| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:41 PM
The derailment and collision of two Metro-North trains in Bridgeport on May 17, which injured 70 people, focused attention on the safety of commuter rail traffic in Connecticut. The death of a track worker in West Haven just 11 days later is a sobering...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:05 PM
Scott Smith was a young New Milford police officer in 1998 when he shot and killed suspect Franklyn Reid (who was wanted on alleged parole violations). After a brief foot chase, Smith got Reid on the ground but Smith says Reid seemed to reach for a...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:40 PM
May's full moon shines upon us this weekend, so why don't you get outside while the moon is up to maximize your moon viewing time? End your work week with a Full Flower Super Moon Hike at the Ansonia Nature Center (10 Deerfield Rd., Ansonia, 203-736-1053)...
| May 21, 2013
| 7:05 AM
A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Roundabouts. It's such a cute, innocent name. Yet lots of Connecticut drivers dread them as vicious, confusing, frightening traffic whirlpools that could suck them into mayhem and misdirection.
And that's too bad. Replacing regular traffic-light or...
| May 21, 2013
| 1:40 PM
Every month has some kind of national food designation attached to it. And it seems like every day is national cheese-covered something day, or blank-on-a-bun day. As we gear up for the unofficial start of summer and grilling season, we celebrate National...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:30 PM
South Windsor at Simsbury, Wednesday: Could be an early preview of how tight the CCC North figures to be.
Conard at Notre Dame-Fairfield, Thursday: First-year coach Greg Raymer opens his tenure with Chieftains.
Rocky Hill/Middletown/RHAM at...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:14 PM
We're saddened and heartbroken over the tragic events in Newtown today. Without jumping into the flame war about gun laws and mental health care, we'll leave you with a song from local musician John Ciambriello out of West Haven, who sent this in to us...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:15 AM
We're no strangers to the constant struggle between wanting to eat something on the go and not wanting to further clog your arteries or give McDonald's any more American dollars. If a cheap, healthy and portable meal sounds like what you're looking for,...
| Oct 1, 2012
| 7:55 AM
Set your sights in and around New Haven when planning out your next three weekends, as the 15th annual City-Wide Open Studios is here! It's a celebration of the art, artists and art spots that New Haven has to offer all year round. Opening night Oct. 5...