| Aug 11, 2014
| 4:13 PM
I enjoyed Carolyn Stearns' article in Sunday's Courant, "Communities Answer The Call" [Aug. 3, Opinion]. However, in the penultimate paragraph,h Ms. Stearns states that: "Putnam's broader fame may rest on his response to news of the Battle of Bunker...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 1:24 PM
As a traveling food writer who files stories via email, I can live anywhere I want. I have flirted with the high-desert vistas of New Mexico, the gracious hills of Virginia, the wide-open spaces of the heartland, and the awesome remote purity of Idaho....
| Aug 5, 2014
| 9:51 AM
PUTNAM- The town of Putnam presents the Main Street Car Cruise on Sunday, Aug. 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Over 2,000 cars are expected to be on display in downtown. Main Street, Union Square and a portion of Kennedy Drive will be blocked to traffic...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:01 AM
For many years after its founding in 1751, a whipping post stood next to the Abington Congregational Church in Pomfret.
"It was never used; no one ever suffered," Abington's current pastor, the Rev. Bruce Hedman, said, "but it was there as a symbol that...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 3:35 PM
Connecticut has a history of being a generous and sharing state — its communities, while staunchly independent, have often pulled together. One of the state's nicknames, the Provisions State, attests to this.
The Provisions State moniker dates...
| Aug 1, 2014
The New Britain Museum of American Art has added two watercolors and 10 illustrations by Brooklyn resident Normand Chartier to its permanent collection. The recognition comes after a 35-year career in which Chartier's art has graced 75 children's books...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 12:45 PM
Connecticut's largest wine festival returns this weekend, July 26 and 27, to the Goshen Fairgrounds, with wine tastings, food, crafts, wine seminars, live music and entertainment.
The two-day event features representatives from 11 participating...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Cuando la liberación de Europa comenzó hace siete décadas, Rico Pace de West Hartford fue atrapado en Omaha Beach según pequeños trozos de metralla de su casco.
En la gama de barcos del U.S. Navy en la orilla cubierta de humo, Armand Jolly de Pomfret...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:10 PM
| 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 24, 2014
| 4:34 AM
In some ways, Israel Putnam defied the image of a classic American hero.
Stout, if not fat, he was unreserved, a man of many words who reveled in racy ballads and rum-fueled stories. He was also a farmer from Connecticut, a state with few pedestals in...