| 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.,...
| 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...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 9:54 PM
The Connecticut House of Representatives late Wednesday gave final legislative approval to a measure repealing the state's seldom-used death penalty after more than 9 1/2 hours of often gut-wrenching debate.
Senate Bill 280 cleared the House 86-62, a...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:02 PM
Democrats swept to victories Tuesday in Waterbury, New Britain, Middletown and Milford as well-organized candidates pounded away on local issues and got their voters to the polls in the state’s big cities.
In Middletown, Democrat Dan Drew...
| May 6, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Sada Thompson, a Tony Award-winning actress best known to TV viewers for her Emmy Award-winning role as the matriarch in the 1970s dramatic TV series "Family," has died. She was 83.
Thompson, a resident of Southbury, Conn., died of lung disease Wednesday...
| Aug 11, 2011
As Janice McCarthy stood and spoke in front of a parking lot surveillance video that captured the last hours of her husband's life, her argument about the need to change the culture of police work became clear.
"What you experience on a daily basis is...
| Jun 30, 2011
Andre Kreft doesn't like cookies. But with Savor, his flavor-packed, imaginative line of shortbread cookies, he's created cookies even he can love.
"I wanted to challenge the status quo of people's perceptions of what a cookie is," Kreft says. "I...
| Apr 21, 2011
Carmen Anthony Vacalebre had already established a successful fast-food business in the 1970s and 1980s with his Me Ma and Arby's franchises. But he wanted to step it up by opening a New York City-style steakhouse, the kind he liked to frequent.
| May 4, 2011
| 8:44 AM
1st) Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe
"Perhaps the greatest tourist attraction Waterbury has to offer thanks to an appearance on the Travel Channel, Nardelli’s Grinder Shoppe attracts locals and outsiders alike looking for massive hoagies stuffed to...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 3:41 AM
Fire officials are trying to determine the cause of a major fire at an unsold home in Southbury overnight.
Firefighters responded to a house fire at 75 Vista View Drive at 12:30 a.m., Chief Rick Lyle said. The fire was intense and shooting through the...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 12:55 PM
The head of the Connecticut NAACP calls it “astonishing and heart breaking” that the legislative committee deciding on how this state’s political boundaries should be redrawn doesn’t have a single minority member.
The absence of...