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  • President Obama gives shout-out to South Florida's Jaxson's for raising wages

    President Obama gives shout-out to South Florida's Jaxson's for raising wages
    Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlour got a heaping serving of publicity Wednesday in the form of a shout-out from President Barack Obama. Appearing at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn., to push his proposal to raise the minimum wage...
  • CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription

    CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription
    Last Christmas Eve, Dan Quartin of Newington brought his 11-year-old cat to the veterinarian. "They determined that the cat, Rusty, had diabetes," Quartin said. "The doctor printed out on a computer what I needed to get at a pharmacy — the insulin...
  • Obama Makes Good Case For Raising Minimum Wage

    Obama Makes Good Case For Raising Minimum Wage
    President Barack Obama came to New Britain on Wednesday with both a liberal and a conservative argument for raising the federal minimum wage. Appearing at Central Connecticut State University, Mr. Obama said it's unfair for someone who works full time...
  • Obama's Visit To New Britain Triggers Spending Questions

    When someone as charismatic as President Barack Obama comes to your hometown to make an eloquent case for a minimum wage increase, it's pretty exciting. Of course, with an issue such as this, any caring person is quick to agree that raising the minimum...
  • In Retrospect, Just Rowland Being Rowland

    John Rowland on WTIC radio was like a colony of monkeys living on the surface of the sun. It never should have been tried in the first place, and now that it's over, there's not much to say. To believe this was going to work you had to look at this...
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...
  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • A Grisly Night At New Britain's Donna Lee Bakery

    A Grisly Night At New Britain's Donna Lee Bakery
    NEW BRITAIN — Even after all the mass killings that have calloused the state and nation in the past 40 years, the name of a New Britain bakery remains infamous. Before the night of Oct. 19, 1974, the Donna Lee Bakery was a neighborhood place to...
  • Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits

    Newly Minted MBA Hopes Painting Parties Draw Profits
    WEST HARTFORD — When Stan Finch was at Harvard Business School in 2011 and 2012, everyone wanted to launch the next Airbnb. Finch, now 31, also thought about launching a firm that connects customers with people offering short-term rentals, even...
  • Best College Bar

    Best College Bar
    1) Elmer's Place 1433 East St. New Britain (860) 225-7881 facebook.com/elmersplace   2) Willimantic Brewing Co.   3) Pig's Eye Pub  
  • Best Place To Go After The Bars Close

    Best Place To Go After The Bars Close
    1) Gold Roc Diner 61 Kane St. West Hartford (860) 236-9366   2) Vernon Diner   3) New Britain Diner  
  • Policía de New Britain es atropellado por auto robado

    Un oficial de policía de la ciudad resultó gravemente herido en un accidente en la Calle Wilcox el domingo por la noche, informó la policía. Poco después de las 8 p.m. la policía respondió al área entre las Calles North y Willow por un informe de un...