| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River.
There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Massachusetts residents must have one eye cocked on Connecticut as they assess the possible impact of casino gambling on their quality of life.
Since early September, voters in four Massachusetts towns that were prospective casino locations have...
| Dec 14, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Are we really any different, one year after Newtown?
Certainly Connecticut has grown more fearful, less confident and more sharply divided. Yet people are also more optimistic and more politically organized. If anything, we are more conscious of a world...
| Oct 7, 2013
Karen and Tony Muldoon of Hampton have been collaborating on stories, and life, for more than 30 years, first as award-winning journalists at the Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, N.J., and later as screenwriters hoping for a shot at Hollywood success....
| Oct 9, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Sausage gets a bad rap. Everyone has heard the saying about politics and sausages, like there's something not pretty going on and you'd best look away until The Finished Product is neatly packaged. Well, for one thing, that old saw would have never caught...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:28 AM
"Dear Prudence” by Milford playwright Cindy Wolfe Boynton, about Connecticut civil rights advocate Prudence Crandall, will premiere Friday, Oct. 11 at 6 p.m. as part of the United Solo Theater Festival in New York.
Brenda Jacobson of New Haven...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Here's a sidebar to the feature story on Mark Mulcahy which you can find here.
When Mark Mulcahy played the Meriden Daffodil Festival on April 27, it was a wide-ranging set that spanned a quarter century of his songwriting. It’s unknown what...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 8:05 AM
July 25: Long Splice, 5:30 p.m., Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, (860) 767-8269. ctrivermuseum.org; Hope Road, 6 p.m., Esker Point Beach, 900 Groton Long Point Rd., Groton, (860) 441-6600. grotonrec.com; Long Island Sound, 6:30 p.m., Vece...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit.
It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:25 AM
PJ Story Time: Aug. 2, 7 p.m. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Readmobile: Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m. Pardee-Morris House, 325 Lighthouse Rd., New Haven, (203) 562-4183, newhavenmuseum.org.
Bug Walk for Kids...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...