| 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 11, 2012
| 10:44 AM
Somewhere between the metropolitan staple the food cart and the usual sit down dining experience is the food truck, an increasing trend in the evolutionary ladder of dining out. Generally offering street-cart service with restaurant quality meals, food...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 1:25 PM
A Connecticut law prevents candidates for the state legislature from accepting donations from lobbyists. But there is no law against state lawmakers accepting such money for their campaigns for federal office, even if the donors have a stake in bills...
| Sep 15, 2011
-Hal Turner, the fat-assed white nationalist blogger who encouraged people to "take up arms" against Connecticut legislators proposing a bill regulating churches, dismissed his lawyer and is representing himself. Turner, 49, is asking potential jurors...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 1:00 PM
There were 23 immigrants picked up in Connecticut during a late September federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) nationwide arrest spree that netted 2,901 alleged criminals authorities say entered this country illegally.
The arrest head...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Here we go again. Thirteen years after shutting down the vast complex of the Stratford Army Engine Plant, the feds are asking for bids from people or companies willing to buy the 126-acre, 1.75 million square foot site.
There have been other attempts...
| Oct 12, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Thursday October 13
Remember Gallagher? The guy whose comedy specials were once on regular rotation on VH1 so often that they were impossible to miss? The guy with witty observational humor? The guy who smashes watermelons? Yeah, now you...
| May 15, 2011
Darko Tresnjak wanted to direct as far back as he can remember.
When the newly-named artistic director of Hartford Stage was a 7-year-old boy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia, he was inspired by the opening-day ceremonies of the 1972 Olympics to organize his...
| May 13, 2011
| 9:14 AM
If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....
| May 18, 2011
| 12:35 PM
"I really enjoy the spot we’re in here, the center of the state. There are lots of opportunities to enjoy oneself — fine restaurants, parks and museums. We want to be the Stratford of American musical theater.”
Just as Stratford is...
| May 18, 2011
| 1:53 PM
Rich Burgess was drinking coffee and working on his laptop at the Old Saybrook Starbucks when several cops approached him about the gun he was carrying. Burgess always carries a gun in a holster on his right hip and two ammo clips on his left.
| Apr 4, 2012
| 7:44 AM
Sara Topham, who recently Gwendlyn in Broadway’s “The Importance of Being Earnest” with Brian Bedford, plays Miranda in the upcoming Hartford Stage production of “The Tempest.”
She acted for 12 seasons at Stratford (Canada)...