| Sep 20, 2011
| 1:30 PM
found at: Blackbird Tavern (Middlefield)
What's the most unfriendly bar topic?
Religitics: religion and politics, because people get very emotional about these topics. Politics are so polarized at the moment and when you combine it with...
| Jul 7, 2011
Thursday July 7
Books: The Eternal Struggle
Are you still finding it hard to keep your kids reading while on summer break? Shepherd them to one of two appearances by local author Elise Broach in the hopes that her new book will pique their interest....
| Feb 22, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Most people create art — in musical, visual or written form — as a way to preserve their thoughts, transcend the mundane, even approach immortality if things go really well. Bill Covitz has been a sculptor for 10 years and one of the most...
| Feb 23, 2012
Never miss another Savvy Shopper deal. The new Daily Drivetime Deals Roundup, posted Monday through Friday around 4 p.m. at Courant. com/ savvyshopper, features the day's latest bargain news and weekly giveaways. You can also follow Savvy Shopper CT on...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 1:23 PM
A deal between Middlefield and Alpine Ridge LLC to reopen the Powder Ridge ski resort will not happen, according to town officials.
Attorneys for Alpine Ridge sent a letter to town officials last week indicating they no longer wanted to purchase the ski...
| Nov 29, 2011
| 7:00 AM
Help Willy's Friends Pet Food and Supply Drive, Dec. 3, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Agway of North Haven, 66 State St., North Haven, (203) 239-1687; Agway of Middlefield, 147 Meriden Road (Route 66), Middlefield, (860) 347-7229; Agway of North Branford, 11...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Pack the kids in the car and head to Lyman Orchards this weekend for a delightful brunch and a chance to visit with the big guy himself. That's right, Santa and Mrs. Claus will host Lyman Orchards' Family Holiday Brunch, which will include omelette and...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 9:01 AM
Better get these texts in before my phone crashes! -- Al Fichman, Bloomfield
. . . and then the cop asked me if I knew how fast I was going, so I said, "I dunno - maybe about 50 words per minute ..." -- Bill Hook, Plainfield
| Jun 10, 2009
Stephen P. Morgan, accused of gunning down Johanna Justin-Jinich at a bookstore near Wesleyan University last month, pleaded not guilty and waived his right to a probable cause hearing Tuesday in Superior Court.
State's Attorney Timothy J. Liston also...
| Jun 17, 2009
The Scirpo family has been auctioning farm animals for 50 years. Founded in 1959 by the late Sebastian Scirpo, the Middlesex Livestock Auction in Middlefield has been run by his widow, Kathleen, 71, and his daughters Lisa, 45, and Lana, 49, for the past...
| Jun 19, 2009
State Police are investigating a motor vehicle that went into a lake in Middlefield.
The vehicle drove off the road near the Intersection of Lake Road and Lake Beseck Road. Around 1:15 a.m., a vehicle went into the Lake Beseck and the driver was able...