| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:06 AM
The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts.
Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 4:10 PM
Milford resident John Maziarz, who has volunteered in over 60 classes for Junior Achievement of Southwest New England during the past 20 years, will be a featured speaker at the 4th Annual New Haven area Partners in Achievement Breakfast.
| Nov 22, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This season, holiday shoppers in the central Connecticut shoreline, New Haven and Middlesex counties can give cheer to area seniors by participating in the Be a Santa to a Senior program.
The program - run by the local Home Instead Senior Care office...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 3:13 PM
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a trucking company in North Branford to pay $60,000 to two former workers, plus legal fees.
In September 2012, a mechanic and a driver reported to the North Branford police and the state Department of Motor...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 11:18 AM
Tony Ferraiolo remembers a day long ago, in fifth grade, when his teacher asked each member of the class to tell what they wanted to be when they grew up.
Ferraiolo, a girl at the time, said, "I want to be a boy."
"I was teased from that moment on,"...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Tony Ferraiolo recuerda un día hace mucho tiempo, en el quinto grado, cuando su profesor le preguntó a cada miembro de la clase que dijeran qué querían ser cuando crecieran.
Ferraiolo, una niña en esos momentos, dijo, 'Quiero ser un chico'.
| Oct 18, 2013
Garden Club Events
Karen Bussolini is the guest speaker at Tolland Garden Paths garden club Harvest Gathering, Sunday, Oct. 20, from 12:30 to 4 p.m., at the Lodge at Crandall's Park in Tolland. The event will include a potluck luncheon at 1 p.m.;...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 2:16 PM
What's the best way to get an employee's attention when the boss is trying to disseminate crucial information regarding health or physical safety in the workplace?
Only about 20 percent of recipients typically open emails. Paper memos? Those present a...
| Oct 2, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Feeling like full-on fall can't come soon enough? Kick that feeling to the curb like a ripe pumpkin. Van Wilgen's Garden Center is teaming up with the Shops at Yale to bring you Fall Harvest Stand on Sundays in October at Market Island. Van Wilgen's, a...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 4:14 PM
An innocuous-sounding bill before Congress, the so-called Marketplace Fairness Act, has the potential to crush many of Connecticut's small businesses and stifle entrepreneurs.
The bill was handily passed in the Senate by a bipartisan majority and is now...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:13 AM
It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head.
Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com.
| Mar 19, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Adult Feline Adoption Party: March 23, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Branford Compassion Club Feline Rescue & Adoption Center, 2037 Foxon Rd., North Branford, (203) 483-6369, branfordcompassionclub.org. $95 adoption fee, may be waived for senior citizens looking to...