| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:42 PM
What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends.
For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 11:27 AM
The state Senate and House, after short debates, voted overwhelmingly early Wednesday to approve a bill blocking public disclosure of photos of homicide victims and some other records in reaction to the Newtown school massacre.
The Senate took up the...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Eight-sided buildings were an architectural trend in the mid 19th century, spurred on by proto-psychologist Orson Squire Fowler, who wrote that they improved health by allowing for a greater influx of natural lighting. One of his followers was a Danbury...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 10:11 AM
Lake Terramuggus Triathlon Series
The Lake Terrramuggus Triathlon series four and five will be held on August 15. There will also be an Olympic Marathon Triathlon on August 10. Check in for the August 15 events will be at 6:15 p.m....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A conflict over an open Board of Education seat allegedly led the chairwoman of the Norwalk Democratic Town Committee to lay a beatdown on two 80-something members of her own party in the parking lot of City Hall. Regina Krummel e-mailed chairwoman Amanda...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 10:25 AM
Comedian Judy Tenuta, or "The Love Goddess," makes two Treehouse Comedy Productions appearances this week. The first, at Lorenzo's in West Haven on Fri., Aug. 17, features Marion Grodin. The second, at Mohegan Sun's Cabaret Theater on Sat., Aug. 18,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Using logic, Joseph Sincavage of Stratford decided to display a Nazi flag outside his own home to protest unspecified policies of President Obama. The swastika flutters next to U.S., Vatican and Marine Corps flags at the Sincavage residence and replaces a...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:45 AM
PLANTSVILLE - Love was in the air in Plantsville, Conn. as five couples, several of them who have been married for more than 60 years, reaffirmed their wedding vows. The ceremony took place Wednesday, June 26, at the Summit House Nursing Home.
| Jun 28, 2013
| 10:38 AM
Last year, Connecticut beaches along our coast were shut down or had pollution advisory warnings posted a cumulative total of 298 days, according to the National Resources Defense Council. And that was good news.
It was good because our Long Island...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:30 PM
A heaven-sent appetizer is endowed with a creation story, one that bestows a halo of mystique on an otherwise terrestrial snack. The first trope is the waste-not-want-not parable, also known as highly intelligent design, in which a creative chef finds a...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 9:10 AM
New London Mayor Daryl Justin Finizio has been trying — over the police union's objections — to shut down the police department's K-9 unit after discovering the dogs are totally racist. Through only 50 percent of city arrestees are non-white,...