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  • Greenwich Estate On Long Island Sound Sells For $120 Million

    Greenwich Estate On Long Island Sound Sells For $120 Million
    Greenwich's expansive Copper Beech Farm — listed last year with the highest asking price of any home in the country — has sold for $120 million, town officials confirmed Friday. The 50-acre estate off Indian Field Road has 4,000 feet of...
  • Battling dementia on 86th birthday, Gordie Howe still not one to sit around

    DETROIT The fishing trips always bring out that smile his sons love and cherish. Gordie Howe never was one to sit around, and that hasn't changed even as dementia roils his health. He turned 86 on Monday, an event that will appropriately be celebrated in...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Cafmantic Launches "A Moveable Feast"

    A Moveable Feast is the latest venture of restaurateur Andrew Gtt. Little more than a year after transforming his neighborhood coffee shop Cafmantic into a destination small plates restaurant with a farm inspired menu, Gtt will now be offering the menu...
  • Personal-Care Giant Unilever Fined $1 Million For Polluting

    HARTFORD – Personal care product manufacturer Unilever was fined $1 million Thursday for failing to report illegal discharges of industrial waste into a waterway in Clinton. The company also agreed to donate another $3.5 million to local...
  • College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools

    College jackpot: Long Island teen accepted by all 8 Ivy League schools
    For high school seniors, this is the season when hope meets reality when it comes to college admission - except for a Long Island teenager who has won the equivalent of the academic jackpot. Kwasi Enin, 17, of Shirley, N.Y., has been accepted by all...
  • Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale

    Darren Aronofsky floats a fuller version of the Bible's Noah tale
    NEW YORK — It was easy to get lost on Darren Aronofsky's ark. Inside a converted Brooklyn armory in late 2012, Aronofsky was shooting "Noah" on a massive vessel that matched the biblical dimensions of the boat, its rough beams lashed together...
  • Pesticide Compliance: Hundreds of Complaints, Few Fines

    Over the past three years, Connecticut regulators issued fines or other penalties 20 times against people and companies found to have violated pesticide laws, despite receiving more than 430 complaints. State records obtained by The Courant show those...
  • From Eels To Mushrooms, State Hands Out $880,000 For Agricultural Projects

    More than $880,000 in state grants for agricultural projects were handed out Thursday, and the funding will pay for everything from raising eels for bait to setting up 1,000 logs on which to grow Shiitake mushrooms. A number of the projects getting...
  • An Effort To Save A Slice Of Coastal Forest

    An Effort To Save A Slice Of Coastal Forest
    Imagine a place a few miles from the shores of Long Island Sound where one can hike from dawn to dusk without leaving its borders. Where a series of high ledges dotted with small caves overlook a vast marsh that attracts thousands of migrating birds...
  • 'Jiggle A Jelly' Exhibit Lets Kids Touch The Jellyfish

    'Jiggle A Jelly' Exhibit Lets Kids Touch The Jellyfish
    As young children we are taught not to "touch anything" while at stores or restaurants or museums, but the latest exhibit at the Maritime Aquarium in Norwalk is breaking that rule big time. The aquarium's "Jiggle A Jelly" exhibit lets visitors safely...
  • Jim Shea: Recalling Powder Ridge Rock Festival That Wasn't

    As part of the Courant's Courant's 250th anniversary celebration, a recent story recounted the 1970 Powder Ridge Rock Festival that never was. I was there. A testament to how bad the festival was is that I can remember I was there. I can't...
  • State Must Get On Top Of Pesticide Use

    It isn't difficult to understand Connecticut's pesticide enforcement problem — just do the numbers. Pesticides registered for use in the state: about 11,000. State-licensed pesticide applicators: 5,000-plus. State-registered pesticide businesses:...