| Oct 16, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Americans are obsessed with their pets. Well, Americans are obsessed with a lot of things, but when it comes to our pets, almost no expense is too large. Americans spend more than $43 billion a year in an effort to keep their pets happy and healthy....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Three words I love to hear when people talk about my column: "I never knew." As in, "I drove/ran/biked/walked past this for years and I never knew it existed."
The George and Woodward H. Griswold Preserve, operated by the Old Lyme Land Trust, is one...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 5:40 AM
The Odyssey Painters are a coalition of four Shoreline artists who work in styles ranging from abstraction to realism to collage techniques. The group will showcase their most recent work in a show at the Fresh Ayer Gallery in Old Lyme. Adventures in...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:20 AM
Plein air painting has a rich history. Beginning in the seaside towns of Cos Cob and Old Lyme in the late 1800s, it continues today. The tradition, which focuses on marine landscapes, is well-represented at the Susan Powell Fine Art's Summer Along the...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:00 PM
77th Annual White Elephant Sale: July 12, 9 a.m. First Congreational Church of Old Lyme, 2 Ferry Rd., Old Lyme, (860) 434-8686, fccol.org.
Yale Summer Carillon Concert: July 12, 7 p.m. Yale University, Branford College Courtyard, 74 High St., New Haven,...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:06 PM
All-Courant Boys Tennis
Sam Aronson, Avon Sr.
Sam Flaxman, Avon, Sr.
Ryan Foster, Classical-Hartford, Jr.
Varun Jayarun, Xavier-Middletown, Fr.
Chandler Libby, Granby, Jr.
Reid Risinger, Glastonbury, Sr.
Dan Rombola, Berlin, Jr.
| Jul 10, 2013
| 11:55 AM
All-Courant Boys Golf
Chris Bennett, Hand-Madison, Sr.
Andrew Boucher, Lewis Mills-Burlington, Sr.
Brian Carlson, Hand, Jr.
Will Delmastro, Wethersfield, Jr.
Jason Despard, Fermi-Enfield, Sr.
Austin Forauer, Berlin, Jr.
Evan Grenus, Glastonbury,...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Head up to Old Lyme's Cooley Gallery this Saturday for the opening of two new exhibits. Mixing it Up features 30 new pieces by Judy Friday in a variety of media, the result of trial and experimentation. Art and Money: Paintings by Trompe L'oeil Masters...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:40 AM
Take some time this Saturday to lend a helping hand to one of our own who's already sacrificed so much. Sgt. David Tupper, a 2002 graduate of Old Saybrook High School, suffered a traumatic brain injury during one of his two tours in Iraq and Afghanistan...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Celebrate the start of another school year with the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts as they open the Alumni Exhibition 2013. Featured are the works of more than 85 alumni, ranging from 2012 BFA graduates to artists who attented during the '70s and '80s....