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  • Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville

    Crime & Punishment: Belligerent Turtles in Plainville
    Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
  • Clothing Designer Jeffrey Banks Speaks at the Mattatuck Museum This Friday

    Clothing Designer Jeffrey Banks Speaks at the Mattatuck Museum This Friday
    Jeffrey Banks, an award-winning clothing designer for men and women, discusses his book Preppy: Cultivating Ivy Style at the Mattatuck Museum on July. 19. The discussion is presented in conjunction with The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich, an...
  • Man with gunshot wound arrested in Sumner County after chase

    Man with gunshot wound arrested in Sumner County after chase
    Update: A 25-year-old man has been apprehended after he allegedly attempted to elude officers who were trying to serve an arrest warrant. The suspect, identified by police as Nash W.F. Rathbun, has been treated for a gunshot wound and released from the...
  • Crime & Punishment: "If There Weren't Four Other Cops Here, I'd Beat the Shit Out of You"

    Crime & Punishment: "If There Weren't Four Other Cops Here, I'd Beat the Shit Out of You"
    According to a Pentagon report, 19,000 sexual assaults occur in the military each year. A seemingly insane Quinnipiac University professor says all those broads practically asked for it. "What do you expect to happen when women are put among men trained...
  • CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM: It's About A Love Of The Sport

    CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM: It's About A Love Of The Sport
    CHRISSY BENDZINSKI, RHAM-HEBRON CLASS: Junior COACH: Mark Logan ACCOMPLISHMENTS: Finished second at the State Open in 19:12, three seconds behind winner Brianna Lenehan of Norwich Free Academy. ... Was third in Class MM (20:06) and won the CCC...
  • CIAC Championships; Final Coaches Poll

    State Open: Team, Ridgefield; Individual, Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy Class LL: Ridgefield; Brianna Lenehan, Norwich Free Academy Class L: Wilton; Cate Allen, Fairfield Warde Class MM: Avon; Gabrielle Richichi, New Fairfield Class M:...
  • Francis X. Hennessy, Jurist For 36 Years, Dies at 82

    Francis X. Hennessy, a judge who rose to the state's second-highest court and a political adviser to Democrat Ella Grasso in her campaign for governor, died Tuesday at the age of 82. During a 36-year career in the state courts, Hennessy was a juvenile...
  • Connecticut Hospital Salaries Show 18 Executives Making More Than $1 Million

    Last year, 18 executives at 11 Connecticut hospitals were compensated more than $1 million, according to a database released annually by the state Office of Health Care Access. Hartford Hospital and Yale-New Haven Hospital each had four executives...
  • Stolen History: Metal Thieves Swipe Connecticut's Plaques, Pipes, Landmarks and Statues

    Stolen History: Metal Thieves Swipe Connecticut's Plaques, Pipes, Landmarks and Statues
    Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers. The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
  • Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga

    Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga
    Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
  • The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand

    The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand
    Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie. Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
  • Will Classical Music Repel Vagrants?

    It's sad that classical music is seen as a repellent, but many cities use it to shoo vagrants away. Danbury is considering piping it into Library Place, a favorite spot of loiterers. Does highbrow music really repel the down-and-out? Portland, Ore.,...