This Month


The view from the Stonington Harbor Light is less expansive than normal. A thick fog has obscured much of the harbor, decreasing the view from what on a clear day would include three states to a mere few hundred yards. But despite and perhaps because of the fog, the view is achingly, hauntin…

David Hein and Irene Sankoff thought the idea was far-fetched when it was first suggested they write a musical about what happened after 9/11 when 38 planes that were in the air were diverted to Gander, Newfoundland, population 11,000.

Despite its history, Glastonbury is not a quaint community that lives in the past. The town on the banks of the Connecticut River feels thoroughly modern with a sleek mix of local shops, national retail chains and a notable restaurant scene.

Ridgefield residents describe their town as a best-of-both worlds destination. On one hand, it is a classic New England country town complete with stone walls, historic buildings and a beautiful town green. On the other, it’s only a short train ride or an hour-and-change drive to New York Ci…

In this new monthly feature, we take a closer look a what makes a community in our state a great place to visit or live in. First up: the charming small town of Deep River.