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  • Hero Games In Berlin On Saturday

    Hero Games In Berlin On Saturday
    BERLIN — Dragging dummies, pulling a firetruck, carrying fire hoses, scaling walls — these activities are all in a day's workout for police, fire and other teams that will compete Saturday at the Hero Games. The games, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m....
  • Seoul BBQ: Adventurous Eating In New Britain

    Seoul BBQ: Adventurous Eating In New Britain
    The lunch specials at Seoul BBQ in New Britain are some of the best bargains around. Like the almost-standard complimentary chips-and-salsa brought to the table at most Mexican restaurants, or the slightly less-standard preliminary treat of fried papadams...
  • Curve Ball Logic

    Curve Ball Logic
    Let's examine the logic. The new owners of the Rock Cats, the Solomon brothers, want to move their successful Double A baseball team playing to record crowds in a modern stadium a few miles down I-84 to a city that can't really afford to build a new 9,000...
  • Rock Cats Beat Reading Phils 5-4

    Rock Cats Edge Phils New Britain's Matt Koch hit a pinch-hit one-run single in the top of the ninth inning to give the Rock Cats a 5-4 win over the Reading Fightin Phils on the road Tuesday night. The Rock Cats had enjoyed a 4-2 advantage until Reading...
  • Additional Charges For Driver In Ledyard Pool Crash

    LEDYARD — A New Britain man who was arrested after his car crashed into a swimming pool in the Gales Ferry section of town last month is facing new charges, police said. Marcus Harvin, 25, was originally charged with reckless driving, reckless...
  • New Britain Raises Fees For Transfer Station

    NEW BRITAIN — The city is raising fees at its recycling and trash transfer station. “Right now we are taking a substantial loss on every transaction – these new rates simply cover the cost of providing this service. By no means is...
  • Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?

    Hopeful But Wary: Will Promising Signs For Home Construction Fizzle Once Again?
    PLAINVILLE — Home builder Johnny Carrier savors the nail gun's staccato tap-tap as two workers finish piecing together two-by-fours at Samuel's Crossing near the Plainville-Farmington line. Carpenters hoist up the wall frame for the colonial,...
  • State's Denial Of Pension For Controversial Mayor 'Taco Joe' To Be Appealed In Court

     State's Denial Of Pension For Controversial Mayor 'Taco Joe' To Be Appealed In Court
    The next chapter in the saga of East Haven Mayor Joseph Maturo's quest for reinstatement of his disability pension apparently will play out in court. He and his lawyer said Friday that they plan to sue the state in Superior Court to appeal the state...
  • Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking

    Field Of Dreams Requires Some Hard Thinking
    Think about it — a beautiful night in June, sitting in the stands behind home plate, looking out at the downtown Hartford skyline. How better to put an exclamation point on the Hartford renaissance! I love this dream. I travel frequently to...
  • New Britain Passes 11 Percent Tax Increase

    NEW BRITAIN – Insisting that they hated to do it, council members Thursday night passed a budget with the biggest tax increase in well more than a decade. Property owners will pay 11 percent higher tax bills starting July 1. Even so, the city will...
  • La policía estuvo en la casa días antes asesinato-suicidio de Bristol

    La policía estuvo en la casa días antes asesinato-suicidio de Bristol
    Cuatro días antes de que Kyla Ryng y su marido, Alex Ryng, fueron encontrados muertos en un homicidio-suicidio, el hermano mayor de Alex la confrontó y la acusó de engañar a su marido, según una orden de arresto. Skyler Ryng, 28, entró a su casa el...
  • With Rock Cats Move, Truth Strikes Out

    With Rock Cats Move, Truth Strikes Out
    Every American story is some variant of "The Great Gatsby" or "The Music Man." That may not be strictly true, but I don't see why I should have to stick to the facts while everybody else is lying. Sports franchise stories are, of course, variants of...