| 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...
| 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.
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Bartender Buddha was at The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition last week. The mixology event was held at Farmington Gardens and featured 37 bartenders from area bars and restaurants. Summer cocktails seemed to be on everyone's...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:16 PM
Some places in our area made the list of smartest cities in America.
Lumosity created the list that ranks Michigan City-LaPorte 70th and South Bend-Mishawaka 71st!
Lafayette-West Lafayette Indiana ranked 3rd! That could be because of Purdue...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 3:32 PM
In March of 2007, a 61-year-old West Hartford man sought to renew the pistol permit he had held for 25 years. But he balked when state police asked him to produce a birth certificate or passport as proof of citizenship — an enhanced requirement...
| 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...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 7:27 AM
The arrest warrants for two Torrington High School football players accused of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old girls describe a night of drinking, marijuana smoking and, ultimately, sexual contact between the 18-year-old boys and the girls.
| Dec 17, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. I wasn't going to write about the shootings in Newtown, Conn., last Friday that claimed the lives of 20 first- graders and seven adults -- including one teacher who gave her life to save her......
| Mar 21, 2013
| 5:53 PM
Don't fool yourself. Steubenville, Ohio, is in all our backyards.
And if you didn't believe it Tuesday, surely you were more open to the assertion Wednesday as news spread of rape allegations against two Torrington football players and the malicious...
| Mar 12, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Tony Award nominated Linda Eder (Broadway’s “Jekyll & Hyde”) will be giving a master class for the Warner Theatre Center for the Arts Education in Torrington on Saturday, April 20 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
Eder’s 14 solo...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:25 AM
People who see "People" are the luckiest people in the theater world.
At least those catching Alan Bennett's "People," a London Hit that will be screened live as part of London's National Theatre Live broadcasts and shown in selected Connecticut cinemas...