| Oct 30, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Sick, Sad World: Dawn Dempsey of Waterbury was arrested on animal cruelty charges after veterinarians found that her beagle, Riley, had been sodomized with a candle. The dog died from the injuries while in their care, before they could even euthanize him....
| May 8, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Though only four people were present at the latest Board of Selectmen meeting in Easton, there was still what the Easton Courier described as a "standoff" over seating. Residents John Bromer and Robert Webbe sat down at the front table but First Selectman...
| May 14, 2012
| 11:18 AM
1) Super Duper Weenie
Gary Zemola cares about hot dogs. Like, really cares about hot dogs. He's always striving for what he calls the “best friggin' hot dog around.” And Zemola knows what he's talking about. Super Duper Weenie's hot dogs...
| May 15, 2012
| 10:30 AM
East Haven Democratic Town Committee Chairman Gene Ruocco is "embarrassed" by the comments he left on the East Haven Patch website but told the New Haven Register he doesn't see why they've been viewed as threatening. The posts were in response to one...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:54 PM
A river flows through the deep hemlock hollows in Wolcott. At times it's placid, the waters slowly flowing through the shadows of the dark forest, with the sun and clouds breaking through the canopy reflecting across the smooth surface.
But at other...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 8:37 AM
This Saturday marks the annual Connecticut Open House Day, where lots and lots of local museums, cultural attractions, open spaces and more open their doors for us Nutmeggers to enjoy. Here are some of the many things going on on June 9. For a full list...
| Jun 15, 2012
The White Cliffs of Dover tower high over the English Channel, a wall of chalk that's a natural defense between Britain and the rest of Europe. Sailors would stare in awe as they approached the wall of white and…oh, hang on.
| Jul 11, 2012
| 10:20 AM
Bill Miller's Castle
834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551
168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995
29 Schoolground Rd., (203) 481-6577
Grassy Hill Lodge
77 Sodom Ln., (203) 734-1616
| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:20 AM
These brief art events only exist for the weekend:
Stitch in Time: Community Quilt Show: Sat., Sept. 22, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Naugatuck Historical Society, 195 Water St., Naugatuck, (203) 729-9039.
The Art of Experience: Juried show for artists age 70+: Sat.,...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 9:25 AM
Two Connecticut libraries are seriously considering how to handle visits from furries, the subculture of people who dress in anthropomorphic animal costumes. The Hartford Courant reports that the concern started when a fully costumed furry walked into the...