| Jul 19, 2013
| 4:47 AM
When the boys were little, we joked that summertime was all about "Camp Mommy". I have always loved this season and would dive into vacation with gusto, planning almost daily mini-adventures to beaches, state parks, museums and waterslides. We have...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
The town of Chester was recently featured in the July edition of Hartford Magazine where writer Amy Starensier Lee offered this snapshot of the downtown area: “Chester more resembles a small European village than a typical New England town. Though...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:10 AM
Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritually uplifting practice, and what better place to practice it than the beach? Carolyn Murphy, of Riverdog Yoga in Old Saybrook, will be leading a free yoga class at Hammonasset Beach. The class is open to the...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Erin Thomas, a Nashville-based singer-songwriter, is touring in support of her debut album You Don't Know Me. Once an accomplished French horn player, Thomas was forced to give up the instrument after an injury, and this record is the musical result. She'...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 3:14 PM
It's disheartening, on a summer Sunday evening in Southeastern Connecticut, to see I-95 jammed with cars, a fuming swath of barely perceptible movement, while the railroad tracks along the shore are all but empty.
For those stuck in their cars, it is...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 11:35 AM
CT Film Festival presents: Clutter
June 30, 7 p.m., $30, The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main St., Old Saybrook, (860) 510-0473, katharinehepburntheater.org.
In A&E's reality show Hoarders, compulsive hoarding is both a...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 1:52 PM
Homebuyers seeking a peaceful country setting with easy access to shopping and services have been looking at Ellington more closely in recent years. Top-quality residential homes from Pioneer Builders have helped attract buyers to the area.
| Mar 22, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Connecticut lawmakers are considering legislation to allow military voters to cast ballots over the Internet. The intention of this legislation is well-meaning — Connecticut does need to improve the voting process for military voters — but...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 7:05 PM
A bitter lawsuit that charges favoritism and illegal lobbying provides a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes communications and inner workings of government at the state Capitol.
The pitched battle between two high-profile Hartford Democrats has been...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:25 PM
It's not enough to just foster arts programming in schools. When our children take an interest or show a talent in the arts, their love and talent must also be fostered with care, opportunity and experience. The Shoreline Arts Alliance has hosted a juried...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 10:23 AM
A man who along with his wife was seriously injured in a fire early Friday that heavily damaged a home at 19 Beaver Dam Trail has been arrested on several charges, police said.
Glenn Alburtus, 60, is charged with second-degree threatening, first-...
| Feb 10, 2013
I come by this job honestly. As far back as I can remember, saving money and stretching the budget was a priority. My thrifty-gened parents rarely bought anything that wasn't on sale — and they taught us that scoring deals was a competitive sport....