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  • Glen Ellyn starts road work this week

     Glen Ellyn starts road work this week
    Residents in a number of Glen Ellyn subdivisions will soon see new pavement in their neighborhoods. Glen Ellyn will start work this week on a $1 million road resurfacing project. Work will be done on a number of street segments in the village that add up...
  • Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out

    Great Escapes: Some Prisoners Just Had To Get Out
    The state's first prison, Old New-Gate, built in 1773, was a former copper mine where the worst criminal offenders were sent to do hard labor. Convicts were kept in the mine's two shafts, one at 25 feet and the other more than 60 feet below ground. Escape...
  • Serial Poisoner Lydia Sherman: Connecticut's 'Lucrezia Borgia'

    Serial Poisoner Lydia Sherman: Connecticut's 'Lucrezia Borgia'
    Lydia Sherman's propensity for tiring of her husbands and their children and her skill at concocting poisonous beverages sent 11 souls to early graves by the time she died at Wethersfield State Prison in 1878. It wasn't until her third husband succumbed...
  • Seymour Man Charged With Keeping Sister Captive In Filthy Bedroom

     Seymour Man Charged With Keeping Sister Captive In Filthy Bedroom
    SEYMOUR — What veteran police Officer Lisa Wexler saw inside a stinking, dark, locked bedroom on Eleanor Road was like nothing else she had experienced in her nearly 24 years of policing. A frail, starving woman covered head-to-toe with feces...
  • Magevet Performs at Temple Emmanuel

    Magevet Performs at Temple Emmanuel
    Magevet—“the premier Jewish, Hebrew and Israeli a cappella group of Yale University”—so delighted an attendee at one of their New Haven concerts that the group got invited to do a special slightly-out-of-town show Saturday, Dec....
  • New Haven's Bold Renewal Project On Track

    It still boggles the mind. In the 1950s, public officials thought it would be a good idea to demolish a large neighborhood and run an expressway from New Haven to Derby. After nearly 900 households and 350 businesses were cleared so people could get...
  • South Florida's chef Tommy Valdes appears on Food Network

    South Florida's chef Tommy Valdes appears on Food Network
    If you dined at Trattoria Bella Cibo during its four-year run in Margate, you know chef Tommy Valdes. He’s the guy who might have told you that a chef is only as good as his sauce and meatballs. Valdes, 49, sold his restaurant last October, had...
  • Flavor Profile: Fortune Pavilion in Derby

    Flavor Profile: Fortune Pavilion in Derby
    Fortune Pavilion sits in the back of a parking lot off Route 34, abutting the enormous building that houses a Wal-Mart. Were it not for its bright red sign, you could miss it entirely. Chinese lions carved out of stone (with a moveable stone ball inside...
  • Bridal Guide 2013: Banquet Halls, Bridal Shops, Wedding Cakes, Florists and More Around Greater New Haven

    Bridal Guide 2013: Banquet Halls, Bridal Shops, Wedding Cakes, Florists and More Around Greater New Haven
    BANQUET HALLS Ansonia J. Sullivan's 557 Wakelee Ave., (203) 735-6417 Branford Bill Miller's Castle 834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551 Branford Elk's Lodge 158 S. Montowese St., (203) 488-9311 La Luna 168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995 The...
  • Fried Foods: The Quest For the Holy Appetizer

    Fried Foods: The Quest For the Holy Appetizer
    A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
  • Celebrate Connecticut Historic Gardens Day This Sunday

    Celebrate Connecticut Historic Gardens Day This Sunday
    Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...