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  • Crime and Punishment: More Police Suffer Abuse -- 15-Year-Old Kicks Cop in Groin

    Crime and Punishment: More Police Suffer Abuse -- 15-Year-Old Kicks Cop in Groin
    Fifteen-Year-Old Girl Kicks Cop in Groin A 15-year-old habitual runaway was charged with assaulting a police officer, interfering with an officer and disorderly conduct after she kicked an East Lyme cop in the groin, according to a May 25 article in the...
  • FOX CT Storm Closings

    SCHOOLS Bloomfield Closed Regional District 14 Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:39am Windsor Locks Public Schools Del Opening 1 1/2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:22am Wooster Del Opening 2 Hours 09/08/2011 06:36am
  • Seniors at Elkhart apartment building suffering without AC

    Seniors at Elkhart apartment building suffering without AC
    Senior citizens at an Elkhart apartment building are suffering during this week's heat wave. Their building's air conditioning has yet to be turned on. One person who lives there was taken to the hospital for heat stroke. And with temperatures in the...
  • Cops: Man held in dad's death had history of threats

    Cops: Man held in dad's death had history of threats
    An Arlington Heights man in police custody in connection with the slaying of his father has a history of mental illness and an extensive arrest record, and had threatened before to kill his parents, court records show Authorities said they found the body...
  • Close-up on Bridgeport

    Close-up on Bridgeport
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to the three bridges crossing the Pequonnock River. The city was previously called Stratfield , then Newfield and finally the Borough of Bridgeport. The Indian name was Pequonnock, a name common to all cleared land....
  • Fallen Stratford HS coach remembered

    Fallen Stratford HS coach remembered
    The sanctuary of Grace Presbyterian Church on Houston's west side was full as the Stratford high school community celebrated the life of Christopher Matthews, 33, on Saturday. He was a teacher and coach known to always be there for his students. They...
  • Scenes From the CCDL's "Open Carry Barbecue"

    Despite a cold front bringing storms through the east, the Connecticut Citizens Defense League still managed to pack a lot of heat over at Boothe Park last Saturday in Stratford. The CCDL is a statewide gun rights group that boasts 16,000 members....
  • Go help somebody else

    Go help somebody else
    Rivian Marcus Title: Parachaplain, Ruth Rales Jewish Family Service, Jewish Federation Of South Palm Beach County, Boca Raton. Other job experience: Retired interior designer, lecturer on cruise ships, at libraries and at organizational gatherings on...
  • Love of dance leads to Bert

      Love of dance leads to Bert
    A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Broadway show is about to open in Costa Mesa. The beloved 1964 Disney film "Mary Poppins" has been remade into a wildly successful musical, and features all of the same characters: disobedient Jane and Michael Banks;...
  • The U.S. Army Struggles to Unload a Tainted Asset

    The U.S. Army Struggles to Unload a Tainted Asset
    The WWII hotshots who flew into battle in gull-winged Corsairs built along the bank of Stratford's Housatonic River had a word for it. So did the tank jockeys who fired up engines made in the same sprawling complex decades later. That word is SNAFU....
  • Editing Wikipedia Isn't Easy

    Editing Wikipedia Isn't Easy
    There's an infograph at InformationIsBeautiful.net that highlights "Wikipedia's Lamest Edit Wars." These lamest wars range from the pretty-stupid (for the page on "feces," should there be a picture of "a large human turd"?) to issues of bovine...
  • Soul food

    Soul food
    In 1985, my parents piled my brother and me in the family truck and drove us from our northwest suburban home to Yellowstone National Park. We wove a leisurely path past Nebraska's prairies, South Dakota's Badlands, Wyoming's hot springs. The scenery was...