| Jun 6, 2013
| 2:11 PM
I have always been fascinated with shipwrecks, the granddaddy being the Titanic, followed by the Andrea Doria, and the nether world where they dwell, tragic relics frozen in time. Wrecked airplanes also do it for me.
I remember looking at an issue of...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 11:28 AM
Megan Uebersax, of Sparks, graduated from Berry College, Rome, Ga. with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing and Spanish.
Lauren M. Thomas, of White Hall, graduated from Millersville University of Pennsylvania on May 12 with a Bachelor of Arts in...
| Jul 31, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Marian Shriver McSherry, long-time devotee of Maryland's Catholic aristocracy and mother of 12 children, died on July 24 of breast cancer at her home in Frederick. She was 85.
A second cousin of R. Sargent Shriver, Marian Macsherry was born in...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Step inside the world of covert intelligence, during the American Revolution, with "Spies of Revolutionary Connecticut, From Benedict Arnold to Nathan Hale" by author Mark Allen Baker.
Connecticut produced an extraordinary number of spies on both sides...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 4:10 PM
Eight students at EASTCONN's arts magnet high school have won recognition for their writing and poetry from the 2014 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, a prestigious national program that has supported teenagers' artistic development since 1923.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:01 AM
Salem native Brian Civitello is out to reshape the cheese industry. It's a whale of a task, one the proprietor of Mystic Cheese is pursuing through both his product and the way it's manufactured.
“I ran into the same problem time and time again...
| 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...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 9:40 AM
Americans have long championed the health benefits of cow's milk. Milk produced by heifers has long been the staple in bowls of Rice Krispies cereal and packages of Cabot's Vermont Cheddar. But dairy products made from goat's milk are growing in...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 5:26 PM
One of the world's most mysterious insects is about to invade the skies over wooded areas in eastern Pennsylvania and other states, but an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences says it's not a cause for alarm.
Residents of 17...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:20 PM
If you fancy yourself a cheese connoisseur but feel true artisanal cheeses can only be made in the rolling pastures of the French countryside or in the foothills of the Swiss Alps, think again. Instead of that transatlantic trip why not indulge in some...
| Aug 9, 2012
Markets & Stands
>> Billings Forge: Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 563 Broad St., Hartford. Connecticut-grown vegetables, hydroponic greens, meats, cheese, eggs, jams, baked goods and a tasting table. Food stamps/EBT debit and credit accepted....
| Feb 28, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Rachel Holmes was an urban forester for the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection for exactly two years until Thursday, and she didn't go out quietly.
The 31-year-old, with two graduate degrees from Yale, spent extra hours working on...