| Nov 12, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...
| Oct 18, 2013
There is a new Halloween attraction in Bethany that is not for the faint of heart: The Amity Road Horror!
"Just think of the name," laughs founder Eric Soltis, referencing "The Amityville Horror" films. "Right when I found the property, that name...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 12:50 PM
When you see Christmas candy appearing at the supermarkets before Halloween has even happened, there's no surprise that Christmas-themed theater shows are already being performed weeks before Thanksgiving.
A Christmas Story — The Musical tours...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 7:09 AM
I don't know about you, Moms, but we are swimming in candy after a super-fun Halloween!
Do we eat it? Do we toss it? Do we donate it?
Here are some great ideas from Betsy Brown Braun, a blogger for Huffington Post Parents.
1. Let the kids eat as...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 1:25 PM
'Tis the season of ghouls, goblins and graveyards, so you might be interested in knowing there's nothing in Connecticut law that forbids you burying someone in your own backyard.
That's not to say just anyone can go digging a grave under their kitchen...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:31 AM
The Miracle League of Connecticut is hosting it's second annual "Trick or Treat Celebration", in a safe environment, for kids with special needs and their siblings. This Halloween event takes place Saturday, October 26th at 3pm on the rubberized...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Two years ago, I wrote this piece about supporting kids with food allergies on Halloween, a time when food and candy are thrown at them from every direction during classroom parties and trick or treating. It is filled with good suggestions from Dr....
| Apr 21, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Members of the middle dude’s lacrosse team received their new uniforms today. While the parents spent much of the first half of the game discussing whether they were politically correct, the kids loved them.
Many school districts and even...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 5:32 AM
We love Halloween. My husband and I always dork-out and dress-up with the kids and they think it is truly hysterical.
We are ready. The costumes are purchased and hanging crisply in the closet, all set for our fun night.
But now, I'm franken' out....
| Oct 28, 2012
| 6:50 PM
So, the pumpkins are inside...along with the swings, sandbox toys and sports equipment.
The batteries, lanterns, flash lights and battery-operated radio are gathered on the kitchen counter...a fairly easy kit to assemble since the nightmare of Irene is...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:06 AM
Well, we still have no power...and we found out last night that our Halloween parades - at school and in town - are cancelled because of the downed trees and power lines in our area....a result of Hurricane Sandy. Town officials are trying to keep the...