| 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...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 3:44 AM
Joe D'Eramo met his wife ten years ago when he was 37 years old. He was a bachelor, no kids...she was a single mom with a 9 and an 11 year old. "Everything really clicked," he says. They were married in 2004 and had a baby in 2006: "We were already...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 7:41 AM
During the holiday season, an organization called Angel Tree is dedicated to delivering presents to the 1.7 million children nationwide are unable to experience the typical family holiday due to incarcerated family members and to help them...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 11:48 AM
Hundreds of families find themselves without food throughout the winter. South Windsor High School students are taking steps to help those in need during the holiday season.
Associate Principal Tiffany Violette says that by participating in the...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:34 PM
For the second time this season, Starbucks offers a "BOGO" deal. Stop in Dec. 13 to Dec. 16 between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., buy one holiday beverage and get a second one of equal or lesser value free. The deal is valid at participating stores during that...
| Dec 1, 2012
| 5:34 PM
In addition to snow days, homework-free evenings, Sour Patch Kids, maple syrup and bacon, my little dude loves Christmas. I know, loving Christmas is not unique for a kid. But he takes the holiday to a different level, having consistently written...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 5:37 PM
Something’s up, I tell you.
Maybe it’s the looming End of the World (which happens to fall on my middle dude’s 13th birthday -- how unlucky.)
Or, more likely, maybe it’s pushback from this year’s ridiculous (and...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 6:59 AM
Some Lyme moms have come together to make a generous teacher's idea come to life....a gesture that will help families devastated by Hurricane Sandy enjoy the holidays.
Lyme Consolidated teacher, Kim Strachan, along with her family, lost all of her...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 2:49 PM
Because I live in suburbia and it’s 2012, I enjoy a trip to Target probably more than I should.
While walking through the doors of some other retailers makes me itch, Target is all nice and clean. I’m often the weirdo you see pushing and...
| Nov 23, 2012
| 2:16 PM
It’s bad enough that we’d already endured weeks of Christmas commercials before Thanksgiving Day, but this year’s ridiculous idea of having stores open on Thursday really bugged me. I heard a few shoppers on the news today saying that...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 10:42 AM
*"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" at the Bushnell Theatre
Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss? This musical will be playing in Hartford November 20th through the 25th.
*"Polar Express 4D" at Mystic Aquarium
This sounds fabulous! Santa will be on...