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  • GOP's Roraback Among Malloy's 15 Nominees For Superior Court Judge

    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy nominated 15 new Superior Court judges Thursday, including prominent Republican Andrew Roraback among the familiar names in the political and legal worlds. Many people had considered Roraback the Republican Party's best chance to...
  • 10/12/2012-An Apple A Day

    10/12/2012-An Apple A Day
    Pardon me while I change the subject from politics to something, anything, else. How about apples. Do you like apples? That mild winter we had last year fooled the apple trees into blooming early and then, pow, along came a frost in April that killed...
  • In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead

    In Search Of A Ghostly Village And Discovering A Lost Quarry Instead
    It was a good plan. I would explore Maromas, Middletown's last frontier, in search of the remnants of a village that was swallowed up in the 1950s by the construction of the Connecticut Advanced Nuclear Engineering Laboratory – the predecessor of...
  • Toxic Algae: Another Reason to Worry About Global Warming

    Toxic Algae: Another Reason to Worry About Global Warming
    It can produce liver and nerve toxins, asthma-like symptoms, severe vomiting and diarrhea; it frequently kills pets; and in rare cases it triggers temporary blindness and even death for humans. The potentially deadly villain is called "toxic blue-...
  • Our Picks: 7 Cool Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: 7 Cool Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven
    77th Annual White Elephant Sale: July 12, 9 a.m. First Congreational Church of Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Rd., Old Lyme, (860) 434-8686, fccol.org. Yale Summer Carillon Concert: July 12, 7 p.m. Yale University, Branford College Courtyard, 74 High St., New Haven,...
  • Our Picks: Lend a Hand (or Paw)

    Our Picks: Lend a Hand (or Paw)
    3rd Annual Pawsitively Purr-fect Summer Re-sale: June 22, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; June 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. New and gently used pet items for sale, to raise funds for the Animal Welfare League of New London County. Boilermakers Lodge 614, 33 Sacred Heart Dr.,...
  • The Stone Arch Bridges Of Wadsworth Falls State Park

    The Stone Arch Bridges Of Wadsworth Falls State Park
    In Connecticut, the robin is the state bird, "Yankee Doodle" is the state song, the mountain laurel is the state flower and, of course, the sperm whale is the state mammal. And if there was ever a state bridge, I would go with the stone arch. Dating...
  • Connecticut's Best Summer Food & Wine Festivals, 2013

    Connecticut's Best Summer Food & Wine Festivals, 2013
    Summer Food and Wine Festival: Sat., Jun. 15-Sun., Jun. 16, 12-6 p.m. Stonington Vineyards, 523 Taugwonk Rd., Stonington, (860) 535-1222. stoningtonvineyards.com. Gourmet food truck vendors, photo booths, father/child relay races, wine tastings, live...
  • June is the Month For Strawberry Festivals in Connecticut

    June is the Month For Strawberry Festivals in Connecticut
    Despite Mother Nature's best efforts, the summer growing season is fighting its way into existence. Its first gift to us is the almighty strawberry, the first berry of the summer and a versatile ingredient in the kitchen. While some like to toss a few...
  • Connecticut Small-Batch Distilleries Are Making Award-Winning Vodkas, Brandies and Whiskeys

    Connecticut Small-Batch Distilleries Are Making Award-Winning Vodkas, Brandies and Whiskeys
    Margaret and Louis Chatey are turning pears and apples from Ledyard and Middlefield into award-winning brandy in a barn off an Ashford country lane. Over in East Hartford, Adam von Gootkin is hunting for Connecticut corn he can transform into what he...
  • Family Ice Fishing Classes: A Fun Winter Activity

    Family Ice Fishing Classes: A Fun Winter Activity
    Always wanted to learn how to ice fish? Interested in learning about it even though it's hardly been cold enough this season for us to have any longlasting outdoor ice? Grab the kids (ages 8 and over, please) and check out the CT Department of Energy...