| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:13 AM
Restaurants come and go, but when it comes to family eating, you can't beat a classic like A.C. Petersen Farms in West Hartford.
The Park Road landmark is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, and generations of families have been the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:15 AM
Nothing puts spring in the step of a senior citizen quite like a well-planned retirement, even if that senior is a horse.
Orion, a handsome black Morgan, pranced and whinnied on a late spring day while surveying his new home at Mitchell Farm Equine...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:22 PM
Charter Oak Federal Credit Union said Monday it will open a new $18 million headquarters next week in Waterford.
The credit union, with more than a dozen branches throughout New London and Windham counties, will move administrative operations from four...
| May 21, 2014
| 11:25 AM
The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
| May 8, 2014
| 12:56 PM
The Harford County Health Department and a local advocacy group are warning residents their spring and summer outdoor activities could put them at risk for Lyme disease, the most common vector borne disease in the United States.
A bacterial disease, the...
| May 7, 2014
| 3:11 PM
Rheo Brouillard knew he was in the crosshairs of a "patent troll."
Brouillard is the president of Savings Institute Bank & Trust in Willimantic. Other small banks here and around the Northeast had been getting letters claiming patent infringement....
| Mar 12, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Tenor saxophonist and Canton native Noah Preminger has settled nicely into a busy New York City jazz existence. He regularly leads two quartets — the first, a piano-less group with forward-thinking guitarist Ben Monder, bassist Matt Pavolka and...
| Mar 9, 2014
Can't wait for spring? Remember, along with warmer weather, May and June bring graduations and weddings — and graduations and weddings bring out-of-town guests.
I learned this fact some years ago, when my son got married in June and then my...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 12:38 PM
Garden Club Events
* Gini Mita, of Wallingford Garden Club, speaks at the Monday, March 10, meeting of the Duck River Garden Club at 7:30 p.m. at Lymes’ Senior Center, 26 Town Woods Road, Old Lyme. Mita will discuss “Plants from Seeds.”...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 10:10 AM
While the artists who founded the Old Lyme Art Colony in Florence Griswold's home were indisputably talented, they owe some of their success to the hospitality and inspiration of their landlady.
Visitors now flock to the charming yellow home-turned-...