He took on special-interest groups that threatened the integrity of campaign financing — and won. Meet the congressman who crosses party lines for what he believes in.
These are not typical spring sojourns. In fact, they can be like a vacation with the Peace Corps. Read how these local students went to Cuba, rolled up their shirtsleeves and made a difference.
Is major nationwide energy crunch looming? If we don’t change the way we live, the answer is yes. Thinking globally and acting locally has never been more appropriate.
More than just a break from the classroom and beyond the fun that’s integral to them, field trips offer youngsters important insights and lessons about the real world.
For countless kids the learning process is not as easy as ABC. Whether it’s dyslexia, ADD or hearing and perception problems, getting your child diagnosed quickly and correctly is crucial.
Media-savvy criminal defense attorney Joe Tacopina talks about winning controversial acquittals, including the Abner Louima case.
Want to know what it’s like to train Steve Martin’s pooch or how to get a dog to shake on cue? Peggy Reed, dog trainer to the stars (and some regular types), will tell you.
Grandparents step in as both parents step out into the workforce.
It’s been a year since the American psyche was changed forever. Here are the inspirational stories of how those most affected by September 11 are coping.
Eartha Kitt as successful sexy vamp or humble farm girl, this Weston resident opens up about living at extremes.
Time and Metro-North wait for no one. Here’s looking at the community of hectic-commuters through the years.
Bill Harbach gave us the Tonight Show, The Steve Allen Show and much more. Meet the Southport man who presided over the Golden Age of television and launched many celebrities.
Read how the Perry family of Southport shaped the town they call home.
The schoolyard bully used to be seen as a relatively harmless part of growing up. Not anymore. Whether it’s because of our changing world or because parents are simply fed up, schools are taking serious action against harassment.
What would lead a happy Weston kid to go off exploring the bleakest parts of Africa? Meet Jared Cohen, Rhodes scholar and author. He’s on his way someplace big.
Foreign-born children add more than richness to area families; they open our hearts to other countries.
Motorcycle enthusiasts know the thrill of answering the call of the open road. Here’s your glimpse into the world that makes bikers out of businessmen and inspires novels on Zen living.
A popular incumbent. A popular challenger. This election is revving up to be the battle of the nice guys.
Did you know the original name of Wilton was Egypt? Find out other interesting facts in this historical look at the 200-year-old community that’s managed to keep its small-town charm and homespun values.
From taking on Microsoft and big tobacco companies
to fighting for the rights of adopted children,
Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is a venerable
force in the Connecticut legal system.
This bitter yet funny Westport novelist enjoys a resurgence in popularity, years after his death. Figures.
When Hurricane Katrina devastated the communities of the South, residents from our area were quick to help. Some volunteers even put their lives here on hold to help.
When the devastating tsunami hit, Westport-based Save the Children was overwhelmed by the enormous support from local folks.
Three daring photographers throw off the comforts of their homes in Westport to bring us achingly close to the realities of war in Iraq and Afghanistan — indeed, wherever the intensity of life is bared.
Think it can’t happen here? Think again. Parents today must be vigilant warriors when their kids venture into the deep waters on-line where sexual predators lurk.
When Terilyn Esse lost her husband in the terrorist attacks on 9/11, she and her newborn son were embraced by a special group of Bridgeport schoolchildren.
Has success spoiled Westport’s downtown center, Main Street? Is the fabled “Golden Half-Mile” getting too glittery for its own good?