| Dec 21, 2010
| 3:36 PM
A Kansas City, Missouri, funeral home is being forced to close its doors after a metro man feared that he didn't get his wife's ashes, and a state investigation confirmed his fears.
On Tuesday, the State Board of Embalmers and Funeral Directors revoked...
| Jul 22, 2010
| 6:38 AM
For the second time in less than a month, federal meteorologists are in Connecticut, trying to determine whether or not a tornado struck.
Westport, about 40 miles northeast of New York City, and Litchfield in Northerwestern Connecticut are where National...
| Jul 26, 2010
| 6:16 PM
According to the National Weather Service, it was indeed an EF-1 tornado that ripped through the Riverdale and Fieldston sections of the Bronx on Sunday. The tornado hit around 3 p.m., bringing fierce winds that topped 100 mph and leaving a swath of...
| Jul 30, 2010
| 6:41 PM
Before the morning rush hour Friday, firefighters from as far away as western Canada began gathering downtown, for back-to-back funerals for two city fire officers killed in a house fire July 24.
"We're volunteers but we just had to come," said Deb...
| Aug 6, 2010
If you're searching for the home of Barcelona Wine Bar restaurateur Sasa Mahr-Batuz, just follow the smoke.
Tucked deep in the woods of Weston with a white horse for a neighbor, the split-level modernish home is not easy to find.
But if you sniff the...
| Aug 23, 2010
| 7:02 AM
A power outage in Grays Harbor that affected about 425 people is now over. The outage took place in the area along highway 105 from Ocean Spray to the Westport Y intersection.
It started around 5 a.m. Monday morning and was restored by 6 a.m. No word yet...
| Aug 24, 2010
| 9:51 PM
Life is back to normal for a seal pup released at Ocean Shores Tuesday.
Back in June we told you about a couple who found him alone on the beach in Westport and thought he had been abandoned.
They took him back to their hotel and kept him in the...
| Oct 10, 2010
Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year.
They just wanted to get married....
| Oct 9, 2010
| 10:40 PM
The elderly Long Island couple who had been missing since Thursday night, turned up without a scratch Friday in Westchester County.
John and Marian Rogan, 85 and 86 respectively, were found in Eastchester.
The Rogans live at the Bristal Assisted...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 12:13 PM
The Boathouse At Saugatuck
521 Riverside Ave., Westport, (203) 227-3399, saugatuckrowing.com
Food writer's confession: I rarely get to a restaurant more than once or twice. On duty, there's always new places to try. Off duty, I'm cooking in my own...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 1:44 PM
Thursday, September 1
A FILM WITH YARBLES
Itty on to that old sinny the Avon Theatre tonight, oh my brothers, and turn your glazzies to a special screening of A Clockwork Orange. It's a dobby old science fiction film from that bezoomy director Stanley...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 9:46 AM
If you're looking for a dog on Petfinder.com, you'll see this again and again. You click on a likely-looking dog offered by a Connecticut shelter and read this: "Ralphie is still in Georgia," or "Fifi is still in Kentucky." You could call it an underhound...