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  • Our List of Halloween and Autumn Events in Fairfield County

    Our List of Halloween and Autumn Events in Fairfield County
    32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
  • Our List of Halloween Events in Greater New Haven

    Our List of Halloween Events in Greater New Haven
    Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....
  • 4 Cool Shows Happening This Week in Greater Hartford

    4 Cool Shows Happening This Week in Greater Hartford
    1) Patti Rothberg, Hungry Tiger, 120 Charter Oak St., Manchester, (860) 649-1195. 9 p.m., $8. thehungrytiger.com. Thurs. 2) Post-Modern Panic, Tetramer, Breakthrough Frequencies, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610. 9 p.m.,...
  • Amateur Drone Use Raises Questions About Safety and Privacy

    Amateur Drone Use Raises Questions About Safety and Privacy
    A lot of people are freaked out by the thought that we could see tens of thousands of drones flying over the U.S. in a few years, and most of the concern has focused on civil liberty and privacy issues. Maybe we should be a bit more worried about...
  • UConn's Thirsty, But State Needs Plan Before Water Transfer

    Southern California receives less than 10 inches of rain per year, yet 22 million people reside there and agriculture flourishes. Such a region has no earthly business supporting such a large population or a water-intensive agricultural economy, yet it...
  • A Better Plan For UConn's Water Needs

    We applaud reports that the University of Connecticut seems poised to do the right thing by ending the statewide water controversy and rejecting a proposal by Metropolitan District Commission to ship water from the Farmington River across the state to...
  • 'MotherToBaby CT' Launches For Mother's Day

    'MotherToBaby CT' Launches For Mother's Day
    A CDC-recommended non-profit organization has been launched in time for Mother's Day.  Through 'MotherToBaby CT', experts will be able to provide the public with free answers to the many questions that arise during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Read...
  • Grand 1912 Plan Helped Shape Hartford

    Hartford's iQuilt plan, which focuses on the arts and cultural institutions around Bushnell Park, is one of many land-use master plans and studies produced for the city. The most prominent of these plans is arguably the 1912 Carrere and Hastings plan....
  • Tough Choice For Hartford: Construction In Suburbs?

    The suburban sprawl that characterized the decades after World War II eviscerated Hartford and other cities, drawing businesses and middle-class residents to the suburbs. Curiously, Hartford now is in the act of abetting sprawl, despite its painful...
  • Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill

    Jennifer Jaff dies at 55; advocate for the chronically ill
    Jennifer Jaff was on the brink of attending law school when her doctor tried to stop her because she had a debilitating chronic illness. "I decided I couldn't stay in bed the rest of my life," she later said. "I had to live." Decades later she was a...
  • DOT Should Take Another Look At Flower Street Passage

    At the risk of over-covering an issue in The Courant's backyard (literally), there is a valid policy question involved in the Flower Street controversy. If government wants to reduce automobile use, to conserve energy and promote health, should it be...
  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...