| 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...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:00 PM
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...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:00 AM
CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM-HEBRON
COACH: Mark Logan
ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Finished second at the State Open in 19:12, three seconds behind winner Brianna Lenehan of Norwich Free Academy. ... Was third in Class MM (20:06) and won the CCC...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 11:04 AM
State Open: Team, Ridgefield; Individual, Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy
Class LL: Ridgefield; Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy
Class L: Wilton; Cate Allen, Fairfield Warde
Class MM: Avon; Gabrielle Richichi, New Fairfield
| Jan 16, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Francis X. Hennessy, a judge who rose to the state's second-highest court and a political adviser to Democrat Ella Grasso in her campaign for governor, died Tuesday at the age of 82.
During a 36-year career in the state courts, Hennessy was a juvenile...
| May 30, 2013
| 8:16 AM
Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access.
Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers.
The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 11:35 AM
Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie.
Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 4:48 PM
It's sad that classical music is seen as a repellent, but many cities use it to shoo vagrants away. Danbury is considering piping it into Library Place, a favorite spot of loiterers.
Does highbrow music really repel the down-and-out? Portland, Ore.,...