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  • Meet the owner: Middletown Nissan's Dave Calabrese

    Meet the owner: Middletown Nissan's Dave Calabrese
    By Nate Owen Dave Calabrese launched his automotive career as a technician for Goodyear in 1977, but he began buying and selling cars before he was old enough to drive. “I bought my first car when I was 13,” Calabrese, the owner of...
  • Close-up on Westport

    Close-up on Westport
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: After its location in the southwestern corner of Fairfield, one of three towns, along with Weston and Norwalk, from which it was incorporated. HISTORY: Settled in the mid-1600s when three farmers were given permission to settle the...
  • Distance swimmer sees magic in Paris

    Distance swimmer sees magic in Paris
    Diana Nyad is back in the news. In the next few weeks, the swimming legend will attempt a 103-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, a feat she failed to accomplish in 1978, when she was in her late 20s. The 61-year-old athlete won worldwide fame in 1975 when...
  • Stars and style a good fit in celebrity product lines

    Stars and style a good fit in celebrity product lines
    Celebrity clothing brands have become a ubiquitous force in fashion, but this wasn't always the case. A decade ago, attaching a famous name to a mass-market brand was still fairly rare and was seen by some as a last alternative when movie scripts and TV...
  • Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable

    Small Crowds Make B.O.M.B. Fest Enjoyable, Though Not Profitable
    Let’s just say that crowds weren’t a problem this year at B.O.M.B. Fest. Actually, from a certain perspective, that was the problem. About 8,000 people paid to attend (an average of 4,000 per day, with another 500 total comped in) the two-...
  • Teel Time: Final word on U.Va., Virginia Tech basketball

    Near the end of the classic movie Cool Hand Luke, Paul Newman looks to George Kennedy and says, "What we've got here is a failure to communicate." Same goes for me and the Charlottesville Daily Progress' Whitey Reid. Reid and I have had a spirited,...
  • Tinley Park man killed in rollover crash on Dan Ryan

    Tinley Park man killed in rollover crash on Dan Ryan
    A 42-year-old Tinley Park man was killed when his SUV rolled over on the outbound Dan Ryan Expressway, authorities said this morning. Killed was Paul Newman, of the 17100 block of South Oak Park Avenue, according to the Cook County medical examiner's...
  • Paul Newman's Oasis In Ashford; Actor Created A Special Place Where Kids And Families Can Leave Their Problems Behind

    Paul Newman's Oasis In Ashford; Actor Created A Special Place Where Kids And Families Can Leave Their Problems Behind
    WEST SUFFIELD -- As soon as Tim and Cara Beneski heard the news on Sept. 26, 2008, they called their sons to "The Island," their king size bed that is haven for family time. "We told them Paul Newman had passed away," Cara said. "They were hysterical, so...
  • 10 things you might not know about fictional fathers

    10 things you might not know about fictional fathers
    From "King Lear" to "Leave it to Beaver," works of fiction have featured memorable dads. Here's a Father's Day sampler: 1. Chevy Chase plays Clark Griswold in four "Vacation" feature films, but Clark's two kids are played by different actors in each....
  • Groups vie to run Baltimore Grand Prix in 2012

    Groups vie to run Baltimore Grand Prix in 2012
    Several groups are angling to seize control of Baltimore's Grand Prix as city officials seek a new management team in the wake of the financial collapse of the company that organized the inaugural race. At least two teams — each headed by a...
  • 1/11/2012-Ron Martian

    1/11/2012-Ron Martian
    I spent yesterday at the U.S. Courthouse in New Haven. I'd been drafted for jury service before but this was the first time I'd been called for a federal trial. I served the local Superior Court in 2006, but the people involved decided to settle before...