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  • Barbara L. Simmons, volunteer

    Barbara L. Simmons, volunteer
    Barbara L. Simmons, a former longtime Ruxton resident who was a volunteer and gardener, died Nov. 8 of respiratory failure at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. She was 89. The daughter of an investment banker and a homemaker, the former...
  • Cake Boss Buddy Valastro Brings His Holiday Tour to the Warner Theatre in Torrington on Nov. 25

    Cake Boss Buddy Valastro Brings His Holiday Tour to the Warner Theatre in Torrington on Nov. 25
    Perhaps the last thing you want to think about the weekend after Thanksgiving is more food. But Buddy Valastro (pictured), star of TLC's "Cake Boss," bakes the hell out of cakes. And he'll bring his special live show to Torrington's historic Warner...
  • Crime & Punishment: Trumbull's Hatred of Michael Bolton Costs the Town $75,000

    Crime & Punishment: Trumbull's Hatred of Michael Bolton Costs the Town $75,000
    The Town of Trumbull has learned that no one likes Michael Bolton, and the lesson is going to cost them. The town signed the soft-rock singer (best known to anyone under 30 as a punchline in the movie Office Space) to perform at its annual town-...
  • Torrington Spot Focuses on Brew

    Torrington Spot Focuses on Brew
    Backstage Eat. Drink. Live. 84 Main St., Torrington, (860) 489-8900, backstageeatdrinklive.comThere is nothing small about the award-winning Backstage in Torrington. Customers are presented with a grandiose atmosphere even before they set foot inside....
  • Autumntimes: Halloween and Other Fun Fall Events Around Connecticut

    Autumntimes: Halloween and Other Fun Fall Events Around Connecticut
    Costume Shops Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent. Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
  • Where to Get Pumpkin Ales Around Hartford

    Where to Get Pumpkin Ales Around Hartford
    It's officially autumn. And with it comes falling leaves, hayrides, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the most important of all, more seasonal beers. Pumpkin ale is one of these seasonal beers that is not only enjoyed today but was also highly appreciated in...
  • Searching For Spirits Inside Torrington's Warner Theatre

    Searching For Spirits Inside Torrington's Warner Theatre
    October is THE month to get the bejesus scared out of yourself. Most of us head into it blindly, totally unprepared for what lies on the other side of the curtain. There's paranormal prep-work to be done, so head to Torrington's Warner Theatre on Friday...
  • Connecticut May Be at the Forefront of a Storefront Arts Movement

    Connecticut May Be at the Forefront of a Storefront Arts Movement
    It used to be sort of an artistic guerilla movement: Find an empty urban storefront, take it over (with or without the owner's permission), show the public your latest funky inspiration and create some excitement and color to liven up a sad city...
  • New western Maryland wind energy project in works

    New western Maryland wind energy project in works
    While Maryland lawmakers debate whether to subsidize a large wind energy project in the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City, an Annapolis company is moving ahead with plans for the state's third land-based wind "farm." Synergics Wind Energy LLC, which built...
  • Simsbury, Tolland, South Windsor Leaders Testify At Two Storm Panel Against CL&P Storm Performance

    Tell us the bad news early. Frustrated town officials from Simsbury, Tolland, Somers, and Roxbury delivered that message when they testified in front of Gov. Dannel Malloy's Two Storm commission Tuesday as huge mounds of brush remained piled along the...
  • Mickey Rooney, 91, To Talk About His Career

    Mickey Rooney, 91, To Talk About His Career
    March 24 is going to be quite a look-back at Hollywood, Shirley MacLaine is going to be at Torrington's Warner Theatre, talking questiions from audiences and showing clips and talking about her career on stage, screen and TV. Also that same night at 7...