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  • Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online

    Connecticut Food Truck Festival Visitors Vent Frustrations Online
    This past weekend's Connecticut Food Truck Festival was slated as the first of its size – a lineup of 50 trucks serving everything from lattes to lobster rolls. But by the close of the two-day event at the North Haven fairgrounds Sunday, many...
  • We Made It!

    We Made It!
     It was like that scene in “Home Alone” when they’re running through the airport, except we were trying to catch a ferry! I bought the tickets weeks in advance to guarantee a good departure/arrival time for the holiday weekend.  It was...
  • Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas

    Honda Civic HF and Natural Gas
    By Jim MacPherson When asked which cars get the best fuel economy, most people immediately think of gas-electric hybrids. There’s good reason for this, as compact and midsize hybrids produce outstanding EPA fuel economy numbers. Honda has two...
  • 'Tis The Season

    For me, the week after Thanksgiving can only mean one thing: It's time to get the Christmas tree. None of this plastic/fake stuff either. One of the biggest perks of the holiday season is the smell of a live Christmas tree in the living room. But...
  • Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene

    Homes Destroyed, People Missing And 767,000 Without Power After Irene
    At least 25 homes in East Haven were destroyed, one person has died, others are missing and more than half the state is without power after Tropical Storm Irene tore through Connecticut Sunday. East Haven mayor April Capone said that at least 25 homes in...
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee

    By Paula MacPherson When I first struggled to get into the passenger seat of this 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee, I thought that this was just one more SUV that’s  too tall for me. Then Jim remembered to lower the adjustable suspension system, which...
  • About Specs

    By Jim Gorzelany CTW Features Most new-car brochures and web pages feature a list of various numbers and measurements, usually called “specifications,” which can be cryptic at best for all but the most knowledgeable auto enthusiasts. Still,...
  • U.S. car safety regulators face review over safety lapses

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Transportation Department will conduct an internal review of U.S. auto safety regulators in response to a series of safety lapses, including this week's reports of defective air bags, a senior administration official said on...
  • 1st phase of $719 million Tri-State, I-57 interchange opens

    1st phase of $719 million Tri-State, I-57 interchange opens
    The opening of the first phase of the new $719 million interchange connecting the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) and I-57 in the southwest suburbs near Markham took place Saturday. A dedication ceremony featuring Tollway and Illinois Department of...
  • Des Plaines residents complain about traffic near mosque

    A recent Des Plaines City Council debate of a mosque's proposed plan for a an expanded parking lot served as a forum for neighbors to air grievances over traffic issues they say are caused by the institution's Friday afternoon worshippers. The council...
  • Recall Alert: 2015 Chevrolet Corvette

     
    Vehicles Affected: Nearly 900 model-year 2015 Chevrolet Corvette sports cars in two separate actions, one involving about 800 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and Sept. 4, and the other recalling nearly 100 vehicles manufactured between Aug. 20 and...