| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:40 AM
Steel Magnolias: In the world of Truvy's local-homegrown beauty salon, six very different women come together to share their secrets, fears and love for one another while engaging the audience in hysterical and neighborly gossip. Sat., 8 p.m.,...
| Jun 6, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Alive @ 5, Columbus Park, Main St. & W. Park Place, Stamford. (203) 348-5285, Stamford-downtown.com. June 21: Los Lonely Boys. June 28: G. Love & Special Sauce. July 5: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. July 19: Matisyahu. July 19: Hot Chelle Rae. July 26:...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Tracey Scalzi is not a registered lobbyist. Nonetheless, Scalzi, who owns tobacco shops in Norwalk and Orange, reportedly approached state legislators to discuss pending legislation, a bill to license smoke shops, and she did so in a lobby —...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 12:54 PM
One person is being treated for injuries after a house fire near Norwich. Very few details are available, but we are told one female was hurt.
The fire was about five miles north of Norwich in Kingman County.
We hope to have more information later in...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:50 AM
For the first time, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has officially sided with a lesbian veteran seeking equal benefits for her spouse.
On June 11, the VA filed a 59-page brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims in Washington, D.C.,...
| Jul 4, 2012
| 3:55 AM
Check out a new musical, “Desperate Measures,” based on William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.” The show, set in the Old American West, is now running in Norwich’s Spirit of Broadway theatre and runs through July...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A photographer friend called a few weeks ago, from the grounds of the former Mansfield Training School in Mansfield. "One of the buildings has a hole in the roof with a tree growing through it," he said.
He knew I had written extensively about the state'...
| Jul 6, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Urbanites hoped that because he had been mayor of what is arguably the state's most successful large city, Gov. Dannel Malloy would bring some of the Stamford mojo to the Capitol — be a friend and champion of the state's large and mid-sized cities....
| Oct 24, 2012
| 2:46 PM
Windber Medical Center has been awarded the title of 2012 Employer of the Year by the Windber Business and Professional Women’s Club for its outstanding contributions and services toward women in the area.
“From what we've researched, we have...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Good story in today's Courant by the very talented Mara Lee.
She writes that the unemployment rate in Connecticut dropped to 8.2 percent, the lowest it's been since 2009. That's the good news. The bad news, if Lee's subject is any indication, is that...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 5:45 PM
It’s been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” and recognized by “Every Day with Rachael Ray” magazine. But now the two-foot hot dog that put Doogie’s on the map is no longer.
The legendary hot dog is a...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 6:34 AM
A New London woman who says she was molested as a child by a now-deceased priest will receive $1.1 million from the Roman Catholic Diocese of Norwich after a retiring Superior Court judge spent his last day on the bench mediating the settlement.