| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:09 PM
When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit.
It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 10:25 AM
PJ Story Time: Aug. 2, 7 p.m. R.J. Julia Booksellers, 768 Boston Post Rd., Madison, (203) 245-3959, rjjulia.com.
Readmobile: Aug. 2, 9:30 a.m. Pardee-Morris House, 325 Lighthouse Rd., New Haven, (203) 562-4183, newhavenmuseum.org.
Bug Walk for Kids...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 4:51 PM
If you haven't been to an outdoor music event in Connecticut so far this summer, you have no one to blame but yourself. They are everywhere; they are varied to suit nearly every taste, and there's hardly anything more pleasant than music alfresco on a...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:46 PM
A gun-carrying student who was arrested at the University of New Haven kept newspaper clippings about mass shootings in his home and a large ammunition cache in a padlocked bedroom, police said Wednesday.
William Dong, 22, of Fairfield, Conn., was...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 12:45 PM
The Housing Authority of New Haven has turned into something of a regional rescue squad in the last few years, sending staff to help out troubled public housing operations in Ansonia, Wallingford and Bridgeport.
Of course, the HANH isn't doing it for...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 1:50 PM
If you've ever had a hankering to run your own local radio station and happen to have about $15,000 lying around to spend on necessary equipment, our recently reopened federal government has a heck of a deal for you.
The Federal Communications...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 8:55 AM
It's a pretty good bet if you are searching for Captain Kidd's pirate treasure, you will find a reference to it in the histories of towns along the shores of Long Island Sound and up the Connecticut River.
There's the cursed Charles Island off the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:10 AM
Chef at Max Oyster Bar, West Hartford
Scott could you please tell us about how you ended up here?
Sure, I was in Colorado for almost ten years, working in restaurants and hotels, but I’m originally from the Connecticut area...
| Dec 31, 2013
| 9:59 AM
It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca).
Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Saw this email from the Connecticut Audubon Society and thought: what a great family project! Read on and let us know if you participate! Click here for more information.
Enter the Great Connecticut Audubon Society Snowy Owl Observation...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 4:17 PM
Massachusetts residents must have one eye cocked on Connecticut as they assess the possible impact of casino gambling on their quality of life.
Since early September, voters in four Massachusetts towns that were prospective casino locations have...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
A classic toy has "gone modern" at two amusement parks in the United States. But, if you can't make it to Florida or California, there is a new Legoland Discovery Center right here in the tri-state area.
"We are a 32,000-square-foot indoor attraction,"...