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  • A Hot Rod Life

    By Andrea Wojcik More than 60 years in the automotive service industry makes Don Gallant a walking history of the street rod scene on the Berlin Turnpike. Gallant's enthusiasm and ingenuity have played a key role in shaping Connecticut’s hot rod...
  • 'Tis the Season to Travel

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features As the song says, "Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother's house we go." Holiday road trips are an annual ritual for many families, but experts caution motorists to make sure their cars are ready for the...
  • Parents Spending Less on Teen Drivers

    Here’s yet another byproduct of a struggling economy. Sixty percent of U.S. parents with driving-age children say they’re allocating less of the family budget for their kids’ cars and related expenses, according to a survey conducted...
  • Police reports: Thief chased, forehead bitten, spray painter nabbed

    Police reports: Thief chased, forehead bitten, spray painter nabbed
    The following items were taken from Oak Park and River Forest police reports: A 39-year-old Evanston man was arrested and charged with theft after fleeing police May 2. A global positioning system device, stolen from a car parked in a garage on the...
  • Can taxing plug-in cars help repair the Highway Trust Fund?

    Can taxing plug-in cars help repair the Highway Trust Fund?
    A tax on virtue or a matter of fairness? The question ripples through states trying to prop up their ever-shrinking highway funds while eyeing the "free ride" enjoyed by green vehicle owners. The fast-growing cohort of people who drive zero- and low-...
  • City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide

    City officials still unclear on responsibility for railroad landslide
    One week after the collapse of a large retaining wall between CSX Transportation railroad tracks and East 26th Street in Charles Village, city officials said they still had not determined who was responsible for the wall or who will pay the cost to repair...
  • Why buy when you can borrow instead?

    How would you like to download the latest hit single by Justin Timberlake to play on your iPhone for free, or a read a best-seller by David Baldacci on your Kindle for free, or browse the latest digital issue of The Economist or Marie Claire on your...
  • Slayings of 3 fishermen raise new worry about militants in China

    Slayings of 3 fishermen raise new worry about militants in China
    The three men’s bodies were found bloodied on the banks of a lake where they had been fishing on a Sunday last month, one of them slashed in the neck so deeply he was almost decapitated. The April 27 triple slaying of three Chinese men in an...
  • When credit card charges keep slipping in

    Consumers have a responsibility to watch out for funky charges on their credit card statements. So Carol Kearns has no one to blame but herself for allowing an unwanted roadside-assistance service to keep billing her for nine years. But that doesn't let...
  • Letter: Hills residents deserve gates

    My husband and I have owned a home in the Burbank Hills development since 2005. I attended the City Planning hearing on in April and have read letters from those who are opposed to gates in our community. While there are many opinions on the matter,...
  • Seminole sales tax all about quality of life

    Seminole sales tax all about quality of life
    Seminole County schools Superintendent Walt Griffin and the mayors of Seminole's seven cities have every right to lob a big "I told you so" at the County Commission. But they are much too diplomatic. So I'll say what they won't: They told you so,...