| May 11, 2014
| 4:05 AM
The USS Constitution never looked better than on the morning it sailed from Alexandria, Va., fully provisioned, with an inexperienced but enthusiastic crew of 450 men eager for action and adventure.
Then word came later that day, June 18, 1812: A...
| May 20, 2014
Michael Hawley's father was in the Coast Guard, his uncles served in Vietnam, and his grandfather served in World War II.
His great-grandfather was a major general, a top-ranked Army surgeon during World War II. In fact, Hawley can trace his ancestors'...
| Mar 24, 2014
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| 3:26 PM
| Apr 17, 2014
| 3:01 AM
For a fee, Amy Archer-Gilligan promised to care for the elderly tenants of her Windsor home until they died.
Some inmates, as tenants at the time were called, paid a flat sum of $1,000 for life. Some arranged to leave their estates to Archer-Gilligan....
| Mar 19, 2014
| 3:52 PM
Some college fraternities need to clean up their act, and fast.
Earlier this month, a UConn sophomore said she felt pressured to drink shots of beer, wine and spirits and perform degrading stunts at a fraternity party off-campus. She blacked out and,...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Denzel Washington was seen as a can’t-miss coming into Tuesday’s Tony Awards nominations. After all, the veteran star had won a Tony for August Wilson's “Fences” in 2010 and was garnering strong reviews for his turn as Walter Lee...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Sugar Cupcakery & Bakery
422-424 Main St.
Even though there are cupcake bakeries closer to my home in Middletown, I still have to drive down to East Haven to get my Sugar Bakery...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 11:57 AM
One of my favorite things to do when I was growing up was to explore the headwaters of streams that flowed through the woods. Sometimes the journey would end at a small lake or the broken dam of a mill pond. Other times, the journey led me to spring or...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 10:34 AM
Announcing a promotion and two recent additions to The Times' staff:
Stacey Leasca has been named social media editor.
Stacey will work with Jimmy Orr to direct our social media strategy across the newsroom. She and her team will work with writers and...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 7:49 AM
La policía está tratando de averiguar por qué un auto se salió de la carretera y chocó contra una tienda de vinos tarde el miércoles.
El accidente ocurrió sobre las 11:30pm en el Wine Shop, 346 Calle South Main, en la Avenida Pameacha, afirmó el Oficial...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Prosecutors offered no explanation Wednesday as they laid out the bizarre details of a shooting spree that left a store clerk dead and, three hours later, a father of 11 fighting for his life.
Joey Jones, 31 with a long history of drug arrests, is...