| May 28, 2014
| 9:00 PM
This timeless trip begins with a classic ride.
"The car is a 1913 Model T," says Captain Jack Spratt, as he greets his guests at Rhode Island's famed Ocean House.
His old Ford takes folks on a scenic drive through Watch Hill, but that's not all. At...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 4:11 AM
The Sheffield Island Lighthouse has stood steadfast for more than 140 years, a symbol of Connecticut's rich maritime history. Built in 1868, this structure is nearly identical to other nearby lighthouses in Greenwich and Noank. "It's one of six...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:02 PM
State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench.
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts.
Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
| Oct 22, 2013
Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other.
Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:05 AM
In the late 19th century, artist Martha Lamb observed that the variety of landscapes in the town of Old Lyme "would drive an artist to distraction."
Her comment was prophetic. Within a few decades after she made that statement, Old Lyme was home to a...
| 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,...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:15 AM
America's Farmstand (americasfarmstand.com), gracefully takes the concept of the farmers market into the future, utilizing technology to aid in the process of obtaining fresh, sustainable foods. And whereas traditionally you've got to drive, walk or...
| Aug 4, 2009
Sam Varma arranges the classroom's projector screen, promising that this video will be "wild." It shows a hapless seal about to get eaten in the ocean.
Then, a twist! The seal lunges in the air, pivots, narrowly avoiding the gaping jaws of a great...
| Jul 23, 2009
One of the rituals of summer is going out for a lobster roll. We had matinee tickets to a play reading at the O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford on a Sunday, so after the show we drove over to Costello's Clam Shack in Noank Village.
It's just down the...