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  • Inexpensive ways to improve worker morale

    Inexpensive ways to improve worker morale
    Say that business is down and raises look out of the question. What do you do on the morale front? Stratford University professor K. Habib Khan has a few suggestions for bosses. In other words, fellow workers, if you see any of these activities...
  • 4 held for robberies citywide

    4 held for robberies citywide
    Four men were in court Sunday charged with separate robberies citywide, including one in which a man brandished a "large machete" to snatch a Lombard woman's purse in the Wrigleyville neighborhood early this morning, prosecutors said. Judge Maria...
  • An uncertain future for a Stratford engine plant

    The feds have done it again. They've turned down the only bid they got in their latest effort to find somebody to take possession and clean up pollution at the vast, echoing complex of buildings known as the Stratford Army Engine Plant. Seems like...
  • Javier Colon, Connecticut's Own TV singing Contestant, Plays in Ridgefield

    Javier Colon, Connecticut's Own TV singing Contestant, Plays in Ridgefield
    Javier Colon May 26, Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road., Ridgefield, (203) 438-5795, www.ridgefieldplayhouse.org   Waking up to a beautiful morning in Northern California, West Hartford's Javier Colon had a concern not a lot of singers have...
  • 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...
  • Christopher Plummer still has 'A Word or Two' to say

    Christopher Plummer still has 'A Word or Two' to say
    "First you're young. Then you're old. Then you're wonderful." — Alice Roosevelt Longworth STRATFORD, Canada — Christopher Plummer is in the wonderful phase of his career — and at 82 he's seizing the opportunity. In February, the six-...
  • Where Have Connecticut's Lobsters Gone?

    Where Have Connecticut's Lobsters Gone?
    It may already be too late — 12 years too late. Connecticut environmental officials say new tests on weak and dying Long Island Sound lobsters show traces of pesticides used to kill West Nile virus mosquitoes. That came as a shock for them. They'...
  • Marching Band In Stratford Strives For Excellence

    Marching Band In Stratford Strives For Excellence
                  For many years, Stratford, Connecticut's Bunnell High School marching band has been a talented club of musicians. The band has competed in various competitions throughout the country and have taken home nine state championships. The...
  • Bunnell Wrestlers Give It Their All

    Bunnell Wrestlers Give It Their All
    Blood, sweat & tears. And we're not talking about the soft rock band from the 60's. We're talking about the long hours, hunger, and mental stress that occurs behind these doors. It is Stratford, Connecticut's  Bunnell High School wrestling room where few...
  • How Safe Is Your Elevator?

    How Safe Is Your Elevator?
    At any moment in New York, as many people may be traveling up and down vertically on elevators as there are people using mass transit. 30 million trips each day, on 60,000 elevators in NYC. Yet it is a trust given without question, that our daily use of...
  • Crime and Punishment: City Councilman records diss track about the Norwalk Mayor

    Crime and Punishment: City Councilman records diss track about the Norwalk Mayor
    Norwalk City Councilman David Watts objected to the city's purchase of a new $30,000 Ford Edge for use by Mayor Richard Moccia and he found the perfect way to raise his concern: diss track! "Look at the mayor in a brand new car, riding around like a movie...
  • Smoke Detectors Save Lives

    Smoke Detectors Save Lives
      According to the U.S. Fire Administration, more than half of the house fires that occur in the US are from houses without smoke detectors. It is estimated that a third of the smoke alarms in place are not working, often due to failure to replace a...