| Dec 29, 2011
| 2:35 PM
State Open: Team, Ridgefield; individual, Reid Watson, Glastonbury
Class LL: Ridgefield; Watson
Class L: Wilson; Brittany Mendelson, Pomperaug-Southbury
Class MM: Guilford; Rachael Roscow, Avon
Class M: Tolland; Annmarie Tuxbury, Northwestern-Winsted...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:15 AM
The day before a funeral for three sisters killed in a Christmas morning fire in Stamford, the family issued a statement of thanks for compassion after what they called "an unbearable tragedy."
"The incredible outpouring of love and compassion that has...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Anne Spurzem is apparently miffed that her alma mater, Smith College, is admitting more gays and poor girls “of color,” making it less appealing to college applicants in Westchester and Fairfield counties. In a letter to the student...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:33 PM
1) Camera Bar
For the absolute best photography equipment, from the entry-level stuff all the way up, head to Hartford’s Camera Bar, where owner Rick Goldenthal and his son Aaron will gladly help you figure out exactly what you need so you can...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Action Sports, 324 W. Main St., Branford, 203-481-5511, actionsportsbicyclecenter.com; 1385 Boston Post Rd., Old Saybrook, 860-388-1291, actionsportsct.com. Bikes, kayaks, skis, snowboards and related gear. Newly opened Giant Brand Store bicycle center at...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 4:28 PM
Bauer Park, Copse Rd., Madison, 203-318-8651. Once a working farm, now a 65-acre nature preserve. Hiking trails, community gardens, star-gazing platform.
Beaver Ponds Park, Between Sherman Pkwy. and Crescent St., 203-946-8027. 63 acres of natural areas...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Chances are you've had goat cheese. Maybe you've even called it chevre. A staple of gallery reception spreads, of beginner's level savory tarts, and of early-20-something stabs at culinary adulthood, generally speaking, goat cheese makes food nerds and...
| 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...
| 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...