Fifty years ago, a massive flood devastated the city of Norwich, Connecticut.
In March of 1963, a dam at the city’s largest park collapsed and millions of gallons of water flooded the area, causing several deaths.
Author Wally Lamb grew up in Norwich. He's used the flood as a jumping off point for his latest novel, We Are Water. It's set in the fictional town of Three Rivers, based on Norwich and nearby New London and Willimantic
Over the next couple of years, pianist and composer Haskell Small will be exploring music that is quiet, spacious and mystical. His current concert program explores the thoughtful "Musica Callada", or "Silent Music" of Spanish Composer Federico Mompou. Small will be at the Benedictine Grange in West Redding on Saturday, Oct 26th at 7:30pm. Kate Remington spoke with Small about Mompou's rarely-heard music.
This month is unofficially known as Pinktober as organizations raise awareness and money for women with breast cancer. But the pink image doesn't show the full picture.
Breast Cancer is not a gender specific disease. The American Cancer Society estimates that over 2,200 men across the country will be diagnosed this year. And because typically men are diagnosed at a later stage, men succumb to the disease at a higher rate than women.
In an effort to save lives, two men with breast cancer in Connecticut are advocating for more awareness and research.