| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday.
William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 7:56 AM
Robeks, juices, smoothies, West Hartford, Milford, Stamford, Fairfield and Westport.
It seems like every year, there's more and more of a push to try to eat healthfully. Now that we're approaching New Year's Resolution season, changing habits and...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The NCAA early signing period for the National Letter of Intent program begins Wednesday for basketball, lacrosse and some other sports. Below is list of some area student-athletes who plan to sign NLIs.
If you know of other signings, email sports@...
| 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...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:50 PM
If you've ever had a hankering to run your own local radio station and happen to have about $15,000 lying around to spend on necessary equipment, our recently reopened federal government has a heck of a deal for you.
The Federal Communications...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
Spring birds are arriving in Connecticut. Eastern phoebes returned recently, and before the end of April we'll be seeing and hearing barn swallows, tree swallows and purple martins.
Those four birds are among 17 species native to our state that eat only...
| 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...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:51 PM
About 40 percent of ballots sent to America's military members stationed abroad are lost or don't make it back in time to be counted, says state Sen. Gayle Slossberg.
That surprising level of what amounts to disenfranchisement is unacceptable,...