| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:42 AM
Salt. There are few things more primeval than salt. It’s a seasoning, a
preservative and a melting agent, except when it’s not. They were sprinkling
salt on the surface of the snow at the Sochi Olympics because the air
temperature was so...
| Jan 25, 2014
When the topic is hurricanes in these parts, the conversation begins and ends with the one that stormed ashore on Sept. 21, 1938.
"The Great Hurricane of 1938," slammed into Long Island with such force that it registered on a seismograph in Alaska and...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 1:44 PM
"Wordsmiths & Warriors: The English-Language Tourist's Guide to Britain"
Oxford University Press, $24.95
The English language is a strange and maddening thing, full of inconsistencies and so many spelling exceptions that they appear to be the rule...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 3:59 PM
The White House has released this list of expected attendees at Tuesday’s state dinner in honor of France.
The President and Mrs. Obama
His Excellency Francois Hollande, president of French Republic Mr. J.J. Abrams, Pacific Palisades, CA
| Mar 1, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Un niño de 10 años de edad resultó herido por un coche que se fue a la fuga en la Avenida Norwich el viernes por la noche, informó la policía.
El niño fue llevado al Hospital William W. Backus con lesiones que no pusieron su vida en peligro, dijo la...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 12:42 PM
Builders showcase their best design and handiwork in a model home. They try to include every option and every detail that a buyer might want. In addition to the dazzling array of amenities found at 1 Monticello Circle in Ellington, the house has another...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 3:42 PM
The CEO of Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. made $6.63 million last year, up 24 percent from 2012, not including $4.67 million in incentives that will provide value in future years and depend on the company's performance.
Company CEO David H. Long'...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 11:02 AM
PHILADELPHIA — Say what you will about Pitbull. The Cuban-American rapper certainly has a myriad of fanatics and also some detractors. But the uber-popular Pitbull is a rare contemporary performer.
The artist, who files his taxes as Armando Perez,...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Toss a hearty "that's the way" out into a crowded room and see if you don't get back a lewd "uh-huh uh-huh" in return. Or tell a friend you'd like to do a little dance, make a little love, and watch them also suggest you also get down tonight. The music...
| Dec 11, 2013
| 2:22 PM
Nick Kroll rarely follows a script.
The actor, sketch comic and stand-up comedian says that no matter what medium he's performing in, he likes to leave room to improvise.
"I always want to have the flexibility to be able to alter and try different...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:35 AM
John Skok seemed poised to take a plea deal, accepting a year in jail for his part in a scheme that bilked a Montville woman out of her life savings, when the prosecutor brought the proceedings to a halt to accuse the defendant of being drunk in court....
| Oct 22, 2013
Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other.
Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...