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  • Roofs Collapse Throughout Connecticut After Storm

    Roofs Collapse Throughout Connecticut After Storm
    Michael DiPiro and Christopher Conley, partners at a Middletown accounting firm, were at work Wednesday morning when Conley heard strange noises coming from above them. They went to the third floor of the building at 505 Main St., which DiPiro owns, to...
  • 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,...
  • Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest

    Police Keeping Data From License Plate Scans; ACLU Files Privacy Protest
    Some police departments in Connecticut that use license plate scanning technology to identify unregistered and stolen cars are holding on to the data and sharing it, raising privacy concerns about how that information could be used. "By allowing the...
  • Crime & Punishment: Plainville man arrested for punching a dog

    Crime & Punishment:  Plainville man arrested for punching a dog
    -Ansonia Police Officer John Troesser responded to reports that a roaming pit bull bit a man. He says such a dog "came charging toward [him] and was barking aggressively" and, lacking any more calm or creative solutions, shot it. One problem: It was the...
  • Aug. 12, 2012

    Aug. 12, 2012
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Great! Just when my license is coming up for renewal! -- Lewis Shilane, Joplin, Mo. Hmmmmm ... there seems to be an enormous magnetized elephant in this ravine. -- Bob Karalus, East Hampton I was distarcted by that car with the dog...
  • March 4, 2012

    March 4, 2012
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Look dear, the eyes of taxes are upon us. -- Joan Faust, Southington We should have removed our "Vote for Foley" bumper sticker. -- Steve Mogel, West Hartford Well, this is embarrassing. I guess I should have worn pants. -- Susan...
  • Best Breakfast Spot (New Britain)

    Best Breakfast Spot (New Britain)
    1) New Britain Diner Two eggs, any style, with home fries and toast for $3.25. Thats the secret formula for Best Breakfast Spot success, says New Britain Diner manager Ahmed Moustafa. “We havent changed the price for the last four of five years,&...
  • April 22, 2012

    April 22, 2012
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Careful sir, there's not much space. The Brinks guys just delivered your bonus. -- Peter W. Quercia, Willimantic Our stock is up 30% today, but it's based on a rumor you're leaving. -- Lewis Shilane, Joplin, Mo. I see you're still...