| Feb 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Connecticut's state park system is having its 100th birthday this summer, but the celebrations could turn out rather grim.
State budget shortages seem likely to force cutbacks in summer staff like lifeguards and seasonal rangers, and there's even a...
| Jan 17, 2013
| 11:24 AM
Always wanted to learn how to ice fish? Interested in learning about it even though it's hardly been cold enough this season for us to have any longlasting outdoor ice? Grab the kids (ages 8 and over, please) and check out the CT Department of Energy...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers.
The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
| Dec 22, 2012
| 5:10 PM
After Dan Honan finally finished the unspeakable task of laying to rest 11 first-graders in five days, he sat and tried to put it in perspective at the same hardwood table where those children's families had made plans no one should ever make.
| Dec 26, 2012
| 6:17 AM
For there are these three things that endure: faith, hope and love, but the greatest of these is love.
1 Corinthians 13:13
In Newtown on Christmas Day, love and grief were mingled. At St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church, hundreds of families...
| Dec 27, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Daniel GreenWolf is a magician — but not the kind you might have in mind. The Ansonia native blends Celtic tales and music into his 80-minute magic show, using skills he honed at Renaissance Faires and festivals throughout the country. This brand...
| May 6, 2013
| 12:49 PM
1) Banko's Music
360 E. Main St.
2) Sam Ash Music Stores
95 Amity Road
3) Guitar Center
50 Boston Post Road
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:50 PM
The simple act of going for a walk becomes an adventure when the weather turns crisp and Mid-Atlantic trees change color. Check out these area hiking trails to get a breath of fresh air, to commune with nature and to get a glimpse of our region's rich...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Characters & Costumes, 260 River St., Guilford, (203) 453-6036, readamusements.com. Costumes for adults and kids, for sale or rent.
Fashionista Vintage & Variety, 93 Whitney Ave., New Haven, (203) 777-4434, fashionista-vintage-variety.com....
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:25 AM
The election for president of UConn' Undergraduate Student Government was marked by a surprising amount of scandal and political intrigue. Shiv Gandhi bested Edward Courchaine by 340 votes. Then Courchaine filed a complaint accusing Gandhi of violating...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Summer is on its way out. Enjoy these opportunities to get up and out:
Guilford Walking Tours: Sat.-Sun. through mid-September, 11 a.m. Guilford Town Hall, 31 Park St., Guilford, (203) 233-1026, historicguilfordwalkingtours.org. $8-$20.
Hike with the...