| Sep 2, 2011
Whenever I am out in the woods, I always think I'm going to become one of those victims of fate or Murphy's Law.
There is a tree leaning over the trail up ahead, so when I walk under it, the tree will fall on my head. Or the rickety, old trail bridge...
| Sep 3, 2011
Whether you grew up in the city or out in the country, most everyone has a memory of their favorite tree.
For me, it was the sugar maple in my front yard where a rusty nail that once held a syrup bucket stuck out and a large branch angled up like a field...
| Sep 10, 2011
| 5:55 PM
GARRY LOZIER, 47, OF DARIEN [Kathy Lozier of Darien, wife]
My son was 10 at the time, and it was his first day at a new school. It was a tense morning. We waited for the bus at the end of the driveway, and I had to get my daughter on a bus as well.
| 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...
| 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 7, 2012
| 1:36 PM
SOUTH RUSSELL, Ohio (AP) — Wally the Walmart horse is looking for a new home.
That's the nickname given to a 9-year-old standardbred horse that a humane society says was left at a northeast Ohio store by an Amish teenager more than two months ago....
| 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
| 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
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