| Jun 28, 2011
| 10:38 AM
Tucked away off a quiet suburban street in Ansonia is a long, narrow, tree-lined driveway with an improbably Harry-Potter-esque address, something like "17 1/2 Drab Road." (Citing security worries, federal authorities asked the actual address not be used....
| Jul 13, 2011
| 7:40 AM
When he first engaged in talks to bring the Gathering of the Vibes concert weekend to Bridgeport, festival founder Ken Hays made a verbal promise to city officials that he would donate money to be used for a community project. In June, he and the city...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 1:25 PM
Four Ansonia residents were given a pass on paying town taxes on their automobiles, although records obtained by the Valley Independent Sentinel show they owed a collective $16,666 in delinquent taxes (some dating back to the '90s). Two of the residents...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:05 AM
-Ansonia Police Officer John Troesser responded to reports that a roaming pit bull bit a man. He says such a dog "came charging toward [him] and was barking aggressively" and, lacking any more calm or creative solutions, shot it. One problem: It was the...
| May 4, 2012
| 10:51 AM
1) Fairhaven Furniture
Sure, it's easy to outfit your home with the same coffee table owned by half of your friends, easily acquired anywhere in the country. But if you're looking for some real character for your home, Fairhaven Furniture has what you...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 1:35 PM
An NBC Connecticut-hosted primary debate of candidates running in the Democratic primary for U.S. Senate got ugly when a fringe candidate, Lee Whitnum of Greenwich, called U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy "a whore … who sells his soul to AIPAC" (the American...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:55 PM
-Some pissed-off white people are asking the Brookfield Board of Education to remove The Bluest Eye, Toni Morrison's unflinching novel about an abused black girl in 1930s Ohio, from an AP English reading list. Pamela Kurtz, who is running to be on the...
| May 18, 2012
| 7:29 AM
1) Luigi's Italian Pastry & Wedding Cake Center
Bridgeport wedding cake staple Luigi's has come a long way in 43 years. John and RoseAnn DiMarco started with a staff of four that has grown to over 40 while their shop on Main Street tripled in size. The...
| May 29, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Chris Powell, the political columnist/managing editor of Manchester's Journal-Inquirer, has called New Haven's policies toward undocumented immigrants "treason" and blamed issues in inner-city schools on the low "caliber of the students themselves," as...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:15 AM
You could call it dance, or you could say it's a "contemporary movement performance project with choreography." Either way, Maskulinity, directed by Ras Mikey C, who's the director of education for an arts and entertainment company called F.I.V.E. (an...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 7:30 AM
Spend some time this weekend with your eyes to the sky looking for Connecticut's summer bird inhabitants.
June 23, 8 a.m., Early Birding at Ansonia Nature Center, 10 Deerfield Road, Ansonia, (203) 736-1053, ansonianaturecenter.org.
June 23, 9 a.m.,...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Funk upon a rhyme!
In the days of the Funky bunch
The concept of dropping Hip-Hop on the one
Was firmly planted, Oops, upside your head
To the boogie to the boogie-de-beat
By the earthly funketeers in the heart of the Elm City