| Sep 24, 2012
| 7:50 AM
Catherine Vanaria and Mark Savoia are a married couple who are co-owners of Still River Editions and Connecticut Photographics, a New Fairfield studio and gallery specializing in fine art digital printing and black and white film processing. They're...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 10:52 AM
A closer look at last week's University of Connecticut/Hartford Courant Poll on our state's heated U.S. Senate race raises some interesting questions about who was actually answering the poll questions.
Like, where the hell were all the independent...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Aug 3, 2012
| 10:50 AM
Look out folks, we’ve got Chinese crabs invading Greenwich and state officials ready to declare a quarantine for all of New Haven County over a little green bug.
The evil crustacean in question is the Chinese mitten crab (aka Eriocheir sinensis), a...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Thirty years ago today, on June 28, 1983, a section of the I-95 highway bridge 70 feet above the Mianus River in Greenwich collapsed, killing three people and seriously injuring three more. The tangle of mangled bodies and vehicles along the peaceful...
| May 28, 2013
| 10:20 AM
"Being a police officer was in my blood," former Fairfield cop Nicholas Vanghele told a state Superior Court. "My mother was a probation officer, my brother is a police officer. I always felt I would go out in a body bag with honors." Instead, on Oct. 21,...
| May 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 8:45 AM
"Raw" is not about sashimi, carpaccio or Ethiopian kitfo; it's a veggie thing — all about sprouting, sunshine and summertime. Nutritionists and physicians since Dr. Dolittle have known about the benefits of an uncooked vegan diet and have touted...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 1:01 PM
This sounds like one of those "canary in the mineshaft" sort of alerts.
The Connecticut Audubon Society is warning that 17 different bird species in Connecticut are undergoing dramatic declines in population.
If you think that doesn't really impact...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:00 PM
BRIDGEPORT — I'm in the midst of that great American institution, waiting for jury duty, which is unparalleled not only in creating boredom but in giving you time to think. And what I'm thinking about is the state of public transportation in...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 9:00 AM
I love the meetings of the Westport Electric Car Club, which is really statewide — there were people from all over Connecticut at the recent meeting, held among the vintage vehicles at Dragone Classic Cars.
Leo Cirino, the club's eternally...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:50 PM
The 2012 grand list of taxable value decreased by about two-tenths of a percent, a loss of about $9 million in the overall value of real estate, motor vehicles and personal property.
Assessor Damon Braasch said at the current tax rate, the city would...