| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Growing up, I was never one to stay on the trail. Family hikes consisted of my parents saying: "Oh, kids, look at that bird," "Oh, kids, look at that rare plant," and "Where did Peter go?"
And 40-something years later, not much has changed. Especially...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 1:53 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...
| May 14, 2013
| 1:35 PM
With some exceptions, any illness can strike anyone at any time. One of the more dangerous to emerge in recent decades is Lyme disease.
Harford County, as many of us know either first-hand or because of someone we know, is not immune from the tick-borne...
| May 7, 2013
| 1:35 PM
As part of the ongoing battle against Lyme and other tickborne diseases, public health organizations are asking residents in 11 Fairfield County towns to participate in a study to see if wiping out the ticks on rodents will help rein in the illnesses in...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 5:50 AM
Provenance Center, 165 State St. in New London, presents “The Essence of Intention: Mindfulness, Elegance and Energy in Tai Chi Chuan,” an exhibit of photographs by David Fryburg of East Lyme, from Saturday, April 27, when it opens with a...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 9:40 AM
BRAVO!: April 10-May 5, Da Silva Gallery, 899 Whalley Ave., New Haven, (203) 387-2539, dasilva-gallery.com.
Goldenbells: April 9-25, Miller Memorial Library Senior Center, 2901 Dixwell Ave., Hamden, (203) 287-2682, hamdenartleague.com.
| Mar 16, 2012
| 9:47 AM
In the summer of 2009, Diane Sechler, Meyersdale, had decreasing strength in her arms and hands, with recurrent trigger fingers and carpal tunnel syndrome. But her arthritis tests were negative.
"I had two surgeries but kept having unbearable symptoms,"...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Anybody got an art space they’re not using?
Gallery One, a co-operative, is moving from its home in the Clayhouse in teh Old Saybrook Shopping Center and is seeking a new space or spaces.
According to a Gallery One press release, “As a co-...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:01 AM
Hundreds of Baltimore-area families have volunteered for a government study to spray their suburban yards with pesticide, which researchers hope can protect them from Lyme disease but that environmentalists warn is unsafe.
The goal, federal and state...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:30 AM
Everybody loves coffee. Not only does it taste great, but it transforms us from walking zombies into energized work machines. Coffee-goers crave good quality coffee, and that's sometimes hard to come by. Well, there's hope. Many of Connecticut's cafes...