| Sep 20, 2012
| 3:09 PM
"This is the jewel right here."
With that simple statement, Christina Clayton, president of the Old Lyme Land Trust, summed up the group's newest addition: the John Lohmann Connecticut River Preserve.
The land is a stunning patch of forest, stone walls,...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Connecticut's shoreline is rich with history and community involvement, and Old Lyme is no exception. This Friday and Saturday, six venues in the town's historic district host the annual Midsummer Festival, a full spectrum of fun for the whole family....
| Feb 8, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Good thing Bill Griffith did not take Marcel Duchamp seriously. Otherwise, we'd be without Zippy (aka Zippy the Pinhead), the best-drawn daily underground comic strip in America, still running in 300 newspapers. Griffith, at the time a 19-year-old art...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:00 PM
UConn's TV network hosted on its website and twice aired a sketch full of rape jokes. In the clip, part of a student-produced “comedy” series, a young woman runs from a masked attacker only to have the blue-light emergency phones call her a...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 3:21 AM
83, of St. Helena, CA died peacefully at home, surrounded by loving family on Sunday, February 12, 2012. Born July 5, 1928 in San Francisco. Preceded in death by her father, Daniel J. Lyons, and by her husband of 47 years, Dennis D. Gaffey. Barbara...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Researchers from the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station returned from studying invasive woodland plant species one day to find themselves mysteriously crawling with ticks.
"I've been working in these forests for 30 years, and I'd never been...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Unsure of what to do this weekend to pass the time? Consider paying a visit to any of these events, festivals, shows and celebrations taking place on July 28th and 29th.
Connecticut Wine Festival
What: A celebration of Connecticut’s wine industry....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:59 PM
The next Congress will need pragmatic people who are able to break the gridlock in Washington and get some things done. In the Republican primary for the 2nd Congressional District, the candidate most likely to fit that bill is East Lyme First Selectman...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 8:12 AM
The 4th Annual Connecticut High School Music Theater Awards will be June 4 at the Palace Theater in Waterbury. Tickets for the event go on sale mid-May at the Palace box office and website.
The best actor and actress in a Connecticut show will move...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 5:55 AM
The Magic of Christmas: Through Jan. 6, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, flogris.org.
A Miniature Show: Through Dec. 31, The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St., New London, (860) 443-0344.
Tree of Nations:...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 11:18 AM
The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, presents a holiday-season show, “A Miniature Show,” featuring small works at affordable prices, starting on Thursday, Nov. 15, with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. It runs through...