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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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • VDOT to finish bridge project

    Lanes over the bridge leading to Gwynn’s Island will once again be reduced to one lane next month, but officials say it should be the last time for a long while. According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, painting work and gear...
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    An out-of-control Porsche barreled through bushes into a parking lot, striking one man and trapping another beneath a wheel. And although it was 2:14 a.m., more than 10 people watched the deadly tragedy unfold. One bystander recalled praying beside...
  • Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 25 in Upperco

    Traffic: All lanes closed on MD 25 in Upperco
    All lanes are closed on MD 25 in Upperco due to a utility problem at Benson Mill Road at 8:07 a.m. on Tuesday, according to the state Department of Transportation. An incident on Interstate 895 South in Lansdowne past the Baltimore Beltway has closed the...
  • PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp

    PennDOT stops short of stop light at MacArthur ramp
    Q: MacArthur Road at the Route 22 interchange is looking great. After all the money spent for this much-needed improvement to benefit vehicular as well as pedestrian traffic, I'm rather disappointed that the 'yield' sign remains at the end of the ramp...