| Nov 16, 2012
| 2:10 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2012
| 6:10 AM
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...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:45 PM
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-...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 7:05 AM
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....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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....
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 9:00 AM
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...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
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...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:23 PM
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...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 3:00 PM
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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:22 AM
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...