| May 22, 2012
| 11:40 AM
Connecticut jewelry designer Ann Pedro's steampunk creations (pictured) get center stage at the Windham Textile Museum all the way through August. It's part of the museum's upcoming focus on steampunk (additional programs arrive on June 16 and 23). Head...
| Sep 17, 2011
| 6:13 PM
Gen. Nathaniel Lyon died at the right time.
Raised in eastern Connecticut, the 43-year-old West Point graduate was killed while commanding the Union forces at the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, Mo., on Aug. 10, 1861.
He became the first...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:30 AM
As part of its Contemporary Art Series, the Lily Pad brings in paintings by Connecticut artist Gary Jacobs, whose works (including "Jesus Falling," pictured), will hang there throughout the month. Jacobs' quasi-religious art, which over the years has been...
| Sep 28, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Indian-British novelist Salman Rushdie (pictured) will appear at Eastern Connecticut State University to kick off the college's Annual Arts and Lecture Series. He has led an illustrious, nearly forty-year-long career in literature, which recently hit a...
| May 4, 2008
One of the nicest places to ride in Connecticut is the Air Line State Park trails, which run from East Hampton all the way to the Massachusetts border, about 50 miles in all.
The trail is divided into two sections; the first runs between East Hampton and...
| Dec 13, 2009
The holidays can mean festivities and family gatherings. But for families already dealing with domestic violence, the holidays and periods of economic stress may trigger abuse, said Kristi Salters-Pedneault.
The clinical psychologist and assistant...
| Jul 28, 2009
| 8:33 AM
Toll-free domestic violence hotlines:
Connecticut hotline: 1-888-774-2900
National hotline: 1-800- 7233 (SAFE)
National teen dating abuse hotline: 1-866-331-9474
Toll-free for the hearing impaired:
National domestic violence hotline: 1-800-787-3224...
| Aug 3, 2009
| 1:39 PM
A wild brawl broke out at a quiet Greenwich strip mall Sunday morning as a group of baseball bat-brandishing relatives attempted to rescue three victims kidnapped from Texas and taken to Connecticut.
The incident began when the U.S. Immigration and...
| Jan 24, 2010
The Willimantic River begins in Stafford Springs at the confluence of Middle River and Furnace Brook and flows south through northeastern Connecticut to the historic mill town of the waterway's namesake. One of the first public places where you can see...
| Dec 14, 1996
Police searches of four state probation offices led to the seizure of more than two dozen pieces of evidence in the case of a former probation officer accused of molesting young male clients, records released Friday show.
Among the items seized by...