| Jun 17, 2010
| 9:28 AM
On April 30th 2010, Kay Knight Clarke sold her home at 89 River Road in East Haddam, CT to Jefferson B. Riley. Mr. Riley purchased the townhouse for $1,120,000.
Jefferson Riley is a partner with Centerbrook Architects and Planners in nearby Centerbrook....
| Apr 15, 2011
I could tell you why the Eightmile River is a federally designated National Wild & Scenic Rivers system.
I could tell you the river's 40,000-acre watershed is a pristine landscape with huge, unfragmented blocks of forest, crystal clear streams and...
| Apr 21, 2011
Carmen Anthony Vacalebre had already established a successful fast-food business in the 1970s and 1980s with his Me Ma and Arby's franchises. But he wanted to step it up by opening a New York City-style steakhouse, the kind he liked to frequent.
| May 8, 2011
| 8:00 PM
Darko Tresnjak, a theater director known for his work with Shakespeare, world classics and the rediscovery of neglected plays, is expected to be named the new artistic director of Hartford Stage when the board votes Monday morning. He will succeed Michael...
| Jul 27, 2010
| 10:42 AM
"It's just been a hellacious day," Deb Marsden proclaims early on a recent Wednesday afternoon.
The calls had started at 6 a.m. Between extensive heat and torrential downpours, lettuce was lost, beets were bad, radishes were cracked, zucchinis were too...
| Jan 16, 2011
My bald eagle sightings in the state have been limited to sheer luck and being in the right place at the right time.
Last January, I was walking along the Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail in Meriden when a bald eagle flew mere feet above my head along the...
| Jun 30, 2011
Tracy Morgan nearly played the Waterbury Palace earlier this year, but the show was abruptly cancelled. But honestly, wouldn't you much rather see him this week? "Saturday Night Live" member turned movie star turned sitcom self-parody turned stand-up...
| Mar 4, 2011
Forget about the interstates or highways. You can't get here by traveling on Main Street or Second Street or North Street. The only way to get to this place is by taking a dirt road.
Gulf Road through the Salmon River State Forest in East Hampton is...
| Aug 19, 2011
I love old roads. They are about as close to a time machine as one can get, outside of the one I'm tinkering with in my basement.
And East Haddam's Creek Row is about as old as they come, being the first road built in a town that dates to the 1660s, when...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:45 AM
When Jonathan Marcus discusses his and others' efforts to save Hearthstone Castle in Danbury from crumbling into dust he sounds like a knight talking about a quest.
Marcus lived down the road from Tarrywile Park — the Danbury park where the...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 11:50 AM
It's good to be a Goodspeed Musicals member.
Members get to see private readings/workshops at the two theaters (Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam; Norma Terris Theatre in Chester).
Like the new musical in development "Tuck," based in the 2002...