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  • Divide Over Lyme Disease Treatment

    Divide Over Lyme Disease Treatment
    Four years ago, after being bitten by a deer tick, Michelle Backes got treated immediately for Lyme disease. She thought she was safe until three months later, when her body started going numb. Then the onetime teacher from Lindstrom, Minn., turned to a...
  • Nature: East Lyme Preserve Features Pink Granite Quarry, Gorgeous Overlooks

    There are several translations for the Native American Iroquois word "Oswegatchie." Some define it as "black water" or "black river," while others say it means "at the outlet." But the translation that works the best for the 400-acre nature preserve...
  • Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework

    Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework
    The history of visual art in Connecticut usually is traced to the first professional painter, William Johnston of Boston, who began working in the region around 1762. But, as Susan P. Schoelwer notes in the introduction to a new scholarly catalog, "at...
  • New Book Visits 28 Private Gardens

    "A house comes alive with a lot of people," says garden writer Jane Garmey, "but I think a garden is a much more private and personal experience. When you see a garden, you get to know the person whose garden it is." Garmey's new book, "Private Gardens...
  • Chronic Lyme disease: A dubious diagnosis

    Chronic Lyme disease: A dubious diagnosis
    Dr. Bernard Raxlen arrived at Manhattan's glamorous Gotham Hall on a cool autumn night in 2008 to receive a humanitarian award. With a lime-green Lyme disease advocacy ribbon pinned to his dapper black suit, Raxlen joined partygoers sipping martinis...
  • Close-up on Old Lyme

    Close-up on Old Lyme
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis. ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
  • Overlook Rewards Hikers In Lyme's Plimpton Preserve

    Standing on top of a huge boulder within Lyme's Elizebeth Plimpton Memorial Preserve, looking over Hamburg Cove out to Long Island Sound, it is easy to imagine a ship sailing across the Atlantic Ocean. What exactly does a 105-acre preserve in the...
  • Eclectic Mix Is Of The Moment

    "It's all in the mix" was the refrain last weekend at the Interior Inspirations show in Old Lyme, a fund-raiser for the Child & Family Agency of Southeasatern Connecticut. "The matchy-matchy thing is over," declared New York designer Larry Laslo. He...
  • Learning The Language Of Interior Design

    Learning The Language Of Interior Design
    Just as you can master a foreign language like Chinese, you can learn the language of interior design, says New York interior designer Alexa Hampton. "In fact, when you look at a room, you're reading it," she says. "It's a vocabulary that you can learn."...
  • Catching Spring Fever At Chilly Rocky Neck Beach In East Lyme

    I headed south. The barren winter landscape has become downright depressing. And this from someone who loves winter. Cabin fever has rapidly become igloo fever, as bare ground hasn't been seen for weeks, and weekends are spent shoveling off roofs and...
  • Obama administration's balancing act: Health insurance benefits vs. costs

    Even as House Republicans press to repeal the health care law, government advisers this week are preparing to wade into one of the most contentious questions raised by the legislation: What benefits must insurers cover? The answer will affect tens of...