| Aug 21, 2014
| 4:14 PM
LARGEMOUTH BASS fishing is reported as slow in many areas. Night fishing is still producing some fish (try black jitterbugs and surface poppers). Waters to try include Billings Lake, Gardner Lake, Tyler Lake, Burr Pond, Lake Saltonstall, Shenipsit...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:13 PM
The Connecticut Science Center in Hartford should not be getting extra funding [July 25, Page 1, "$4 Million Grant To Aid Expansion"]. Mystic is the center of tourism in Connecticut. The Mystic Aquarium is showing signs of decay. It should get the extra...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Salem native Brian Civitello is out to reshape the cheese industry. It's a whale of a task, one the proprietor of Mystic Cheese is pursuing through both his product and the way it's manufactured.
“I ran into the same problem time and time again...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:19 AM
Dan Meiser and James Wayman introduced themselves to Mystic in September 2011 by way of Oyster Club. Though diners quickly flocked to the unique sea-to-table restaurant for raw Noanks on the half shell and native Stonington fluke, others eventually...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
News that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:07 AM
When I think of coziness, my mind turns to the tiny log cabin from the children's classic, "Little House in the Big Woods," where little Laura and her pa, ma and sisters lived in the vast Wisconsin forest.
The house was a comfortable house. Upstairs,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 6:00 AM
When you're talking about reggae in Fairfield County, the first name that always comes up is Mystic Bowie. He was a member of the Tom Tom Club with Chris and Tina from the Talking Heads. He's buds with reggae king Toots Hibbert. And his...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven.
Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The 172-year-old whaler Charles W. Morgan, the nation's oldest surviving merchant vessel, will emerge Sunday from an almost five-year, multimillion-dollar restoration effort headed by a former Marylander.
Like a proud papa, Quentin Snediker, shipyard...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 9:12 AM
David Madacsi has an ambiguous relationship with the ocean. His home along the Mystic River flooded during Hurricane Sandy. A mooring buoy with a rusty chain was one of the pieces of detritus that washed onto his property. He intended to throw it away,...
| May 28, 2013
| 9:35 AM
The 27th Annual Bethany Horse Show: June 2, 8 a.m. Bethany Airport, Amity Rd. (Rte. 63), Bethany, (203) 272-0142, bethanyhorseshow.org.
Celebrate Our Dixwell Pop-Up Festival: June 1, 12-6 p.m. 197 Dixwell Ave., New Haven.
Civil War Naval Encampment:...