| Feb 10, 2013
I come by this job honestly. As far back as I can remember, saving money and stretching the budget was a priority. My thrifty-gened parents rarely bought anything that wasn't on sale — and they taught us that scoring deals was a competitive sport....
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Homebuyers seeking a peaceful country setting with easy access to shopping and services have been looking at Ellington more closely in recent years. Top-quality residential homes from Pioneer Builders have helped attract buyers to the area.
| Jun 12, 2013
| 11:34 AM
113th Italian Festa Celebration: June 27-30. St. Andrew Club Grounds, 515 Chapel St., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. A parade, Italian music, Italian food and a celebration of Italian-American heritage. Free.
21st Annual Arts and Craft Fair: Aug. 17, 10...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Songstress Eilen Jewell calls herself the "Queen of the Minor Key." So much so that it's the title of her 2011 album. Jewell and her sultry, jazzy, sad tunes will fill the stage at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center in Old Saybrook this Friday...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 8:07 AM
A chunk of wallpaper manufactured in England in 1853 to glom onto the popularity of Harriet Beecher Stowe’s anti-slavery novel “Uncle Tom’s Cabin” was auctioned off in Plainville on Tuesday night. It wound up exactly where it...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:25 PM
It's not enough to just foster arts programming in schools. When our children take an interest or show a talent in the arts, their love and talent must also be fostered with care, opportunity and experience. The Shoreline Arts Alliance has hosted a juried...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Mystic Ballet dances Sergei Vanaev's adaptation of Swan Lake at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center this weekend, before jetting out to tour Japan, and following their debut in New York City.
Feb. 9, 7 p.m., $35-$40, Katharine...
| Jan 24, 2013
| 2:37 PM
The federal fraud trial of two women charged with operating a "gifting table" pyramid scheme began Thursday with the defense attempting to show the government was overzealous in the prosecution of individuals who could not have been expected to know...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 7:37 PM
A lawyer nominated for a judgeship by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy became a central figure Friday in the federal fraud trial of two women charged with operating a "gifting table club" pyramid scheme.
Internal Revenue Service agent Eric Wethje testified that...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:15 AM
“Dialogue: Representation and Abstraction,” an exhibit of work by the Artists of Gallery One, will be at Guilford Art Center, 411 Church St., from Sunday, June 9, to Sunday, June 30.
The opening reception will be Sunday, June 9 from 1 to 4 p....
| Jun 9, 2013
Looking for true locavore experience? Take a bite out of a farmers market.
Along with produce — from apples to zucchini — you're likely to find locally sourced meats and seafood, cheeses, baked goods and eggs. Herbs and spices. Pestos,...