| Aug 30, 2012
| 3:05 PM
This is one of the stranger sights you will ever see traveling through the state's inland landscape.
One moment you're walking along a path among towering oaks, past dried-up vernal pools and across a forest floor filled with ferns. And then you pass...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 1:38 PM
While exploring the Timberland preserve, I stepped into a muddy bank and sank. I heard a few "plops" as the amphibians fled into the water. But then I stared down into a pair of bulging eyes on one of the biggest – and bravest - bullfrogs I had ever...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 7:34 AM
This Friday, The Devil’s Carnival, the newest project from Darren Lynn Bousma (director of Saw II, Saw III, and Saw IV) is coming to Manchester. Described vividly as “Tales from the Crypt meets the anti-Glee”, The Devil’s...
| May 3, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Can you ever truly go home again? Can what was once old become new again while remaining the same?
I had been dreading going home again — returning to the Old Comstock Bridge — a piece of my past that has always been a gateway to my childhood...
| May 10, 2012
| 3:57 PM
It's almost that time of year to gather around the ol' campfire and tell the tale of the ghost bridges of Mansfield Hollow.
What? You've never heard about the ghost bridges of Mansfield Hollow? How, on nights of the full moon, you can hear them...
| May 15, 2012
| 8:50 AM
Hartford Stage 's current production of William Shakespeare's "The Tempest" starring Daniel Davis not enough sturm und drang for you? Even knowing Olympia Dukakis is doing the show this summer at Shakespeare & Company in the Berkshires?
Then check out...
| Mar 26, 2010
Bristol, I owe you an apology.
I knew you were home to ESPN, Lake Compounce and Little League championships, and at one time you were the capital of the clock-making world. But I didn't know you were also a place where a visitor can be totally...
| Nov 23, 2009
| 11:58 AM
| Sep 30, 2007
The term "mortgage meltdown" has become so common -- on TV, in headlines and even in casual conversations -- you might assume that this is a tough time to get a mortgage.
But the reality is starkly different: Mortgage money is plentiful, the majority...
| Jul 23, 2010
I once believed that the best view of Connecticut's beaches was from the rearview mirror on the way to Cape Cod. That's not meant to be an insult (my wife calls me a Cape Cod snob), I just enjoy pristine ocean beaches with only sand dunes in the...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 8:03 AM
On March 5th 2010, Michael W. McPherson and Paula J. McPherson sold their home at 208 Manchester Court in Smithfield, VA, to Mr. & Mrs. Thomas J. Endrusick. The home was purchased for $366,000.
Dr. Michael W. McPherson is the Superintendent of Schools...
| Apr 9, 2010
With the spillway of the Portland Reservoir rumbling in the background, Meshomasic State Forest expert John LeShane began talking about the history of a nearby patch of century-old Eastern white pines and Norway spruces, when he suddenly stopped.