| Jun 8, 2012
| 2:07 PM
One of the must-see attractions in eastern Connecticut is Diana's Pool in Chaplin, along the beautiful Natchaug River. This fishing, kayaking and hiking spot is also popular as a destination because of its sheer beauty. An almost rite of...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 8:36 AM
For breast cancer survivors, support groups have taken various incarnations. Some are based around art therapy or yoga, others are held in more traditional settings. One is even set in a river, where the tranquil setting of fly fishing offers a unique way...
| Nov 20, 2012
The Appalachian Trail extends 2,184 miles from Georgia to Maine and includes more than 50 miles in Connecticut. The trail enters Connecticut in Sherman and trends north mostly in the hills above the Housatonic River to the Massachusetts border at...
| Oct 10, 2010
Nikki Wells and Barbara McNickles, a 40-something lesbian couple from Ohio, didn't think of themselves as economic trendsetters when they got in their car and drove to Connecticut on a chilly day in March last year.
They just wanted to get married....
| Jan 14, 2010
Embrace the snowy weather and head to a gorgeous corner of Connecticut! " Housatonic River Outfitters" rents and sells snowshoes and is very near many beautiful hiking trails through the Litchfield Hills. There's nothing to it! Anyone can throw on these...
| Aug 15, 2010
One of my favorite rides at the country fair was "The Scrambler." You would climb aboard, sit in the middle of the seat for a brief moment and then the carnival operator would push that green button and you would smash into the sides of the seat and twist...
| Jan 16, 2011
My bald eagle sightings in the state have been limited to sheer luck and being in the right place at the right time.
Last January, I was walking along the Quinnipiac River Gorge Trail in Meriden when a bald eagle flew mere feet above my head along the...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 9:00 PM
We arrive at the Morris side of Bantam Lake on a sunny Saturday morning. The rough, expansive ice is already dotted with about a dozen fishing camps, some with fire pits, tents and a gourmet selection of food, pulled in a special sled. One...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 8:00 AM
The WWII hotshots who flew into battle in gull-winged Corsairs built along the bank of Stratford's Housatonic River had a word for it. So did the tank jockeys who fired up engines made in the same sprawling complex decades later.
That word is SNAFU....
| Mar 14, 2011
| 5:52 AM
Major flooding continued along the Passaic River in northern New Jersey on Sunday after the river crested at Little Falls nearly 5 feet above flood stage late on Saturday, meteorologists said.
About 2,000 homes have been evacuated as recent rains and...
| Oct 25, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Her Facebook page was, according to state prosecutors, "a shrine to alcohol, lewdness and debauchery," and they used photos posted there to help put Alia Altajir away for three years in the women's prison in Niantic.
Last week, Connecticut's State...