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  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Pure Prairie League Comes to Connecticut

    Pure Prairie League Comes to Connecticut
    You already know who Pure Prairie League is. No really, you do. They sing that song "Amie," that goes, "Amie, whatchoo wanna do? I think I could stay with you for a while, maybe longer if I do." It was a big hit in 1975, at the height of a bluegrass...
  • The Preserve May Be Saved Yet

    The Preserve May Be Saved Yet
    If the money can be had, this is a great environmental victory: The Trust for Public Land announced Wednesday that it has reached an agreement to buy and protect a stunning 1,000-acre tract along the shore called The Preserve — the last...
  • A Fundraiser for Sgt. David Tupper at Firemen's Field in Old Saybrook

    A Fundraiser for Sgt. David Tupper at Firemen's Field in Old Saybrook
    Take some time this Saturday to lend a helping hand to one of our own who's already sacrificed so much. Sgt. David Tupper, a 2002 graduate of Old Saybrook High School, suffered a traumatic brain injury during one of his two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan...
  • Crime & Punishment: Store Clerk in Critical Condition After Attempting to Stop Theft of David Hasselhoff Cardboard Cut-Out

    Crime & Punishment: Store Clerk in Critical Condition After Attempting to Stop Theft of David Hasselhoff Cardboard Cut-Out
    A Cumberland Farms clerk in Shelton went beyond the call of duty when he was seriously injured trying to stop a man stealing cutouts of David Hasselhoff. The "Baywatch" star appears in the convenience store chain's summer advertising campaign. Stores have...
  • Politics of Keno Is 3-Card Monte

    As June's legislative session was careening toward its chaotic conclusion, the bingo-style gambling game Keno was approved. It passed without most legislators knowing what they were voting for, which is not a problem as long as you have the votes....
  • Crime & Punishment: People Who Shot Themselves

    Crime & Punishment: People Who Shot Themselves
    The Connecticut Department of Corrections claims the right to ban violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable books and magazines from prison libraries if they do not have any "redeeming literary, educational or scientific value." Last month,...
  • A 'Song Sung Blue' Over Those Confusing Oval Bumper Stickers

     A 'Song Sung Blue' Over Those Confusing Oval Bumper Stickers
    You know those oval bumper stickers, the ones with the black letters inside the white oval? Well, they were starting to drive me crazy. They'd get stuck in my head like an annoying song, and I wouldn't be able to stop trying to figure out what they...
  • Good Places to Buy a Bicycle in Greater New Haven

    Good Places to Buy a Bicycle in Greater New Haven
    This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual   Action Sports, 324 W. Main St., Branford, 203-481-5511, actionsportsbicyclecenter.com; 1385 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, 860-388-1291, actionsportsct.com. Bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards and...
  • Save Plum Island From Development

    Plum Island in Long Island Sound is a remarkable place, both ecologically and scientifically. It should be made into mostly a national wildlife preserve rather than be auctioned off. Federal wheels are in motion to sell it to the highest bidder,...
  • How New England States Can Regain Economic Vitality

    New England, we have a problem. It's not just Connecticut suffering from economic troubles. Much of the region is falling into long-term economic stagnation. We are losing jobs, income and population — particularly young adults — to other...