| May 27, 2014
| 4:11 AM
"Can I borrow the car?"
I remember asking like it was yesterday. How my parents ever got through the anxiety of handing over the keys, I'll never know. I'll admit, I'm terrified of the day my girls are old enough to drive. My dad taught me. He...
| May 20, 2014
| 4:17 AM
"Are we there yet?"
The question every parent dreads, but hears a million times in the car before usually ever coming close to their destination. With Memorial Day weekend upon us, I figure I'd ask if there's any ideas for parents to make traveling...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I'm not going to lie, I love the sun.
Everyday the weather permits, my daughters and I are outside playing. BUT, we are a fair-skinned bunch, so before we head out, I slather them in sunscreen. They moan and groan about it, but too bad, "no sunscreen,...
| May 26, 2011
| 6:06 PM
Drink up the New England charm and coastal majesty of the Connecticut Wine Trail. The flavor of the wines are as diverse as the villages in which they're produced.
There are 24 vineyards on the...
| May 12, 2011
| 9:52 AM
With gas prices sky high, we can't forget the gorgeous destinations available to us, right here in Connecticut. Gilette Castle in East Haddam begins it's season this coming weekend and the grounds have never looked so beautiful. "The view of the...
| May 23, 2012
| 8:02 AM
Despite the law and warnings that seat belts save lives, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says people still aren’t wearing them, making high-travel holiday weekends especially dangerous.
According to NHTSA, if all passengers age 5...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 2:29 PM
For the second time in four months, Wilmette authorities are looking for answers after someone broke into Baker Demonstration School and stole 26 laptop computers and vandalized classrooms, officials said.
According to Wilmette police reports, someone...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 10:45 AM
You're Ted Melfi, a first-time filmmaker, and you've written a movie about a cantankerous old guy who comes to realize the meaning of his life through the help of a lonely 12-year-old neighbor kid. It's called "St. Vincent," and you think Bill Murray...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 6:25 PM
In the not-so-distant past, Kim and Daniel Held struggled with their weight.
Fast food was a regular part of the Alburtis couple's diet and exercise was absent. When they began to have a family three years ago, the couple started to change their lives...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
On Sunday morning in Fountain Valley, Sydney Haik will perform her song "Dreaming With My Eyes Open" for the first time. Hopefully, it will be life-affirming.
The 9-year-old singer will perform the song along with the national anthem at the American...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 10:14 PM
Jerry Wagner's life was guided by two forces. One was his concern for his community, which he exhibited through service in the General Assembly, town politics and the judiciary; when he died last month, he was the Hartford district's oldest active judge....