| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:25 AM
What if ticks were an endangered species? Would we preserve critical habitat for them? Fund a captive-tick breeding program? It would be hard for me, as a hiker and dog owner, to summon any sympathy for these disgusting little pests. If they were gone,...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:50 PM
There are hordes of people eating in Connecticut farm fields this summer. They're eating next to pumpkin patches and beside rows of tomatoes, sunflowers, beans and peppers.
And the food they're scarfing down like hunger-crazed locusts was pulled out...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:31 AM
As a child, Diana Atwood Johnson would take trout-fishing trips with her father. Along the way, they birded. The guides of Roger Tory Peterson were a constant teaching tool.
Later in life, she moved to Old Lyme and bought the Old Lyme Inn. She was...
| Mar 14, 2013
| 1:00 PM
James C. Constable, a retired businessman and World War II veteran, died March 7 of heart failure at his Essex, Conn., home. He was 96.
James Cheston Constable, the son of the founder of the Baltimore law firm Wright, Constable & Skeen and a homemaker,...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 11:01 AM
“Prize Inside,” an exhibit of work by Old Lyme artist Bryan Gorneau, will be at Provenance Center, 165 State St. in New London, from Saturday, March 16, when it opens with a reception from 7 to 9 p.m., until Saturday, April 20.
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:18 AM
By Elizabeth Johns
Special to The Herald-Mail
“New England Afternoon” radiates the bright yellows and greens of summer. A dark, sinuous creek leads the viewer into the landscape through a foreground dotted with livestock. Blue-tinged...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 1:23 PM
It has taken 18 years of being misdiagnosed, but local resident and business-owner Marsha Knicley, 64, of Hagerstown, can finally say she has Lyme disease.
Those who know Knicley they would describe her as a smart and savvy businesswoman with a big...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Clinton Art Society will show artwork by Anne Bingham Pierson of Old Lyme at the Liberty Bank, 8 Main St. in Clinton, all of June and July.
This is “Stonington Lighthouse.” All the works show Connecticut shoreline scenes.
The gallery is open...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:34 AM
“On the Banks” is the new show at The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, and its subject matter is watercolor and oil landscapes created along the Mystic, Thames and Niantic rivers and along Long Island Sound.
| May 29, 2013
| 7:10 AM
It's been called by one bitter antagonist possibly "the worst alien invader the USA has ever encountered. The invasions are widespread and the damage reports are coming in from all our states."
A Westport victim warns that it "spread like wildfire......