| Sep 29, 2011
| 6:15 AM
557 Wakelee Ave., 203-735-6417
Bill Miller's Castle
834 E. Main St., 888-514-5551
Branford Elk's Lodge
158 S. Montowese St.. 203-488-9311
168 N. Main St., 203-483-9995
| Oct 4, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Marcy MacDonald, a podiatrist from Manchester, became the first and last person to complete a crossing of the English Channel this year, finishing the approximately 21-mile swim from Dover, England to France Sunday in 11 hours, 51 minutes.
| Oct 7, 2011
| 8:29 AM
Did you know if you commit “marriage fraud” in the U.S. (pretending to marry a U.S. citizen in order to stay in this country) you could go to prison for five years and be fined $250,000?
A bunch of Moroccan immigrants and their American...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Ah, the Indian caves.
If you've hiked in the wilds of Connecticut, you've undoubtedly come across many of them, as they dot the landscape from "Squaw Cave" in Bolton to "Council Caves" in Barkhamsted to "King Philip's Cave" in Simsbury.
And, no, they...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:55 PM
-Some pissed-off white people are asking the Brookfield Board of Education to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison's unflinching novel about an abused black girl in 1930s Ohio, from an AP English reading list. Pamela Kurtz, who is running to be on the...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:17 PM
An immigrant and graduate of UConn, state Sen. Toni Boucher (R-Wilton) was one of the most vocal opponents of a bill that would allow undocumented immigrants to attend state universities at in-state tuition rates.
The bill, which cleared the state Senate...
| 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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 12:51 PM
A deadly tree-killing terrorist has crossed Connecticut’s borders.
Yup, it’s official: the evil, invasive Emerald Ash Borer has been found inside our state for the very first time.
Researchers from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Look out folks, we’ve got Chinese crabs invading Greenwich and state officials ready to declare a quarantine for all of New Haven County over a little green bug.
The evil crustacean in question is the Chinese mitten crab (aka Eriocheir sinensis), a...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Travel back in time to the '60s on Friday night at Liverpool Productions' Summer of Love Dinner Dance Party at Aldario's in Milford. MerseyBeatMania, a Beatles tribute band out of New York with New Haven's Mike "Ringo" Streeto on drums, provide your...