A fan was installed in the debt ceiling.
Two fire hydrants were seen fighting over a dog.
DOT Was Feeling The Heat
State engineers held an informational meeting with Hartford residents regarding the design of the ridiculously mandated Flower Street pedestrian bridge over the busway route. People didn't like the switchback design that will be required because of the nearby elevated highway. Although The Weak's endorsement of abandoning the bridge in favor of the existing walkway connector to Broad Street (aka The Funnel of Death) has been dismissed, The Weak remains committed to solving the problem. This week's proposal: zip lines.
Hot In New Haven
The five-way primary battle for the Democratic mayoral nomination in New Haven got a bit testy when it was revealed front-runner Toni Harp's late husband owed more than $1 million in back taxes. Another candidate charged that the Harp family business is the biggest slumlord in the city. Harp, a state senator, said she knows nothing about any of her late husband's business or dealings. This is what's known as a tough sell.
Governor Malloy braved the tropical weather and travel about the state last week personally delivering checks for local city and town projects. This had nothing to do with politics or the 2014 election, Malloy said, and with a straight face no less.
The new wimpy distracted driving penalties have now gone into effect, which means a $500 fine for a third offense. A third offense, of course, should be life in prison without the possibility of parole.
As bad as things sometimes are, the one thing you can say about Connecticut's cities is at least they are not Detroit.
The Weak in Tweets
Ozone Alert along coast, does that mean I shouldn't breathe between 11 to 11?
Thinking hell could qualify as a cooling center.
Finish this sentence. It was so hot that ...
Is the "heat index" just a new way of scaring people?
Feels like I woke up in a sponge.
Song of the Weak
(The heat wave playlist)
Heat Wave – Martha and the Vandellas