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  • Spring Deals On Jewelry, Antiques, Books

    Spring Deals On Jewelry, Antiques, Books
    Design Forum, 902 Farmington Ave., Route 4, in Farmington, is holding its annual spring jewelry sale. Find savings of 20 percent to 70 percent on jewelry. The sale ends April 3. Hours are Monday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a....
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • Bridgeport Legislators Seek Settlement In Education Funding Case

    Bridgeport legislators on Thursday began a campaign to pressure Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to negotiate a settlement in a 5-year-old lawsuit that calls for overhauling the way the state pays for its public schools. At the core of the suit, Connecticut...
  • 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...
  • Best Place To Pamper Yourself

    Best Place To Pamper Yourself
    1) Art of Touch Therapeutic Massage and Skin Care 180 Market Square Newington (860) 667-9699 artoftouchonline.com If you’re looking for a place to get a good pampering, one of the obvious choices is a spa like Art of Touch, where the massage...
  • Best Place For Therapeutic Massage

    Best Place For Therapeutic Massage
    1) Art of Touch Therapeutic Massage and Skin Care 180 Market Square Newington (860) 667-9699 artoftouchonline.com Art of Touch is a sophisticated, high-end spa, owned by Lucy Partyka, whose staff is super up on the latest massage techniques, like...
  • Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work

    Readers' Solutions: Getting Connecticut Back To Work
    BET ON WORKERS We must focus our efforts on the hundreds of small companies based in our state and especially manufacturing firms. I propose an incentive for hires in the high-tech and manufacturing sectors to build the work force for the future....
  • Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track

    Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track
    Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators. But this year's bill —...
  • West Hartford School Official Transitions Back To Work After Service In Afghanistan

    West Hartford School Official Transitions Back To Work After Service In Afghanistan
    When the schoolchildren asked about war, Paul Vicinus Jr. would give the G-rated version of his deployment to Afghanistan — the meetings with school principals and tribal leaders, the training of the Afghan National Army, the sense of community....