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Brooklyn (Windham, Connecticut)

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  • TV's 'Millionaire' Moves To Stamford

    TV's 'Millionaire' Moves To Stamford
    "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" has come to Connecticut's Gold Coast. Last week, the popular TV game show started filming for the 2014-15 season in its new home at the Connecticut Film Center in Stamford. It previously filmed in New York. The first...
  • The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards

    The Dazzling Historic Mosaic In Our Backyards
    Connecticut has at least 200 mostly small, emphatically local museums. Although they have almost nothing in common — local history being the least homogenous thing imaginable — they do share a kind of exuberant localism. If you want to know...
  • Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations

    Blackberry River's Namesake Inspires Canaan Culinary Creations
    Norfolk and North Canaan lie along the Blackberry River, and even when it's not in peak season, the namesake fruit has a strong presence here as many people turn it into jams, torts and pastries. And one of those people who's destined for foodie fame is...
  • For the love of ricotta

    For the love of ricotta
    Most of the ricotta in this country is probably baked into lasagna. And that's delicious. But ricotta aspires to so much more. Its fresh flavor shines when treated lightly, its creamy texture soaring as well. The new vegetables of spring — the...
  • 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine's' Terry Crews Named 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Host

    "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews has been named the new host of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?" Crews will host the 13th season in the fall from Stamford, Conn. as production is moving to a new studio prior to the start of the 2014-2015 season....
  • This is why we need gun control

    This is why we need gun control
    The violence at Isla Vista at the start of the holiday weekend grabbed the nation's attention. But so, too, did the shootings at the Washington Navy Yard last year. And in Santa Monica. And at Newtown, Conn., before that. And on and on. More than 11,...
  • State Draws The Curtain On Public Executions

    State Draws The Curtain On Public Executions
    Because the rural town of Brooklyn was a county seat in 1831, it wound up hosting what is widely accepted as the last public hanging in Connecticut. A jury had convicted Oliver Watkins of strangling his wife, Roxana, on the night of March 22, 1829. He was...
  • Meg Kazukynas, New Haven

    Meg Kazukynas, New Haven
    Meg Kazukynas, a New Havener and local business owner, caught our eye while out for an evening walk near the Peabody Museum on Whitney Avenue. We caught up with her to ask her about her skirt and her boots, which it turns out are a favorite wardrobe...
  • Maryland will face Villanova in Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in December

    Maryland will face Villanova in Jimmy V Classic at Madison Square Garden in December
    The Maryland men's basketball team will play Villanova in the first game of a Madison Square Garden doubleheader as part of the 2014 Jimmy V Classic on Dec. 9. The Terps and Wildcats will meet at 7 p.m., following by Indiana and Louisville at 9 p.m....
  • Williams Flunks Test For College Presidency

    Williams Flunks Test For College Presidency
    There's been some confusion at Quinebaug Valley Community College, in the Danielson section of rural Killingly. Like every community college, the school's curriculum includes many job training programs. The problem here is that state Senate leader...
  • Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State

    Mark Turgeon and Terps embracing challenge of playing at Ohio State
    Mark Turgeon was on the road recruiting this summer when the schedule for this season's ACC-Big Ten Challenge was announced. He remembers his initial reaction when he learned that the Terps were going on the road for the second straight year. “I...