EAST HAVEN — For many people, it’s just not summer until they’ve had their first lobster roll from The Lobster Shack, formerly of Branford.
MADISON — With less than a month left before Labor Day and the end to the official summer season, more changes regarding local beach hours and discussions continue about complaints and concerns brought before the Beach and Recreation Commission.
GUILFORD — With its antique Coca-Cola lamp and glass collection, pot-belly stove, and wide-plank oak floors, The Little Store on Route 77, just north of Route 80, exudes a hometown, welcoming air.
MADISON — A New Britain man reportedly needed his leg amputated after contracting flesh-eating bacteria at Hammonasset Beach State Park, and an infectious disease specialist said the state is seeing more cases of the potentially deadly infection.
MADISON — When Maria and Dave Teodosio relocated to Connecticut from Southern California, they brought along a slice of LA cool.
GUILFORD — A Madison woman was killed after the Jeep she was riding in drove down an embankment on Interstate 95 early Saturday, struck several trees and then caught fire, according to Connecticut State Police.
BRANFORD — Investigators ruled out homicide as the cause of death for a father and son found dead with signs of trauma Monday evening.
The South Central Connecticut Regional Water Authority has reached an agreement with Baltimore-based Constellation Energy to provide all of the electricity the utility needs for the next four years using power produced by renewable resources.
The contentious divorce case between missing New Canaan mother Jennifer Dulos and her estranged husband has helped to focus new attention on Connecticut’s family court system.
Do you know how bad Connecticut’s air quality is? According to the American Lung Association, all of our state’s counties receive a grade of “F” when it comes to the ozone.
Connecticut utility regulators have concluded that state residents largely are satisfied with the way the state’s two dominant electric utilities, The United Illuminating Co. and Eversource Energy, manage their tree-trimming efforts in order to ensure they can keep their customers’ power on.
MADISON — Toronto-based real estate services giant Colliers International has created a new division headquartered in existing office space the company has at 135 New Road.
NEW HAVEN —Warm weather is expected to stretch longer into autumn than usual this year in the Northeast, according to a forecast released Wednesday by Accuweather.
NEW HAVEN — If fireflies, those glowing little miracle beacons of summer, really are disappearing from the world’s skies — as was the buzz all over the Internet just a couple of years ago — they’re making a really good show of it in summer 2019.
West Nile virus has not yet been detected in Connecticut’s mosquitoes this season — a phenomenon that at least one local scientist said was somewhat anticipated.
A dog found tied to a pole Saturday in West Haven is the most recent incident in a spate of cases of animal abuse and neglect in Connecticut this summer.
NEW HAVEN — Lyme disease bears its name from a Connecticut town, but a U.S. representative from New Jersey has questioned whether the disease has its origin in government laboratories — a claim experts say is a conspiracy theory that has been debunked repeatedly.
GUILFORD — With umbrellas held high and groups huddled under the truck awning, hungry patrons ordered from Caseus Cheese Truck, satisfying their taste buds and supporting a local nonprofit organization at the same time.
BRANFORD — To explain the continuing dominance of champion swimmer Michael Phelps, scientists identified his 80-inch wingspan, double-jointed ankles and paddle-like hands. For Alex Bregman, the Houston Astros All-Star third baseman, it’s his abnormally short arms that keep him from overswing…
BRANFORD — As the weeks dwindle to the first day of school, it’s no secret that gearing kids up with the supplies they need to succeed can be a pricey proposition for some families.
BRANFORD — A few months ago, Michele Hackley, manager of Branford Optometric Associates, saw in the paper that BHcare Clothing Bank was facing a shortage of personal care items for its clients. Pictured with the story was Billy Ferraro, a BHcare volunteer.
SHORELINE — Bren Smith is spreading the good word about kelp — its rich nutrition value, positive impact on the waters it grows in and unique taste.
Connecticut shoppers will experience a retail paradigm shift Thursday, Aug. 1 as the first phase of the state’s single-use plastic bag ban goes into effect.
The recently published CALERIE trial should sound the death knell of every fad diet that ever was, is, or would be (it won’t, of course). The study showed, in the proverbial nutshell, that calorie restriction, per se, causes weight loss in the overweight, which in turn causes an array of imp…
HARTFORD — Two cases of Legionnaires’ disease have been confirmed among residents of Apple Rehab in Rocky Hill, and one patient died recently, according to the state Department of Public Health.
OLD LYME — The annual Midsummer Festival opens Friday, July 26, with a concert featuring Connecticut troubadour Nekita Waller at 7 p.m.on the lawn of the Florence Griswold Museum, and continues from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, July 27, in the heart of Old Lyme’s historic district. Activities …
BRANFORD — Round about the end of January, word began to spread from Route 1 in Branford, up and down Main Street, and along Route 146 to Stony Creek village.
Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport’s economic impact on this area of the state would more than triple if service to three new destinations were added, according to a study conducted for the Tweed Airport Authority.
Branford’s Leighton Davis and Patti Ferraro will be among four trainers leading a room of spinners at Branford’s In Shape Fitness Sunday Aug. 4 to raise money for the Closer to Free Ride to benefit Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven. The ride will take place on Saturday, Sept. 7.
WOODBRIDGE — Woodbridge Municipal Animal Control (WAC) is helping a dog named “Merritt” recover after finding her tortured and struck by two vehicles on July 15, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. It’s only the latest in several animal cruelty cases that have occurred thi…
BRANFORD — A new childcare and pre-K early learning center based on child-directed outdoor play and wholesome food is opening Sept. 3 in Stony Creek.
MADISON — They say it takes a village and the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library is hoping everyone in the “village” joins it in a lively fundraiser with food, drink and live music.
High-profile cases such as the recent burning of a miniature schnauzer in West Haven and the dumping of a caged pit bull in Bethany serve to put a spotlight on animal cruelty but are no more depraved than slowly killing a dog by kicking it every day and not feeding it enough, animal advocates say.
Last week, Branford’s Jodi Harrison-Bauer, portfolio in hand, headed down to Miami to prepare to take her place in line among a sea of 20-something females starting at 5 a.m. Friday, July 12.
Connecticut may lack the open plains of middle America and the big sky country of the American West. Nor does the state have the equestrian pedigree of Kentucky, or the rodeos of Oklahoma and Texas.
MADISON — After five years in sunny California, Jonathan Bone and Justin McLaughlin returned to their hometown, bringing with them a slice of the Golden State. In a bowl, that is: an acai bowl, topped with colorful berries, tropical fruits and crunchy seeds or granola.