| Jun 22, 2012
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...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 2:27 PM
Five different companies with operations in Connecticut have achieved the dubious honor of being listed among the top toxic “Corporate Air Polluters” on a University of Massachusetts institute’s 100-worst list for 2012.
According to the...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 9:20 AM
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,&...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 11:57 AM
This month’s Cultural Cocktail Hour at Butler-McCook House & Garden, 396 Main St. in Hartford, will present the opening of the exhibit “Windows into the Kasbah,” with works by Cora Ennis of Plainville. It will happen on Thursday, Nov. 8,...
| Jan 12, 2012
The last time Cpl. Greg Caron's fellow Marines saw him was Nov. 11, 2011, in Afghanistan when he was horribly wounded by a roadside bomb that tore off both his legs below the knee and sliced off part of a finger.
Thursday night, Caron, 25, stood...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The Town of Trumbull has learned that no one likes Michael Bolton, and the lesson is going to cost them. The town signed the soft-rock singer (best known to anyone under 30 as a punchline in the movie Office Space) to perform at its annual town-...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 6:50 PM
It snowed in parts of northwest Kansas, the flakes started falling in places like Atwood, St. Francis and Plainville Friday morning.
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The flurries have stopped and now a freeze watch is in effect.
"I've seen it in late...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
It's officially autumn. And with it comes falling leaves, hayrides, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the most important of all, more seasonal beers. Pumpkin ale is one of these seasonal beers that is not only enjoyed today but was also highly appreciated in...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Farmington Valley Arts Center, 25 Arts Center Lane in Avon, presents an open juried exhibit, “Interpretations and Inspirations,” of paintings, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture, collage and mixed media works, and also the exhibit...
| Apr 13, 2012
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...
| May 9, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Aron Daniels is sitting in his parked car waiting to meet a stranger that he's been talking to online. No, Daniels isn't a drug addict or looking to indulge any weird kinks, though he does have an obsession. He's there to trade rare craft beers....
| Oct 21, 2012
After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off.
"These are hard times, and we...