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  • Ed Page On Facebook: Is the $5 billion cut to SNAP a good idea to rein in spending, or a cruel stroke as families struggle in a rocky economy?

    The following is an abridged version of a conversation at http://www.facebook.com/edpagecourant. Jeff Clark: A cruel measure ... cut subsidies to Monsanto, corporate America, Wall Street, EXXON Mobil, etc. Edward J Boughton Jr: Maybe if we were...
  • Incendio, accidente múltiple en East Hartford

    Un edificio fue evacuado el miércoles por la mañana debido a un incendio, dijeron funcionarios de la policía y los bomberos. El incendio en el 30 Nutmeg de Woodcliff Estates fue reportado sobre las 8:40am. Hubo un reporte de humo saliendo por el techo....
  • Battered And Decimated, Pratt's Machinists Suddenly Hold Bargaining Power

    Battered And Decimated, Pratt's Machinists Suddenly Hold Bargaining Power
    It has been a sad bedrock of Connecticut's modern industrial history: As factory unions lose members, their political heft and bargaining power withers. At Pratt & Whitney, the prime example, the ranks of Machinists union members in the jet engine...
  • Kevin Hunt: New Verizon Plan, But Charges Skyrocket. (That Was Not His Plan)

    Kevin Hunt: New Verizon Plan, But Charges Skyrocket. (That Was Not His Plan)
    Francis Ahking of East Hartford only wanted to change his plan, not terminate his contract, when he visited Verizon Wireless store in South Windsor in early July. Share Everything, with unlimited talk, text and shareable data, now best suited his family...
  • Kevin Hunt: Woman, 80, Gets Heated Over Raymour & Flanigan's 'Foam' Mattress

    Kevin Hunt: Woman, 80, Gets Heated Over Raymour & Flanigan's 'Foam' Mattress
    Some people like a memory foam mattress. Some people, like Mary Weech of East Hartford, don't. "It generates too much heat," she says. "As it gets colder, [the mattress] gets hotter." When Weech, 80, went mattress shopping in August at Raymour &...
  • Niño de East Hartford muere atropellado por SUV mientras jugaba en entrada

    Un niño de 2 años de edad murió el sábado por la tarde después de ser atropellado por un auto mientras jugaba con sus amigos. La policía se negó a divulgar los detalles del incidente del domingo aparte de afirmar que el conductor del auto estaba...
  • Changed Industry On Display As Auto Show Opens

    Changed Industry On Display As Auto Show Opens
    This weekend marks the first time since 2010 that the Connecticut International Auto Show isn't marred by bizarre weather — the freak snowstorm in 2011 and Storm Sandy last year. More important, total sales of cars and light trucks is back to pre-...
  • As Government Delays, Backup Tragedies Continue

    A tragic event over the weekend underscored the importance of seeing what's behind you when backing up. A 2-year-old boy was killed Saturday afternoon in East Hartford after being struck by a car while playing with friends. The child was hit by an SUV...
  • Mexican Crafts At Margaritas

    Mexican Crafts At Margaritas
    Margaritas Mexican Restaurant in East Hartford is hosting a one-day exhibit of work by Mexican folk artists Epifanio Fuentes and Laurencia Santiago on Thursday, Oct. 24. The stop in East Hartford is one of several lin New England at Margaritas...
  • Manchester Road Race: Less than an hour to go

     Just came back to Carter Chevrolet from my annual stroll to the start line of the Manchester Road Race and saw a bunch of the regular crazies that usually populate the ranks of 15,000 runners that make up the race.   There was Safety Man, and the...
  • Lime Yellow is the New Red

    Fire trucks are supposed to be red. Even firefighters think so. In 2004, a fire chief from California said, “Fire engines have always been red from the time we’ve been little kids.” Saying “fire engine red” seems...