of them and besides, many Jews have a soft spot for Italian food.) However, the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Twenty-nine creative artists from northwest Connecticut will participate on Saturday and Sunday, June 22 and 23, in the fourth annual Open Your Eyes Studio Tour.
The free event, presented by the Northwest Connecticut Arts Council, is in Kent and New...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:29 AM
39th Annual Clinton Bluefish Festival: July 19. Clinton Town Hall, Clinton. Arts and crafts, carnival rides, food, entertainment, music, and a car show.
Artzfest: July 22-23. Thomaston, artzfest.org. Indoor and outdoor vendors and various activities....
| 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...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...