| Jul 29, 2009
| 4:57 PM
Severe storms - and a possible tornado - blasted through our area Wednesday, leaving a trail of damage behind. The region was hit with damaging winds, flooding, rain, and hail from late in the afternoon through the evening.
The National Weather Service...
| Jul 9, 2009
| 12:43 PM
Come aboard a historic schooner for a lovely trip back in time! "The Mary E" will be docked at The Connecticut River Museum in Essex through October, offering visitors 3 rides per day, except Wednesdays. The schooner is...
| Dec 7, 2009
| 7:12 PM
A bill to legalize gay marriage has cleared the New Jersey state Senate Judiciary Committee, paving the way for a full Senate vote Thursday.
Monday night's committee vote was 7-6.
New Jersey is the best chance for proponents to add a sixth state...
| Sep 9, 2009
| 7:31 PM
Emergency rooms across the country are busier than ever.
So many people have lost their jobs and with those jobs, their health insurance. All that translates to busier emergency rooms because Ers admit patients with or without health insurance. But one...
| Apr 6, 2010
| 1:07 PM
Torrential floods that put parts of the Garden State underwater last month may be a blessing for tax procrastinators. After President Obama declared 12 New Jersey Counties federal disaster areas, the IRS has decided to give all residents of those counties...
| Jul 20, 2010
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Named for the parish of Danbury in Essex, England, by the Connecticut General Court after rejecting the proposed name of Swampfield, favored by early settlers.
ORIGINS: Settled in 1684 when eight families from the Norwalk and...
| Oct 13, 2010
| 11:29 AM
HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: In 1631, the British, to prevent occupation of the area by Dutch settlers, granted a deed to several Englishmen, including Viscount Saye and Lord Brooke. Their combined names were given to the locality in 1636, the oldest English town...
| Oct 15, 2010
| 8:04 AM
Coming off the heels of Thursday night's Nor'easter, the National Weather Service has placed wind advisories for New York, Connecticut and parts of New Jersey,
The wind advisory is in effect from 6 am.m Friday to 6 a.m. Saturday for New York City, Long...
| Oct 22, 2010
Just as you can master a foreign language like Chinese, you can learn the language of interior design, says New York interior designer Alexa Hampton.
"In fact, when you look at a room, you're reading it," she says. "It's a vocabulary that you can learn."...
| Jun 28, 1996
A New York businessman who in recent years has become a major player in the Connecticut garbage and recycling industries has been indicted by federal prosecutors on mob-related racketeering, extortion and tax conspiracy charges.
Thomas Milo, 58, of...
| Sep 29, 2011
| 7:24 AM
Ninety-six percent of Virginia's public schools are fully accredited for the 2011-12 school year.
The Virginia Department of Education made the announcement Thursday. The accreditation is based on performance of students on Standards of Learning and...