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  • The Story of Preppy Style, From Downtrodden Immigrants to Hip-Hop Moguls

    The Story of Preppy Style, From Downtrodden Immigrants to Hip-Hop Moguls
    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...
  • Lawmakers OK Sale Of Remaining Norwich State Hospital Land

    Lawmakers OK Sale Of Remaining Norwich State Hospital Land
    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...
  • Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond

    Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond
    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. July 3 Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com. Danbury:...
  • Hometown Opens Door A Crack To Benedict Arnold

    Norwich is edging closer to recognizing the native son whom the city has tried to forget for 230 years: Benedict Arnold. It's high time. Yes, he was a notorious traitor in the Revolutionary War, and there's no attempt on the part of Norwich to whitewash...
  • Crime & Punishment: City Hall Smackdown

    Crime & Punishment: City Hall Smackdown
    A conflict over an open Board of Education seat allegedly led the chairwoman of the Norwalk Democratic Town Committee to lay a beatdown on two 80-something members of her own party in the parking lot of City Hall. Regina Krummel e-mailed chairwoman Amanda...
  • Man with gunshot wound arrested in Sumner County after chase

    Man with gunshot wound arrested in Sumner County after chase
    Update: A 25-year-old man has been apprehended after he allegedly attempted to elude officers who were trying to serve an arrest warrant. The suspect, identified by police as Nash W.F. Rathbun, has been treated for a gunshot wound and released from the...
  • Church of England oks gay bishops if they remain ceibate

     
    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...
  • Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare

    Summer Kicks In With Connecticut Theater Hot-Weather Fare
    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...
  • State Pours Money Into Amistad, Must Demand Accountability

    State Pours Money Into Amistad, Must Demand Accountability
    Connecticut needs to renegotiate its relationship with Amistad, its tall ship, to get a guarantee in writing that the ship will be in the state and open to the public four months a year. That's the least the state should get in return for spending...
  • Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville

    Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville
    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...
  • Clothing Designer Jeffrey Banks Speaks at the Mattatuck Museum This Friday

    Clothing Designer Jeffrey Banks Speaks at the Mattatuck Museum This Friday
    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...
  • Crime & Punishment: "If There Weren't Four Other Cops Here, I'd Beat the Shit Out of You"

    Crime & Punishment: "If There Weren't Four Other Cops Here, I'd Beat the Shit Out of You"
    According to a Pentagon report, 19,000 sexual assaults occur in the military each year. A seemingly insane Quinnipiac University professor says all those broads practically asked for it. "What do you expect to happen when women are put among men trained...