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  • Greg Pursley No. 3 in NASCAR Hunter Index for May

     
    Greg Pursley, a graduate of Canyon High School in Canyon Country, came in at No. 3 in the NASCAR Hunter Index for May. Pursley won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at Miller Motorsports Park in Utah and leads......
  • Culture Watch: Jeremy Udden's Plainville: 'If the Past Seems So Bright'

     
    Jeremy Udden's Plainville rides unconventional instrumentation to uncharted territory on this mix of jazz, indie rock and rustic folk....
  • Culture Watch: Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman and Eric Harland, 'James Farm'

     
    A supergroup of sorts, James Farm leaves plenty of room for its players to stretch their legs beyond the boundaries of mainstream jazz....
  • Fitness routine relies on old tires

    Fitness routine relies on old tires
    Fun with tires: You have no idea. Corey Scott grips a truck tire with both hands and stands with his back to a brick wall. He lifts the tire while rotating his upper body and slams it against the wall over his left shoulder. The kickback is impressive,...
  • Crime and Punishment: If You're Going to Wave Your Penis At Women, Make Sure She Doesn't Get Your License Plate Number

    Crime and Punishment: If You're Going to Wave Your Penis At Women, Make Sure She Doesn't Get Your License Plate Number
    Out of the Woods Police in Newington found an alleged shoplifter who had escaped police custody on June 8, according to an article in the New Britain Herald. The article states that the male suspect, a New Britain resident, was found in the woods....
  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.In need of transportation, he browsed the Internet looking for a car.  He found a 2006 Pontiac GTO at Parsons...
  • Letters: Suburbanization is a Good Thing

    I'm responding to your commentary on urban withdrawal ["Why a slump in suburbanization is one of the silver linings of the crunch on the middle class," by Nick Keppler, June 16]. I'm a middle-class, middle-aged married man with two teens. I read your...
  • Ear Might: A Special Roundup of Local CDs!

    Ear Might: A Special Roundup of Local CDs!
    El Vee| WMNT 5 Connect Beats/Screaming Sound emceeelvee.bandcamp.com (Middletown) El Vee's latest disc is in the mixtape format, full of scratching, samples, and interjections from guest stars. It's a punchy, high-energy disc that showcases some of the...
  • Harry Potter Fans Snapping Up Tickets For Midnight Screenings Of 'Deathly Hallows, Part 2'

    Harry Potter Fans Snapping Up Tickets For Midnight Screenings Of 'Deathly Hallows, Part 2'
    A 10-year-old tradition will soon come to an end: The last "Harry Potter" movie, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2," will open next Thursday night, just after midnight. Night-owl screenings are scheduled at theaters throughout the country,...
  • All-Courant Girls Tennis Team

    Singles Sarah Anischik, Tolland, Sr. Catherine Clark, Bacon Academy-Colchester, Sr. Hannah Dahlem, Avon, Fr. Katherine DeNucci, Glastonbury, Fr. Bianka Horvath, Newington, Sr. Emily Lindsley, St. Paul-Bristol, Fr. Selina Nephuth, Glastonbury, Jr....
  • Potter Fans Reflect On Growing Up With Harry

    Potter Fans Reflect On Growing Up With Harry
    In 1999, Helena Morris was an articulate 9-year-old from Simsbury with firm opinions. In an interview with The Courant that year, she described "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," the first in the J.K. Rowling series, as "the best book in the world,...
  • Carmen Anthony: A Little Piece Of New York For 15 Years

    Carmen Anthony: A Little Piece Of New York For 15 Years
    Carmen Anthony Vacalebre had already established a successful fast-food business in the 1970s and 1980s with his Me Ma and Arby's franchises. But he wanted to step it up by opening a New York City-style steakhouse, the kind he liked to frequent. He...