• Lifestyle

    Washington residents publish series of storybooks, CDs for children

    WASHINGTON >> “The Little Brown Bear,” a collection of original stories and music CDs written for young children, includes three adventures with illustrations, written by poet and author Susan A. Katz, in collaboration with pianist Sharon Ruchman. Both women are residents of Washington.

    By Barbara Branagan-Mitchell|

  • News

    Geoff Fox’s hope to return to News 8 full time ends in disappointment

    NEW HAVEN >> Geoff Fox, the well-known TV meteorologist who was hired back by WTNH News 8 in June, has had his service there terminated after only about two months on the air.

    By Randall Beach @rbeachNHR on Twitter|

  • Politics

    Union ad promotes wealthy paying higher taxes

    HARTFORD >>While lawmakers continued to grapple Wednesday with reaching a deal on 2-year state budget, a union continued to ask wealthier residents to pay higher taxes.

    By Christine Stuart|

  • News

    Yale study: Earlier hospice care would improve quality of end of life

    NEW HAVEN >> Older, terminally ill patients could improve the quality of their last days by accessing hospice services much sooner, according to a Yale School of Medicine-led study.

    Ed Stannard

  • Entertainment

    Watertown House Tour set for Sept. 30

    WATERTOWN >> The 12th Annual Watertown House Tour will take place on Saturday, Sept. 30, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., rain or shine. Five fabulous properties will be featured in this year’s tour including The Buell H. Heminway House at 305 Main Street, The Copper House at 28 Nova Scotia Hill Road, The Henry Long House at 423 Northfield Road, The Boone House at 561 Winding Brook Farm Road, and The Barrett House at 53 Hamilton Avenue. The Nova Scotia Schoolhouse at 22 DeForest Street will also...


  • Politics

    Connecticut sales tax increase off table, but talks of electronic tolls resurfaces

    HARTFORD >> A broad-based sales tax increase is no longer under consideration as part of negotiations on a two-year state budget, House Speaker Joe Aresimowicz said Monday, but documents show raising revenue through electronic tolls remains on the mind of Gov. Dannel Malloy.

    By Christine Stuart|

  • News

    Bethlehem Bellamy-Ferriday House to present ‘Strut Your Mutt’ dog show Sept. 23

    Bethlehem >> Residents are invited to “Strut Your Mutt” at the Bellamy-Ferriday House and Garden’s Annual Dog Show on Saturday, Sept. 23. This Fido-festival celebrates dogs of all shapes and sizes- from the well-pedigreed to the well-petted. Join in a variety of canine-related activities, demonstrations and visits from pet-friendly organizations.


  • Politics

    New Milford councilman resigns after furor over “furry” activities

    NEW MILFORD >> Town Council member Scott Chamberlain had never made a secret of his deep involvement in Furry Fandom, a subculture of adults who dress in mascot-like animal costumes, attend role-playing conventions and interact regularly online.

    Barry Lytton and Katrina Koerting|

  • News

    Muslim men, boys offer opportunity to get to know Islam in Hartford event

    HARTFORD >> A group of Muslim men and boys will offer a chance to ask believers in Islam about their religion at the second annual Meet a Muslim Day on Saturday.

    By Register Staff|

  • Columns

    John Stoehr: Connecticut is fighting to protect DACA recipients

    It’s happening. One day after the Trump administration announced it would rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, the policy shielding the children of undocumented immigrants from deportation, 15 states and the District of Columbia are suing to block the move. Connecticut is one of those states, and because of that, you should be proud.

    By John Stoehr|

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