| Oct 12, 2011
| 6:45 AM
-The mother of Matthew M. Donohue called Middletown police to say her son threatened to beat up her husband. Police told the Middletown Patch website they reached Donohue, 38, on his cell phone as he was driving and told him he'd be arrested if he...
| May 13, 2011
| 9:14 AM
If you’ve ever voted in one of our Best of Fairfield County polls you know how winning businesses are chosen in our annual contest. Unless you work here, you probably don’t know where the process goes after that. Well, I’ll tell you....
| May 18, 2011
| 7:30 AM
The renegade rock-crushing operation at Mark IV Construction Company in the ramshackle East End neighborhood of Bridgeport leaves cars and houses coated in dust.
When the wind blows it whips dirt from huge uncovered mounds of dirt. And according to...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 12:06 PM
1) Trumbull Kitchen
For theater-goers, deciding on the best spot to grab a bite before the curtain goes up often comes down to location, location, location. At Trumbull Kitchen, explains manager David Mascolo, “We’re 300 yards from Hartford...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:21 PM
1) Rein's New York-Style Deli
You can find 39 different sandwiches on Rein’s menu. That’s right, 39 different freakin’ types of great deli-style sandwiches, from tongue (they recommend trying a little Swiss cheese or chopped liver...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 5:27 AM
After failing to procure beer from a liquor store, a Chicago man approached a woman nearby and used a toy gun to try to rob her of $2 before he was tackled by a bystander, authorities said.
Wayne Dearmond, 29, was arrested Saturday morning after the...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 7:25 PM
LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE — Near the midway point of Flintridge Prep's Prep League boys' volleyball match against Chadwick, Rebels Coach Sean Beattie made an observation.
He conveyed the thought to his team after Flintridge Prep suffered a 25-13, 25-17,...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 2:42 AM
A fire at a residential mental health facility in south suburban Robbins early this morning forced the evacuation of about 400 residents to a village community center, officials said.
A mattress fire, probably caused by smoking, broke out about 1 a.m. on...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 1:58 PM
You're cold, tired and light deprived as you weather the aftermath of October Storm — powerless as you watch your food defrost and reach for yet another sweatshirt.
When it comes to eating you have two choices: another peanut butter and jelly...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 7:54 AM
We'll be adding to this list as the unshowered days accumulate. Head over, cozy up, and relax for awhile. Before you go home and freeze.
(Of course, there are MANY other restaurants open. These are just the ones we've been able to confirm.)
| Jun 1, 2011
| 8:35 AM
Breastfeeding, the original way to nourish an infant, has come under some scrutiny as of late. More and more women are asked to “cover up” when breastfeeding in public places, and some mothers, like Shelton’s Danielle Elwood, are putting...