| Jul 8, 2014
| 6:07 AM
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.
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:56 AM
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...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 7:25 AM
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.
| Feb 7, 2012
| 8:54 AM
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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 6:42 AM
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...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 6:59 AM
By Jim Gorzelany
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,...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 7:28 PM
When Jamie Edwards was looking for a place to take his grooming business, he thought he had found the perfect spot at Stakely's Barbershop on busy Crenshaw Boulevard in South Los Angeles.
The shop was in the middle of a thriving commercial corridor,...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 5:34 AM
The state Department of Transportation has reported a disabled vehicle on the northbound Baltimore Washington Parkway in the Baltimore Highlands at Daisy Avenue at 8:29 a.m. on Friday. No additional information was given.
The Maryland Transit...
| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The work to build a highway within an existing highway is only beginning, but already Interstate 75 looks like a major construction zone.
Four express lanes -- two in each direction – are under construction in the highway's median from I-595 to...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 2:03 PM
You know those fluorescent signs positioned in the roadway that warn of pedestrian crossings? The ones that read in bold lettering, "STOP"?
Take a moment, Chicago drivers, to let this sink in: You're plowing into them. Routinely. That doesn't bode...
| Nov 26, 2014
| 1:00 PM
A higher, longer, wider bridge over Hopeville Pond on Bitgood Road opened for business Nov 26, with the Griswold Senior Center bus serving as the first vehicle to drive over the new
$1.3 million span. The bridge, the second to be replaced along...