| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:35 PM
An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 12:35 PM
Feeling like your life needs some sprucing up now that the hectic holidays are behind us? Join Tara Cook-Littman, a certified Holistic Health Counselor, at the Ansonia Nature Center on Sat., Jan. 7 as she leads you through the process of living a more...
| 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....
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Fairhaven Furniture
Sure, it's easy to outfit your home with the same coffee table owned by half of your friends, easily acquired anywhere in the country. But if you're looking for some real character for your home, Fairhaven Furniture has what you...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:29 AM
1) Luigi's Italian Pastry & Wedding Cake Center
Bridgeport wedding cake staple Luigi's has come a long way in 43 years. John and RoseAnn DiMarco started with a staff of four that has grown to over 40 while their shop on Main Street tripled in size. The...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Chris Powell, the political columnist/managing editor of Manchester's Journal-Inquirer, has called New Haven's policies toward undocumented immigrants "treason" and blamed issues in inner-city schools on the low "caliber of the students themselves," as...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
You could call it dance, or you could say it's a "contemporary movement performance project with choreography." Either way, Maskulinity, directed by Ras Mikey C, who's the director of education for an arts and entertainment company called F.I.V.E. (an...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Spend some time this weekend with your eyes to the sky looking for Connecticut's summer bird inhabitants.
June 23, 8 a.m., Early Birding at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, (203) 736-1053, ansonianaturecenter.org.
June 23, 9 a.m.,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Funk upon a rhyme!
In the days of the Funky bunch
The concept of dropping Hip-Hop on the one
Was firmly planted, Oops, upside your head
To the boogie to the boogie-de-beat
By the earthly funketeers in the heart of the Elm City
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Four Ansonia residents were given a pass on paying town taxes on their automobiles, although records obtained by the Valley Independent Sentinel show they owed a collective $16,666 in delinquent taxes (some dating back to the '90s). Two of the residents...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Arts and Crafts, or Mission, furniture is described in most catalogs and books as functional and simple, with straight legs and arms. Pieces have little decoration, just visible mortise-and-tenon joints. Light or dark oak was preferred. It was a short-...