| Mar 1, 2013
| 9:22 AM
Despite compelling testimony by Newtown parent Neil Heslin at a key Senate hearing in Washington, it now appears unlikely that the proposed federal assault weapons ban will gain congressional approval.
That is unfortunate, but it should not derail the...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 10:34 AM
“On the Banks” is the new show at The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St. in New London, and its subject matter is watercolor and oil landscapes created along the Mystic, Thames and Niantic rivers and along Long Island Sound.
| Feb 8, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Of the many ideas in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget message Wednesday, the one that has most underwhelmed mayors and first selectmen is the proposed property-tax exemption on motor vehicles.
Mr. Malloy proposed a tax exemption for the first $20,000 of...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Roundabouts. It's such a cute, innocent name. Yet lots of Connecticut drivers dread them as vicious, confusing, frightening traffic whirlpools that could suck them into mayhem and misdirection.
And that's too bad. Replacing regular traffic-light or...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:05 AM
-Ansonia Police Officer John Troesser responded to reports that a roaming pit bull bit a man. He says such a dog "came charging toward [him] and was barking aggressively" and, lacking any more calm or creative solutions, shot it. One problem: It was the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 5:05 PM
HARTFORD — Marquis Smith of New Haven takes home less than $300 a week from his minimum wage job at a mall gift shop.
The 26-year-old Iraq War veteran is single and doesn't have kids, "but even with that being the case,'' he said, "it's still...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:12 PM
Fair-goers have drained away from the grounds of the Haddam Neck Fair, which, tucked in a bucolic section of Haddam, always marks Labor Day weekend. There the carnival rides have been packed up, the last skillet in the Ladies Skillet Throwing contest...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A new exhibit incorporating the use of recycled materials, called Abstract Recycling: the Art of the Dump, created by the Provenance Center of New London, opens June 30 at the North Stonington Transfer Station. It's the second annual exhibit of its kind,...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 5:59 AM
Suffolk police have arrested a Central Islip man in connection with the murder of a 24-year old Medford woman who went missing in December 2009.
Evan Ganthier, 30, will be arraigned in court Tuesday for second degree murder in the death of Rebecca...
| Feb 9, 2010
| 3:04 PM
NEW YORK -- Police have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a 24-year old woman whose family received taunting text messages from her cell phone days after she disappeared.
Evans Ganthier, 30, is facing second degree murder in the death of...