| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:32 AM
Isaac reached hurricane status Tuesday as it closed it on the Gulf Coast, threatening to deluge parts of the region with huge amounts of rain.
Maximum sustained winds were at 75 miles per hour, just strong enough to give the storm hurricane status, as of...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:51 AM
As Hurricane Isaac barreled its way toward the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, authorities were out in force warning residents to take necessary, life-saving precautions.
"Do not let this storm lull you into complacency. That would be a terrible mistake," said...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Up until now the only people who have any detailed idea what the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning play was really about were limited to the 6,000 or so folks who saw the world premiere of “Water By the Spoonful” at Hartford Stage.
Now the rest...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 5:25 PM
If there can be a Connecticut Wine Trail and a Connecticut Impressionists Trail, then why not a Connecticut Theater Trail?
Is the state tourism office missing a market?
After all, this small-in-size state is packed with Tony Award-winning theaters,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 12:37 PM
Almost 500 marijuana plants were found growing between two chicken barns just 400 feet from a high school.
Agents from the Stanislaus Drug Enforcement Agency got an anonymous tip about the marijuana grow in a 40-acre chicken ranch in Waterford.
| Sep 4, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Modesto Police Department’s drug task force is working at removing hundreds of pot plants found along the San Joaquin River.
Agents are reporting that many of the plants found are over nine feet tall. The exact location of the grow has not been...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:26 PM
Playwrights, get cracking.
Open submissions begin today, Sept. 17 and ends Oct, 24 for next summer’s National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford.
Submission fee is $35 and covers the cost of the...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 10:59 AM
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission - prompted by the federal courts - is now doing a study on the possible environmental problems of long-term storage of tons of spent nuclear fuel at nuke plants around the nation.
Connecticut's Attorney General George...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:15 PM
Playwright Anne Commire wrote about subjects certain to make her audience squirm, repeatedly confronting what she called "the breaking points of women."
"The idea of someone who's continuously being pushed to the edge is what fascinates me," she once...
| May 22, 2012
| 1:57 PM
Al-Anon is a support group comprised of persons whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. It’s sole purpose is to help the families and friends of problem drinkers. For information in St. Joseph, LaPorte, Marshall and Starke...
| Apr 26, 2012
Detroit: A Biography
Chicago Review Press: 288 pp., $24.95
In February 1863, Thomas Faulkner, a Detroit saloon owner of mixed-race background, was arrested on the charge of raping a 9-year-old white girl. Despite his protestations of...