| Jul 10, 2014
| 11:55 AM
Many people in North Canaan say the town is flagging badly and needs a lift. Some say sure, it has its share of problems but no more of a crisis than towns across America that struggle to revive Main Street commerce.
Mary Monnier puts up "North Canaan -...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 4:11 AM
In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today.
It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 3:30 PM
Connecticut's soggy Independence Day will give way to a glorious Saturday and Sunday.
Skies will be sunny, humidity will be lower and temperatures will be in the low 80s, FOX CT Meteorologist Matt Scott said.
"It's going to be perfect," Scott said...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:15 AM
Ivan Lendl, the former world No. 1 professional tennis player and winner of eight Grand Slam singles titles, has served up his 450-acre estate in Litchfield County, Conn., for sale at $19.75 million.
The retired tennis pro purchased the land, found in...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:19 AM
It was the Great War, the First World War, the "war to end all wars," and it began 100 years ago. "Great" it was, indeed, if measured in sheer size. More than 70 million soldiers fought in it, 10 million died in it, as did 7 million civilians. Lines on...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
SELLER: Ivan Lendl
LOCATION: Goshen, CT
SIZE: 20,000-ish square feet, 10 bedrooms, 12 full and 3 half bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It was via covert communique from our inside gal in Connecticut -- that would be Phatlady Sings --...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:39 AM
The hardwood floors, abundant light and meticulously crafted built-ins are what you notice first when walking into the Glastonbury home of Paul and Denise Reddington. But it's what's in the basement — and hidden under the lawn and inside the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 10:30 AM
SELLER: Rob Zombie
LOCATION: Woodbury, Conn.
SIZE: 4,693 square feet, 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms
YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: It seems old school shock rocker turned low budget horror filmmaker Rob Zombie and his wife -- veteran video vixen, part-...
| Jun 12, 2014
As a part of the third-annual Connecticut Music Awards, we asked readers in April to vote for their favorite bands and artists from around the state. Here are the results. Thanks for voting, and congratulations to the winners.
Album of the Year: James...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:44 PM
There's an epidemic of drug overdoses sweeping Connecticut. The epidemic is spreading to the suburbs and rural towns. It's killing more people than car accidents.
It's maddening that the state isn't acting with more urgency to stop it.
| May 27, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Pastry chef Tommy Juliano has worked in some of the country's top kitchens: Eleven Madison Park and wd-50 in New York City, Alinea in Chicago and ON20 in Hartford. Each restaurant required chefs to be clean-shaven, dressed in pressed whites.
| Jan 26, 2014
| 4:15 AM
In August 1635, Connecticut consisted of a tiny settlement in Wethersfield and a crude fort in Old Saybrook. This was probably a good thing. It limited the devastation when the Great Colonial Hurricane arrived.
The ocean surge from this welcome-to-the-...