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  • Monticello Dream: Friendly's Founder Building Duplicate Of Jefferson Mansion In Somers

    Monticello Dream: Friendly's Founder Building Duplicate Of Jefferson Mansion In Somers
    Even in the summer heat, 99-year-old S. Prestley Blake drives his green off-road cart to check on his construction project several times a day. Blake, co-founder of the Friendly's Ice Cream empire, is spending an estimated $6 million to build a copy...
  • How to check if your car was recalled but not fixed

    Car owners and buyers will be able to look up whether a vehicle has been recalled and fixed under a new federal program launched late Tuesday. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has developed an online search tool where drivers can...
  • Little things make a big difference in redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback

    Little things make a big difference in redesigned 2015 Subaru Outback
    Enjoying a car you haven’t driven is like enjoying a meal you haven’t eaten: it just leaves you wanting more. I can’t wait to sink my teeth into the 2015 Subaru Outback. At a recent media demo, Subaru showed how it’s taken all...
  • A Better Berth For UConn Campus?

    The unfortunate but seemingly imminent demise of the once-proud Phoenix Cos. should cause a pause in the planned move of UConn's Hartford campus downtown. Perhaps the Courant can redirect Dan Haar back from rural Route 44 to downtown Hartford, prepared...
  • Health, Safety Should Be Factors In Keeping Settlements Secret

    Health, Safety Should Be Factors In Keeping Settlements Secret
    By now we know that ignition defects in Chevrolet Cobalts contributed to the deaths of at least 13 people. The real number may be more than 20 times as high. But we could have found out a lot sooner — soon enough, perhaps, to save many of those...
  • 10 iconic Caribbean sights to see on your next vacation

    Florida’s “backyard,” the Caribbean, is filled with iconic sights. Here are our 10 favorites — in no particular order — you may wish to check out during your next cruise or trip to the islands: ┬ĚDunn’s River Falls,...
  • Caterpillar worldwide dealer sales fall 9 percent

    Caterpillar worldwide dealer sales fall 9 percent
    Construction and mining equipment maker Caterpillar Inc. on Wednesday said worldwide dealer machinery sales fell 9 percent for the three months that ended in July. By segment, sales in resource industry, which is mainly mining, sank by 33 percent from the...
  • Safety violations at China auto factory led to dust blast: report

    Safety violations at China auto factory led to dust blast: report
    HONG KONG - Chinese officials have blamed the chairman of a car parts factory in eastern China and local regulators for safety breaches that led to the most deadly industrial accident in a year, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Monday. The...
  • Automakers post big July sales amid growing consumer confidence

    Automakers posted one of their best months in years in July. The car companies sold more than 1.4 million vehicles last month, a 9.1% gain from the same month a year earlier, according to AutoData Corp. Most of the big automakers posted increases near...
  • Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory

    Bridgeport Firefighters Battle Blaze At Former Remington Arms Factory
    BRIDGEPORT — Firefighters on Tuesday battled a three-alarm fire in the former Remington Arms factory. The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. in the vacant structure near Barnum Avenue and Helen Street. Firefighters also answered a call at the same...
  • GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles

    GM expands website for owners of recalled vehicles
    DETROIT (Reuters) - General Motors Co's website for owners of its vehicles recalled for faulty ignition switches has been expanded to include all 20 models involved, the automaker said. The site launched in April initially informed owners of the 2.59...