| May 21, 2012
| 9:36 AM
1) People's United Bank
These days, banking beyond the simple direct deposit you've got going on with your employer can easily turn into a frustrating experience. But not at People's United Bank, this year's repeat winner in this category. If you're a...
| May 21, 2012
| 10:04 AM
1) Soleil Toile
When you think of a family business, do you think: lingerie? The ladies of Westport and New Canaan do because that's where Soleil Toile, owned and operated by Marilynn Lipton and her daughter Stacey Lipton Schumer, is located. The store...
| May 23, 2012
| 11:49 AM
The Fourth Annual Connecticut High School Musical Theater Awards ceremony will be held June 4 starting at 6 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Waterbury.
Performances from the nominates shows will be presented at the ceremony.
A total of 19 high schools...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 2:48 AM
The first dance recital. Missing front teeth. High school graduation. All parenting milestones that Kathy Giusti thought she would never see.
At 37, this New Canaan mom was diagnosed with multiple myeloma, an aggressive blood cancer and told she had...
| Jun 5, 2012
| 9:45 AM
Madeline Smith reportedly told the police officer who spotted her driving the wrong way down a Norwalk street that she could not possibly be drunk because she had tested her blood alcohol level on an iPhone app. But the app in question does not actually...
| 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...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:55 AM
My Fair Lady is considered by many to be the perfect musical. Derived from George Bernard Shaw's play Pygmalion, it tells the story of a professor who tries to transform a simple Cockney girl into a proper lady. When it opened on Broadway in 1956, it...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
Over the past few months, art students have been holed up at Silvermine School of Art in New Canaan, learning to paint, sculpt, take photos and make prints, ceramics and jewelry. For the 22nd year in a row, the Silvermine Galleries are going to host an...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 6:03 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Fitness is often a combination of personal choice and environmental support, experts say, and a ranking of the 50 healthiest U.S. cities seems to reinforce the theory.
High rates of physical activity helped to propel Minneapolis-St....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 11:50 AM
The Hearst Connecticut Media Group has thus far only dedicated one 152-word story, dropped into one of its small community newspapers, to a scoop about a scandal within a local institution. The teensiness of the story might have something to do with the...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:35 AM
No, we're not talking about the guy who played the father on “Family Ties”, but that would've been a good event too. This Michael Gross writes about the luxurious homes and social history of the rich and famous. His newest book Unreal Estate...
| Dec 13, 2011
| 12:25 PM
As a last-minute shopper who hates to shop, getting in the holiday spirit isn't easy. An inspiring environment is essential. At the Westport Winter Farmers Market at Gilberties Herb Garden (Thursdays 10 a.m. to noon), I found it. The evocative fresh scent...