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  • Close-up on Old Lyme

    Close-up on Old Lyme
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis. ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
  • Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival Takes Place July 27-28

    Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival Takes Place July 27-28
    Connecticut's shoreline is rich with history and community involvement, and Old Lyme is no exception. This Friday and Saturday, six venues in the town's historic district host the annual Midsummer Festival, a full spectrum of fun for the whole family....
  • 7 Things to Do This Weekend (July 28th and 29th)

    7 Things to Do This Weekend (July 28th and 29th)
    Unsure of what to do this weekend to pass the time? Consider paying a visit to any of these events, festivals, shows and celebrations taking place on July 28th and 29th. Connecticut Wine Festival What: A celebration of Connecticut’s wine industry....
  • Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab

    Crime & Punishment: Woman leads police on high-speed chase to avoid paying $9.15 tab
    Cardinal Edward Egan has had time to think it over and he's not sorry about that outbreak of child sex abuse at the Archdiocese of Bridgeport. Speaking to Connecticut Magazine, Egan, who was bishop of the archdiocese from 1988 to 2000, looked back on...
  • Framing Andy Warhol, April 4th at Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library

    Framing Andy Warhol, April 4th at Old Lyme Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library
    In June, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is hosting a PopArtsBall. To get ready for all that entails, College President Debra Petke will speak about Andy Warhol this week. An art historian and former Executive Director of the Mark Twain House & Museum,...
  • Experience the Florence Griswold Museum for free on May 5

    Experience the Florence Griswold Museum for free on May 5
    This Saturday is your one chance of the year to experience the Florence Griswold Museum for free. The Museum opens its doors to all on its ninth annual community day on Sat., May 5. Guests can walk around the grounds, participate in activities, visit...
  • Mothers Day specials in the New Haven area

    Mothers Day specials in the New Haven area
    Skip the breakfast in bed routine this year and take Mom or Grandma out for a meal. The Bee & Thistle Inn (100 Lyme St., Old Lyme, 860-434-1667, beeandthistleinn.com) is has seatings on Mother's Day at 11:30 a.m., Noon, 2 & 2:30 p.m. See their website for...
  • Senior Studio Exhibition 2012 at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

    Senior Studio Exhibition 2012 at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts
    This weekend marks the closing of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts' annual Senior Studio Exhibition 2012. It's the culmination of the year-long program all seniors participate in, where they develop works with continuous input from their professors.  ...
  • Book Review: Luanne Rice's Little Night

    Book Review: Luanne Rice's Little Night
    Luanne Rice is reading and signing at R.J. Julia Booksellers tonight. Expect a lively discussion, since her new book Little Night takes a sharp turn from her accustomed nature scenes and seaside couplings. There’s plenty of emotional turmoil in...
  • Florence Griswold Museum's new exhibit offers highlights from the Albany Institute of History & Art

    Florence Griswold Museum's new exhibit offers highlights from the Albany Institute of History & Art
    Nearly 60 works shining a light on the history of the Hudson River Valley are on display at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, on loan from the Albany Institute of History & Art. Included in the mix are paintings by Dutch settlers and...
  • Where to find lobster mac 'n cheese around New Haven

    Where to find lobster mac 'n cheese around New Haven
    Reward yourself for just existing in this summer heat with a treat that seamlessly blends comfort food with a summer seafood staple: lobster macaroni and cheese. It's gooey and chewy and hits all of the spots. Ancient Mariner, 21 W. Main St., Mystic,...
  • UConn Coach Jim Calhoun By The Numbers

    1 - Win coaching Lyme-Old Lyme High in 1968-69, his first coaching job 2 – Head coaching jobs in college (Northeastern, UConn) 2 – Sons 3 – National championships 3 – Times he has beaten cancer. 3 – Years remaining on his contract 3 – Games he...