| 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 21, 2012
| 12:04 PM
The Connecticut Senior Juried Art Show will take place this weekend, Sept. 22 and 23, at Pomperaug Woods, a retirement community in Southbury.
All of the 213 works in the show were completed by the artists after their 70th birthday, so the theme of the...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 6:58 AM
Ruth Berg, 98, of Hayes Township in Charlevoix County, died at Sunnybank Assisted Living on Sept. 24, 2012, after a lifetime on the farm where she was born on May 6, 1914. She was the daughter of John R. and Anna (Sauder) Struthers.
Ruth was a graduate...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 2:57 PM
My column several weeks ago on the brutal 1956 murder of Myrtle Agnes Bopst brought a flood of emails from people who vividly remembered it. One reader, Turney McKnight, recalled the murder a year later of a Baltimore socialite at the hands of her...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:10 PM
Here are a few places to enjoy live music outdoors this week:
Gathering of the Vibes, July 19-22, Seaside Park, 1 Barnum Dyke, Bridgeport, gatheringofthevibes.com.
Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, July 20, 7:30 p.m., Hamden Town Center Park, 2761...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 8:00 AM
Though the name may be misleading, there's nothing "blue" about the genre-defying five-piece band Too Blue, performing at The Gatehouse Café in Southbury Aug. 7. Following the release of their new album Trouble with the Grey, that's garnered noted airtime...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 8:32 PM
DENVER — The Conference of the American Animal Hospital Assn., held March 15 to 18, was attended by more than 1,200 veterinary professionals.
AAHA Executive Director Dr. Michael Cavanaugh kicked off the event with the State of the Industry 2011...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 10:36 AM
For the third consecutive year and fifth time in the last seven years, a Connecticut squad took home the team title at the New England gymnastics championship. Woodstock Academy won its first team title at the March 10 meet at New Milford High, scoring...
| Mar 3, 2013
Paula Berardi thought she'd found a safe haven for her developmentally disabled daughter, Tracey Hilliard.
Four other group homes hadn't worked out, and Tracey, who also had medical problems, was a handful at home. The state Department of Mental...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 4:35 AM
– Audrey Hussey and Simbo Toukourou came from opposite ends of Connecticut to attend a packed hearing on guns at the state Capitol Monday.
"I'm here to stand up for my Second Amendment rights and to teach my children that this is how you do it,''...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 8:00 AM
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...