| Aug 22, 2012
| 5:45 AM
A young female black bear removed by state wildlife officials from a back yard near downtown Greenwich in early July may become the first of its kind to set up a permanent residence in Fairfield County in the past couple of centuries, according to the...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:20 PM
It's tough to get a break on economic progress in a state where every piece of good news is matched by reports of layoffs and sluggish job gains.
Now we find that even the rotten recent past was worse than we thought — much worse. That means,...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:35 AM
The 1st Annual Connecticut Music Awards
Sept. 12, 7:30 p.m., $7, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (888) 824-2874, bushnell.org.
Back in July, Advocate/Weekly readers voted for their favorite Connecticut bands...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Connecticut's 15,300-acre Centennial Watershed State Forest centered in Fairfield County is mammoth by the region's standards and continues to rank, more than 10 years after its $90 million purchase, as the state's most expansive and costly public land...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 4:42 PM
It's the tweet that launched 1,000 right-wing conspiracy claims, as if we didn't already have more than we could use.
Minutes after the U.S. Department of Labor reported Friday that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent in September, from 8.1...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Spend some time this weekend with your eyes to the sky looking for Connecticut's summer bird inhabitants.
June 23, 8 a.m., Early Birding at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, (203) 736-1053, ansonianaturecenter.org.
June 23, 9 a.m.,...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 10:54 AM
Personally, I am a huge fan of a good seafood dish, whether it’s the delicious chewiness of clam or the buttery taste of lobster. That is assuming, of course, that the chef knows how best to prepare such challenging meals. Fortunately, there is no...
| Jul 7, 2012
| 1:52 PM
The heat is still on in the Tri-State area with temperatures well into the 90's, and real-feel temperatures in the triple digits.
Forecasters say relief is on the way in the form of a thunderstorm or two Saturday afternoon into Saturday night, when the...
| Jul 10, 2012
| 8:25 AM
"I stand here today speaking to the person responsible for this," Alexandra Pennell said to a rally gathered in response to anti-gay messages slipped beneath the door of her dorm room at Central Connecticut State University, "and all I have to say is I'...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 7:08 PM
JJ Wilroy of Williamsburg captured the boys 18-and-under singles championship and shared the doubles crown in the Southside Eye Care Junior Satellite, a Level 4 tournament in Portsmouth.
Wilroy emerged atop an 11-player field at Elizabeth Manor Golf...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 7:25 PM
VIRGINIA BEACH -- The compelling matchup of birthday girls featured almost everything except a cake for the winner.
No. 10 seed Mia Horvit of Parkland, Fla., earned her first U.S. Tennis Association gold ball, overcoming unseeded Francesca Dilorenzo of...
| Jul 31, 2012
| 11:55 AM
When Garrison Leykam was challenged last year to enroll in a New York City standup-comedy class, Leykam didn't just agree to the terms, he made a documentary about his experience.
The challenge came when comedy teacher Stephen Rosenfield appeared on...