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  • Campers Learn To Rock In Madison

    MADISON — A passerby might mistake Madison's School of Rock location as just another colonial home on the Boston Post Road, but what happens inside the historic whitewashed walls is anything but ancient history. Inside the colonial exterior, owner...
  • Patterson Resigns As CEO Of Bankwell Financial Group

    Peyton R. Patterson, who gained statewide prominence a decade ago leading the conversion of New Haven Savings Bank into a publicly-traded company, has resigned from her current post as chief executive of a New Canaan-based lender, citing personal reasons....
  • McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center

    McKinney Stumps At Greenwich Senior Center
    GREENWICH — Senate Republican leader John McKinney had no idea that Thursday would be among the worst traffic days in Greenwich in recent years. Traffic is often bad in lower Fairfield County, but a tragic accident that killed a Connecticut Army...
  • Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary

     Candidates Look For Solid Turnout At Tuesday's Beach-Season Primary
    The middle of August is usually the time when vacationers think about heading to Block Island, Nantucket or a nearby beach. Politics is not ordinarily the top issue on their minds. But both Republican and Democratic candidates are scrambling in the...
  • Moms' Book On Manners Is Now A Musical Teaching Kids To Be Polite

    Moms' Book On Manners Is Now A Musical Teaching Kids To Be Polite
    Both Cynthia Whipple and Mary Cashman lost their mothers at a young age. "They weren't really etiquette experts but what they were experts at was teaching about kindness and gratitude and appreciation," says Whipple of Avon. Looking for a way to share...
  • What's In A Town Name?

    What's In A Town Name?
    Pass through the middle  of North Canaan and you'll see the Canaan Fire Department, the Canaan Union Train station, even the Canaan post office. That's all fine and good except that there's a separate town to the south, over Canaan Mountain, called...
  • Higher Bond Rating Called Great News For Plainville

    PLAINVILLE — The recent upgrade in the town's bond rating, its equivalent of a person's credit score, gives Plainville a ranking just below wealthy Greenwich, New Canaan and other towns considered the most fiscally sound in the state, the town's...
  • Updated List Of Connecticut Fireworks Celebrations

    Updated List Of Connecticut Fireworks Celebrations
    July 3 New Britain Stadium, New Britain, post-game, www.rockcats.com. July 4 Danbury Fair Mall, Danbury, 8 p.m., www.danburyfairmall.com. Postponed to July 5.   Jennings and Penfield Beaches, Fairfield, 9 p.m., www.fairfieldct.org. Postponed to...
  • All-Courant Boys Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school boys lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIE Brendan Casey, East Catholic-Manchester, So. DEFENSE Pete Sconzo, Simsbury, Sr. Joe Voss, East Catholic, Sr....
  • All-Courant Girls Lacrosse

    The 2014 All-Courant high school girls lacrosse team, honorable mentions, story lines from the season and more: ALL-COURANT TEAM GOALIES Paige Hammick, Avon, Sr. Madison Hooper, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. DEFENSE Michelle Fedrico, Cheshire, Sr....
  • Domestic Violence Requires Police Vigilance

    Almost exactly 30 years ago, Tracey Thurman successfully sued Torrington after local police officers failed to respond to her pleas for help in keeping her safe from her estranged husband. Now, the estate of Tiana Notice was awarded a $10 million judgment...
  • Connecticut Critics Offer Nominations, Special Awards For Season's Best

    Rocker Billie Joe Armstrong, South African playwright Athol Fugard and New Haven’s Broken Umbrella Theatre will be recognized for their special contributions to theater in the state at the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards ceremony this month. ...