| 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...
| May 3, 2013
| 10:12 AM
Although decades of research indicate that raising the minimum wage does not adversely affect employment, this untrue claim is recycled whenever the Connecticut General Assembly considers providing working people with a small wage increase.
| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Religion News Service reporter Adelle M. Banks writes about Georgia's ban on guns in the pews: (RNS) A federal appeals court has upheld Georgia’s ban on bringing guns into places of worship. The Rev. Jonathan Wilkins, a Baptist pastor, and a gun-...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:04 AM
State Open: Team, Ridgefield; Individual, Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy
Class LL: Ridgefield; Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy
Class L: Wilton; Cate Allen, Fairfield Warde
Class MM: Avon; Gabrielle Richichi, New Fairfield
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:53 PM
It was the strangest trailhead I've seen in my travels across the state: On one side, a dilapidated iron truss bridge with more air than wood for its walkway and on the other side an unwelcoming fence for the Blue Stone Quarry.
But then I saw it. A...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 8:18 AM
Hello, my name is Big Bird and I approved this message.
Hi boys and girls: I want to talk about the presidential debate that happened last Wednesday. It didn't start until 9 p.m. so you were probably already in bed, and your parents were probably already...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Last week, for the first time in its 37-year history, Unit 2 of the Millstone nuclear power plant was shut down because the Long Island Sound water used to cool it off was too damned warm. That plant provides half of all of Connecticut’s power....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Madeline Smith reportedly told the police officer who spotted her driving the wrong way down a Norwalk street that she could not possibly be drunk because she had tested her blood alcohol level on an iPhone app. But the app in question does not actually...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Aug 25, 2012
BELFAST, Maine — The first sign says, "Slow." Then, about 50 feet down this back road in mid-coast Maine, there's a second sign. It says, "Slower."
I ease up on the pedal. That about sums up the rhythm of life in this part of Maine, which is...
| 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...