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  • Travel books: Tracking the origins of English

    Travel books: Tracking the origins of English
    "Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain" Oxford University Press, $24.95 The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...
  • Property of the Week: 1 Monticello Circle

    Property of the Week: 1 Monticello Circle
    Builders showcase their best design and handiwork in a model home. They try to include every option and every detail that a buyer might want. In addition to the dazzling array of amenities found at 1 Monticello Circle in Ellington, the house has another...
  • Ted Post dies at 95; veteran TV and movie director

     Ted Post dies at 95; veteran TV and movie director
    Ted Post, a veteran television and film director who directed a young Clint Eastwood on TV's "Rawhide" and later directed the film legend in the hit movies "Hang `em High" and "Magnum Force," has died. He was 95. Post, who had been in failing health,...
  • Comedy Central's Nick Kroll At Foxwoods

    Comedy Central's Nick Kroll At Foxwoods
    Nick Kroll rarely follows a script. The actor, sketch comic and stand-up comedian says that no matter what medium he's performing in, he likes to leave room to improvise. "I always want to have the flexibility to be able to alter and try different...
  • KC Of The Sunshine Band Talks Miami, EDM And More

    KC Of The Sunshine Band Talks Miami, EDM And More
    Toss a hearty "that's the way" out into a crowded room and see if you don't get back a lewd "uh-huh uh-huh" in return. Or tell a friend you'd like to do a little dance, make a little love, and watch them also suggest you also get down tonight. The music...
  • Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare

    Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare
    It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More. Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state. They include: Connecticut Free...
  • Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville

    Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville
    Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
  • Clothing Designer Jeffrey Banks Speaks at the Mattatuck Museum This Friday

    Clothing Designer Jeffrey Banks Speaks at the Mattatuck Museum This Friday
    Jeffrey Banks, an award-winning clothing designer for men and women, discusses his book Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style at the Mattatuck Museum on July. 19. The discussion is presented in conjunction with The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich, an...
  • Film Review: 'Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa'

    Buffoonish Norfolk DJ Alan Partridge, one of Steve Coogan and the BBC's finest comic creations, makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen in "Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a scissor-sharp comedy of ineptitude and failure. Crisply directed by Declan...
  • State's Mills Can Work Magic Again

    In recent years, vacant mill or factory buildings in Norwich, Windsor Locks, Somers and Waterbury were destroyed by fires, sad losses not unknown to many other communities. The message couldn't be clearer: We need to use our remaining mill buildings or...
  • Man with gunshot wound arrested in Sumner County after chase

    Man with gunshot wound arrested in Sumner County after chase
    Update: A 25-year-old man has been apprehended after he allegedly attempted to elude officers who were trying to serve an arrest warrant. The suspect, identified by police as Nash W.F. Rathbun, has been treated for a gunshot wound and released from the...