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  • Recent Tragedies Reflect Summer Dangers For Teen Drivers

    Recent Tragedies Reflect Summer Dangers For Teen Drivers
    This summer has been a particularly deadly one for teens on Connecticut roads, with three dying in car crashes. Brothers Robert Swain, 18, of East Hartford, and La'Andrew Evans-Swain, 16, of Manchester died after a BMW driven by another teen crashed...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...
  • Aug. 18, 2013

    Aug. 18, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Can you believe Arsenio's back on the air? -- Johnnie Martinelli, Quincy, Mass. No one's going to tamper with our water supply while I'm on the job! -- Ed Bonilla, Meriden I'm staying well-hydrated, just in case. -- Lewis Shilane,...
  • Crime & Punishment: People Who Shot Themselves

    Crime & Punishment: People Who Shot Themselves
    The Connecticut Department of Corrections claims the right to ban violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable books and magazines from prison libraries if they do not have any "redeeming literary, educational or scientific value." Last month,...
  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
  • Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics

    Oktoberfest is an Amazing Time For Connecticut Beer Fanatics
    Besides all the hay-riding, corn-mazing, football-watching and apple-fritter-chomping that goes on during the autumn season, fall signifies a blissful time for craft beer aficionados — Oktoberfest lagers, pumpkin ales, chocolate malts, and spicy...
  • Connecticut's Craft Beer Culture Thriving With Tastings And Tours

    Connecticut's Craft Beer Culture Thriving With Tastings And Tours
    It's never been a better time to be a beer lover in Connecticut. In the past few years, breweries, brew pubs and contract brewers have popped up all over the Nutmeg State, bringing a fresh approach to craft beer and giving aficionados several new...
  • Master of Disguises: 15,000 Costumes For Sale Or Rent In Plainville

    Master of Disguises: 15,000 Costumes For Sale Or Rent In Plainville
    PLAINVILLE — For someone who stumbled into the costume shop business, Harvey Ricard sure has a heck of a stock. From the parking lot, Connecticut Stage Supply looks like a modest house converted into a commercial space, but once inside, you go...
  • Flavor Profile: 50 West in Plainville

    Flavor Profile: 50 West in Plainville
    It's probably wrong, way off base, and totally not even fair, to say that — to some people — Plainville hasn't been a destination spot for dining. After all, there's J Timothy's, and right near that intersection at Main Street there's El Paso,...
  • 'Diary of a Wimpy Kid's' Jeff Kinney hits the middle school road

     'Diary of a Wimpy Kid's' Jeff Kinney hits the middle school road
    The first time through middle school was bad for Jeff Kinney. But the second time? Golden. Kinney is the writer and cartoonist behind the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" books, a series that revels in the thugs and cliques, the clueless parents, the awkward...
  • Feb. 3, 2013

    Feb. 3, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS What's in your wallet? -- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo. I hope you enjoyed the dinner and the movie. Now, let's get started. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford Now -- what can you do for me? -- Warren Westbrook, South Windsor...
  • Let's Close The Gaps In The Canal Trail

    The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....