| Nov 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Everybody knows that Connecticut is a blue state. The General Assembly is packed with Democrats, our congressional delegation got rid of its last Republican in the 2008 election, we have a Democratic governor and we haven't voted for a Republican for...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Republican Tom Foley, the party’s unsuccessful gubernatorial candidate in 2010 who is exploring a run in 2014, appeared on a talk show Sunday and began his thus-far-unofficial campaign by insinuating that the administration of Gov. Dannel P....
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:39 PM
The first song the broader world heard from the Beatles wasn't one of the pop-music gems that seemed to flow so effortlessly from the pens of John Lennon and Paul McCartney, nor was it any of their versions of American R&B and blues songs that were a...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 7:29 AM
1) Jessica's Color Room Salon
558 Newfield St.
2) Art of Touch Therapeutic Massage and Skin Care
3) Lavender Fields Day Spa
3) The Spa at Norwich Inn
| Jan 8, 2013
| 4:33 AM
Religion News Service reporter Trevor Grundy writes about the Anglican Communion's approval — with conditions — of gay bishops: CANTERBURY, England (RNS) The Church of England on Friday (Jan. 4) confirmed that it has dropped its prohibition on...
| May 7, 2013
Dancer helped popularize modern ballet in U.S.
Frederic Franklin, 98, a British-born dancer who helped popularize modern ballet in the United States, died Saturday at a Manhattan, N.Y., hospital of complications from pneumonia,...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 8:29 AM
It’s time for A Midsummer Night’s Drama. And Comedy. And Musicals. And More.
Summer outdoor theater presentations (and some indoor ones, too) that are synonymous with summer are kicking in all over the state.
They include: Connecticut Free...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Jeffrey Banks, an award-winning clothing designer for men and women, discusses his book Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style at the Mattatuck Museum on July. 19. The discussion is presented in conjunction with The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich, an...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Buffoonish Norfolk DJ Alan Partridge, one of Steve Coogan and the BBC's finest comic creations, makes an effortless transition to the bigscreen in "Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa," a scissor-sharp comedy of ineptitude and failure. Crisply directed by Declan...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:15 AM
The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich
On view through Sept. 8., Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org
Imagine that you have taken LSD and suddenly find yourself inside the Bush family manse in Kennebunkport...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 5:00 PM
With its decaying walls and ceilings, Gothic Revival architecture and history as a hospital for the mentally ill, Norwich State Hospital has inspired rumors of ghosts and the occult.
Now the site is slated to serve as a new home for an entertainment...