| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:05 PM
There may be no better illustration of state Democrats' massive fundraising efforts in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election year than the political donations of Jonathan Sackler and his extended family.
A total of $91,000 in donations has rolled into...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Wethersfield has been appreciated as a desirable place to live since it was first discovered and settled more than three centuries ago by a band of English traders led by John Oldham in 1634. Today the section of town known as “Old” or “...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:50 AM
Tom Rush, an iconic singer, songwriter and guitarist who helped shape the great folk revival in the '60s and its resurgence in the '80s and the '90s, is still very much a spirited, spirit-lifting entertainer, musician and raconteur whose ebullient talents...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:52 AM
Linda Lavin, best known for the popular TV series "Alice" of the '70s and '80s — but a terrific Tony Award-winning Broadway and film actress, too — will be presenting her life and career in story and song when her cabaret act, "Possibilities,"...
| Jul 19, 2014
Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration.
When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:39 AM
In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees.
"If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 9:39 AM
I don't think I've ever gone on a hike to a place with a feature that was described as "as thick as dog hair."
But it's the perfect description for the magical place that is an Atlantic white cedar forest. The trees are native to the Atlantic coast,...
| Mar 20, 2014
Matt and Tracy Carroll called the Chapel Hill, N.C., area home for about 20 years, but a few years ago, they found themselves discussing a return to Connecticut.
The Farmington natives, who moved to North Carolina after college, ran a successful 100-...
| May 15, 2014
At Tissa's Le Souk du Maroc in Old Saybrook, the heady aromas and flavors of Moroccan cuisine are served in historic surroundings.
Five years ago, Kathy and Mohammed Benjdid moved their food business from the Boston Post Road to the James Pharmacy, a...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:08 AM
| May 8, 2014
| 12:11 PM
Moving to Bridlewood in Vernon was a logical choice for Diane and Steve Augustus when they reached the not-quite-empty-nester stage of family life. After living for ten years in Ellington, three of their four children had grown up and left their five-...