| Jul 13, 2014
At least once a summer, (more often, if I'm lucky), I have to have a lobster roll — preferably consumed at a picnic table with a salt water view. My preference is the hot version, fresh lobster meat drizzled with butter and piled into a hot dog bun....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:04 PM
“Are books the new vinyl? I think they are,” Jen Hitchcock says. A 20-year veteran of the music industry, she had seen vinyl records disappear and then return as a viable form. When she was laid off from her job in music publishing, she took...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 5:33 PM
The governor's and lieutenant governor's races have gotten most of the attention but there are at least 21 other primaries on Aug. 12.
Included among them are several legislative races where Democrats face a challenge from within their party.
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:39 AM
In 1600, what was to become Connecticut was essentially nothing but trees.
"If it isn't a rock outcrop, and it isn't a wetland or water body, and it isn't a bald patch on a coastal dune, it is all forest," said Robert M. Thorson, a University of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 3:57 PM
A Guilford woman pleaded guilty in federal court Monday on charges of failure to pay federal taxes on payments she received as part of a pyramid scheme, officials said.
Nancy Dillion, 69, failed to pay federal taxes on $40,000 she received while...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:06 PM
NUTMEG ALL-STAR ROSTER
(Number, name, position, school)
1 Rafael Dominguez, RB, Sheehan-Wallingford
2 Duane Gary, CB, West Haven
3 Darren Jackson, CB, St. Joseph-Trumbull
4 Deion Lespier, CB, Platt-Meriden
5 Logan Marchi, QB, St. Paul-Bristol
| Jun 27, 2014
| 6:49 AM
Keep an ear out in July for a variety of sounds, from R&B in New Orleans to new music in Newfoundland, from Polynesian chants in the Pacific Northwest to yodeling in the Swiss Alps. Summer regattas make a splash too, with sailing craft, kayaks and even...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Guilford is one of four Connecticut towns celebrating a 375th anniversary this year. The others are Stratford, Fairfield and Milford; all were settled by English Puritans looking to start new lives in the New World.
The quartet of anniversaries is...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Connecticut Trails Day Weekend has 258 events, the most of any state. So now matter where you live, you're probably close to activities that are being held in 142 municipalities on June 7 and 8.
That's impressive for the third smallest state,...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:57 AM
One of my favorite things to do when I was growing up was to explore the headwaters of streams that flowed through the woods. Sometimes the journey would end at a small lake or the broken dam of a mill pond. Other times, the journey led me to spring or...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:19 PM
The University of Chicago and Knox College are among 55 schools under federal investigation for their handling of sexual violence and harassment complaints, according to a list released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education.
Both schools have...