| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:26 PM
When U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward negotiated a treaty with the Russians to purchase Alaska in 1867, it was called "Seward's Folly" because many believed the "last frontier" was a wasteland.
| Aug 11, 2005
| 2:06 PM
I was 7 years old at the time of the flood and living in Beacon Falls, where both my parents were born and raised as well. I have vivid memories of the flood, and living "up the hill" from Main Street while the Naugatuck River rose higher and higher until...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 5:16 PM
Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins.
Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
| Jul 28, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian?
SOUTHINGTON – Looking for Ground Cherries? Italian Veronica?. Striped Armenian?
The three are among the 200 varieties of vegetables and fruits Mark Ramsay grows on his 7-acre farm...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 12:00 PM
New Britain Stadium, New Britain, post-game, www.rockcats.com.
Danbury Fair Mall, Danbury, 8 p.m., www.danburyfairmall.com. Postponed to July 5.
Jennings and Penfield Beaches, Fairfield, 9 p.m., www.fairfieldct.org. Postponed to...