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Memorial Day

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  • 100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers

    100 Deadliest Days for Teen Drivers
    "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...
  • Tips for Traveling with the Kids

    Tips for Traveling with the Kids
    "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...
  • Don't Fry Day

    Don't Fry Day
    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,...
  • 'Epic': A Mommy Minute Movie Review!

    'Epic': A Mommy Minute Movie Review!
    Memorial Day Weekend is always the kick-off of Summer Blockbuster season, so, we spent this afternoon at the movies, eating popcorn in front of Epic....a perfectly fine family film. I say "fine" because we haven't really spoken about it since we left...
  • Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers

    Click It or Ticket Campaign Out To Catch Fakers
    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...
  • CT Wine Trail Kicks Off Summer Season This Memorial Day Weekend

    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...
  • Exploring Gillette Castle

    Exploring Gillette Castle
       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...
  • It's Cruisin' Season

    By Nate Owen While early patches of warm weather have made it feel at times like summer is here, we’ve still got more than a month until the seasons change. Regardless, car show season is well underway, and with it comes the return of our weekly...
  • 2-a-days: Muhammad-Rogers, No. 16 Richards plotting return to state final

    2-a-days: Muhammad-Rogers, No. 16 Richards plotting return to state final
    Despite its accomplishments last fall, Richards didn't take home much hardware. The Bulldogs lost the South Suburban Red title to Evergreen Park by virtue of a one-point defeat. They beat Batavia during the regular season, then fell to their Bulldog...
  • Man to stand trial in stabbing death of girlfriend's son

    A 27-year-old man will stand trial on charges that he stabbed to death his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son, a Burbank student, in front of the boy’s younger brother on Memorial Day of last year, a judge ruled at a preliminary hearing Wednesday....
  • Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans

    Columbia DogPark becomes a social scene for canines and their humans
    Renee Rosenblum-Lowden likes to go to the new Columbia DogPark — to people-watch. “It’s fascinating to watch people interact with their dogs,” says the retired teacher and author who lives in Hobbits Glen.  Zeke, a white mutt,...