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  • June is the Month For Strawberry Festivals in Connecticut

    June is the Month For Strawberry Festivals in Connecticut
    Despite Mother Nature's best efforts, the summer growing season is fighting its way into existence. Its first gift to us is the almighty strawberry, the first berry of the summer and a versatile ingredient in the kitchen. While some like to toss a few...
  • People Are Freaking Out About 'Running Bamboo'

    People Are Freaking Out About 'Running Bamboo'
    It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states." A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......
  • Let It Close — No New Role For Southbury Training School

    Southbury Training School, the state's largest residential facility for those with intellectual disabilities, should be allowed to close — as planned — once the current generation of residents is gone. A proposal to keep it afloat by...
  • Crime & Punishment: 71-Year Old Prostitute Arrested in Glastonbury

    Crime & Punishment: 71-Year Old Prostitute Arrested in Glastonbury
    A buck slain by David Cari earned him entry into the "Buck of the Month Club" of a national magazine, but the recognition is causing much hardship for him. Cari is one of four former East Haven police officers awaiting trial for an alleged campaign of...
  • 27 Dead, Including 20 Children, At Sandy Hook School Shooting In Newtown

    Twenty-seven people, including 20 children, are dead after a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School. Another person was found dead at 36 Yogananda St. in Newtown, sources told The Courant.  The shootings at the school took place in two rooms, one of...
  • CIAC Championships; Final Coaches Poll

    State Open: Team, Ridgefield; Individual, Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy Class LL: Ridgefield; Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy Class L: Wilton; Cate Allen, Fairfield Warde Class MM: Avon; Gabrielle Richichi, New Fairfield Class M:...
  • Effort To Ban Weapon Used In Newtown Failed In 2001, But Lawmakers Seek New Gun Restrictions

    HARTFORD — Less than a week after the Newtown school massacre, state lawmakers are calling for sweeping new restrictions on guns and ammunition — while a key legislative leader says that the Bushmaster semiautomatic rifle used in last Friday's...
  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
  • A Town Profile

    The village of Sandy Hook is within the town of Newtown, the fifth-largest town in Connecticut at about 60 square miles. With a population of about 27,000 people, the suburban town is just east of the city of Danbury, but it also has large rural areas....
  • Commentary: How Much Worse Does It Have To Get?

    Another deadly shooting rampage has stunned our nation, this time in the quiet suburbs of Connecticut. Twenty-seven families have lost loved ones. Parents are preparing to bury their children. And hundreds of elementary school students in Newtown have...
  • Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere

    Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere
    School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety. Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...