| Jul 20, 2010
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named for the parish of Danbury in Essex, England, by the Connecticut General Court after rejecting the proposed name of Swampfield, favored by early settlers.
ORIGINS: Settled in 1684 when eight families from the Norwalk and...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 1:07 PM
Torrential floods that put parts of the Garden State underwater last month may be a blessing for tax procrastinators. After President Obama declared 12 New Jersey Counties federal disaster areas, the IRS has decided to give all residents of those counties...
| Apr 3, 2005
The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up.
Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...
| Jun 28, 1996
A New York businessman who in recent years has become a major player in the Connecticut garbage and recycling industries has been indicted by federal prosecutors on mob-related racketeering, extortion and tax conspiracy charges.
Thomas Milo, 58, of...