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One Man’s Cancer Odyssey, Part 4

One Man’s Cancer Odyssey, Part 4 »

By: John Gaffney

An excerpt from the memoir, Bad Blood.  If you’re looking to get silly You better go back from where you came Because the cops don’t need... more

Yale Storm Study Shocker

Yale Storm Study Shocker »

By: Bob Woods

It’s hurricane season – that time of year when shoreline residents worry about whether the Next Big One is going to hit. It turns out that some of us worry... more

Requiem for a Reporter

Requiem for a Reporter »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

Episode 16, season 5 of AMC’s The Walking Dead: zombies swarming an abandoned car, fingers clawing at doors; faces, hideous with rot, plastered against the... more

Shoreline Online Libraries

Shoreline Online Libraries »

By: Paul Adler

No longer simply repositories for books, shoreline libraries now offer adults and children alike everything from instruction on the use of cutting-edge... more

David Fisch’s Summer Sizzle Playlist

David Fisch’s Summer Sizzle Playlist »

By: Owen McDonald

  Summer's here...time to bust out the jams! We asked our good friend FM deejay David Fisch to put together an exclusive summer playlist for our... more

Coastal Cooking: Lobster Ceviche

Coastal Cooking: Lobster Ceviche »

By: Chef Ron Hook

A delicious recipe for lobster ceviche. Watch the video above for instructions; see below for your grocery list. Enjoy! Ingredients 2 1-1/2 lb lobsters,... more

Dirt Floor Studios: A Purist’s Haven

Dirt Floor Studios: A Purist’s Haven »

By: Rob Marchese

It’s got the perfect name for grassroots recording: Dirt Floor. The connotation is exactly what owner/operator Eric Lichter wants it to be: gritty, earthy... more

Shoreline Theaters Echo With Joy

Shoreline Theaters Echo With Joy »

By: Sherri Daley

“I think when people leave the theater, they leave a little happiness here," says Jeanne Sigel, marketing and development manager of the Garde Arts Theatre... more

Yale Fossil Fuels Issue Burns

Yale Fossil Fuels Issue Burns »

By: Bob Woods

The business interests of Stanford University, The New School and Syracuse University (among other major schools) are jettisoning fossil fuel investments. Why... more

A Piper at the Gates of Yale

A Piper at the Gates of Yale »

By: Sherri Daley

Ah, the enchanting sounds of the shoreline: seagulls, the soporific cadence of the waves, clanking halyards, the breathless melody of bagpipes. It’s all so... more

Owl House Books: Tolkien and Grimms Meet Pixar

Owl House Books: Tolkien and Grimms Meet Pixar »

By: Rob Marchese

Serious writers of Young Adult Fiction take heart: Connecticut’s own Homebound Publications, founded in 2011 and thriving to date, is launching a... more

Well, Well: Shoreline Epicures Aid Uganda With WELLfed

Well, Well: Shoreline Epicures Aid Uganda With WELLfed »

By: Lindsay Rizza

WELLfed, an upscale shoreline charity dinner party that builds fresh water wells for impoverished Ugandan villages, is in the process of becoming a standalone... more

Nick Fradiani: Your Mom Says Eat Your Vegetables

Nick Fradiani: Your Mom Says Eat Your Vegetables »

By: Owen McDonald

Unless you live in a cave (and perhaps even then), you’ve probably heard of Nick Fradiani. There’s talk that the American Idol finalist from Guilford,... more

Wheels of Controversy: Food Trucks Square Off

Wheels of Controversy: Food Trucks Square Off »

By: Leslie Singer

Food trucks have proliferated in Madison, CT—and everywhere else. But is this a boon to small business or a community eyesore? People are divided. We took to... more

American Idol Exclusive: Nick Fradiani, Sr Talks Life And Music With His Son

American Idol Exclusive: Nick Fradiani, Sr Talks Life And Music With His Son »

By: Owen McDonald

  Guilford’s Nick Fradiani is on fire. His gigs are packed with fans. He’s got the voice, the instrumental skills, and the natural bearing of a... more

Kid Fun: Penguins, Picnics, and Playgrounds

Kid Fun: Penguins, Picnics, and Playgrounds »

By: Lindsay Rizza

  Like The Beatles said, “it me took so long to find out. But I found out.” As car travel becomes a chore rather than an ice skating exercise, the... more

Teach a Child To Fish (Here’s Why)

Teach a Child To Fish (Here’s Why) »

By: Edward R. Ricciuti

  If you love fishing and your child says they, too, want to learn, it’s time for the proverbial happy dance. Anglers generally pray that their kids... more

Farmers Markets for the Soul

Farmers Markets for the Soul »

By: Sherri Daley

  Connecticut’s shoreline is rich with farmland, orchards, and educated farmers who are proud of their harvests. Farmers’ markets along the coast... more

A Union of Art and Place: The Velvet Mill, Stonington

A Union of Art and Place: The Velvet Mill, Stonington »

By: Paul Adler

  Rarely does a single establishment imbue an entire region with culture, cuisine, and a palpable air of excitement. Located inside an abandoned velvet... more

Paul Neri, Guitar Whisperer

Paul Neri, Guitar Whisperer »

By: Rob Marchese

  In today’s tech-mad world, the role of the luthier, a maker of stringed instruments including guitars and violins, might appear archaic to some. It... more