| 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...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 11:40 AM
This article is part of our 2013 New Haven Annual Manual
Alternate Universe, 1181 Chapel St., 203-562-0108; 398 Bridgeport Ave., Milford, 203-876-8539, facebook.com/alternateuniverse. A beloved mecca for area comics fans, be it traditional superhero...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Officials in Bristol are asking the Bristol Press to stop allowing visitors to its website to leave comments anonymously. Local politics have been contentious recently over everything from city worker contracts to fines for the landlords of properties...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Dylan Bruno was born in Milford, Conn., today in 1972. This birthday guy portrayed Colby Granger on "Numb3rs" from 2005-2010 and he also has appeared on episodes of "NCIS," "The Mentalist" and "Grey's Anatomy." On the big screen,...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 9:15 AM
The Metropolitan Opera's phenomenally popular series of "The Met: Live in HD," of live and recorded performances of legendary operas by some of the world's greatest opera stars, begins its 2013-2014 season this week in cinemas nationwide, including 14...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:06 PM
When you're in politics, to borrow a phrase from Faulkner, the past is never the past, especially when you're running for high office. Even from when you were only 18 years old.
Bill de Blasio, the 52-year-old Democratic favorite to become New York...
| Sep 15, 2013
When it comes to pirate tourism Connecticut often gets robbed of its fair share of the booty.
Sure, pirate activity in the Caribbean has inspired the Disney ride and a billion dollar film franchise, and the famous Blackbeard spent his later years...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 2:30 PM
If and when Gil Thorpe, the antagonistic pickle-dispensing realtor from "Modern Family," gets a show of his own, there's another character who might like to have a chat. His name? Gil Thorp.
Gil Thorpe has been around for just four or so TV seasons. He's...
| 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...