Struggling against Wednesday morning’s gusting winds and biting cold, Mike Lambert and a crew from his Connecticut Detailing in New Milford applied shrink-wrap to what was once The Milford Diner, prepping it for transport to a new life a third of the way across the country.

After a public hearing that spanned three meetings and included hours of talking by an attorney, engineers, a soil scientist and one resident in opposition, the Inland Wetlands and Water Courses Commission Tuesday night, Nov. 13, approved an application for the developer of a business-to-bus…

Security was beefed up inside and outside of Amity High School Tuesday, Nov. 13, and the Anti-Defamation League was on campus to create an action plan for education against hate, following a powerful meeting before the school board Monday night in which weeping students expressed “horrifying…

WOODBRIDGE — Dozens of community members and Amity High School students, many of them Jewish, expressed fear and lambasted the Board of Education and school administrators Monday night for what they perceive as a gross under-reaction to anti-Semitic symbols found at the school and hate talk …

Dozens of community members and Amity High School students, many of them Jewish, expressed fear and lambasted the Board of Education and school administrators Monday night, Nov. 12, for what they perceive as a gross under-reaction to anti-Semitic symbols found at the school and hate talk in …

The West Haven Veterans Museum commemorated Korean War veterans in a ceremony Sunday. A common message was the need to share untold stories from what is often called the “forgotten war.”

NEW HAVEN — It’s a good year to think about Frederick Douglass, an escaped slave who became the most famous African-American of his time, and who never ceased to hold hope for his country despite seeing it fall from the hopefulness of emancipation to the re-emergence of overt racism.

The Ladies Philoptochos Society of Saint Barbara Greek Orthodox Church announced details regarding the 6th annual HOLIDAY FANTASY OF TREES, to be held November 17 & 18. This 2-day celebration features Holiday treats, music, entertainment, mouthwatering Greek cuisine and a Raffle of beaut…

Or Shalom synagogue has for 12 years commemorated the heroes of the Holocaust near the anniversary of its tragic beginning, but this year it’s more crucial than ever after the recent killings at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, said Rabbi Alvin Wainhaus, leader of that congregation.

Dave & Buster’s restaurant, which calls itself “The only place to eat, drink, play & watch sports all under one roof,” celebrated its grand opening on Monday, Nov. 5 with a ribbon cutting at its Connecticut Post Mall location.

The tally of absentee ballots in Orange was the tipping point in this back-and-forth race for the vacant 14th state Senate seat.

A dump truck with its rear box bed raised slammed into a bridge on I-95, killing the driver and closing down the northbound highway for hours in Milford on Thursday, Nov. 1.

In advance of a new Connecticut law meant to reduce inequities in compensation for women, a new federal study shows that the median woman earner in Connecticut made 85 cents on the dollar of the median man, an increase from prior years.

A couple of months ago I mentioned that I was elected to the board of directors of the Association of Food Journalists. Last month I attended the organization’s convention in Phoenix, Ariz., where attendees shared ideas and learned from many well-respected food journalists from across the co…

A pained City Council voted by an 11-1 margin Monday, Oct. 29, to approve a 5-year fiscal recovery plan submitted to the state Municipal Accountability Review Board that would increase the citywide real estate tax rate from 36.26 to 39.99 over five years.

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Milford’s Annual Hall-O-Weekend was held Sunday, with residents of all ages joining the family fun festivities and some not-so-scary Halloween activities in the downtown Milford business district.

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal toured Buck’s Ice Cream plant Tuesday, Oct. 23, and realized like most others do that he’d eaten the ice cream before — and savored it — but he didn’t know the name because it is sold wholesale to high-end restaurants, country clubs, ice cream parlors and banquet halls.

Last week I wrote about apples, one of two fall food mainstays, with a brief mention of the other, pumpkins. The weather turning cooler brings the buzz and excitement around all things pumpkin with pumpkin and pumpkin spice taking center stage in so many recipes and food products. Pumpkin br…