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  • Charter Oak Greenway Extension Lives Up To Potential

     Charter Oak Greenway Extension Lives Up To Potential
    While walking the most recent extension of the Charter Oak Greenway in Manchester, I didn't really see the clear Birch Mountain Brook as it tumbled through a ravine filled with hemlocks. I didn't look at the couple enjoying lunch on a picnic table near...
  • Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track

    Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track
    Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators. But this year's bill —...
  • Porsche 911 Carrera S

    By Paula MacPherson There’s a lot to like about the redesigned Porsche 911 Carrera S. Perhaps the most important factor is this: It still looks like a Porsche, which is to say that the lines and proportions are as beautiful today as they were 50...
  • Porsche 911 Carrera S

    Porsche 911 Carrera S
    By Jim MacPherson  In a sad twist of fate, one of the first of the 2012 Porsche 911s arrived for review just a few days after the death of Ferdinand Alexander Porsche, the designer who conceived the original 911. He was 76. Porsche has updated the 911...
  • 2013 Lexus GS 350

    2013 Lexus GS 350
     By Jim MacPherson By nearly any measure, Lexus has been phenomenally successful. The brand is synonymous with luxury, comfort and dependability. It’s not, however, thought of being overly sporty, or ranking high on the fun-to-drive scale. The now-...
  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • Fiat 500c

    Fiat 500c
    By Jim MacPherson Take a quick look at the new 2012 Fiat 500.Look familiar?   While the new 500 is larger, more powerful, and more comfortable then the Fiat Cinquecento of fifty years ago, it still adheres to the look and spirit of the Cinquecento,...
  • A Bakery's Journey From Darkness To Light

    A Bakery's Journey From Darkness To Light
    It was lunchtime at Nardi Breads Inc., but no one was thinking about eating in the dark, cold cavernous commercial bakery — not on the seventh day without power, the seventh day of wondering how the 103-year old business would survive. Owner...
  • Chevrolet Malibu

    Chevrolet Malibu
    By Jim MacPherson It only takes a short drive in the completely redesigned 2013 Chevrolet Malibu to realize that this car is aimed at families. The styling is bold, yet pleasingly handsome, the suspension swallows bumps effortlessly and the cabin is...
  • Bringing The Charter Oak And East Coast Greenways Out To Bolton Notch

    Bringing The Charter Oak And East Coast Greenways Out To Bolton Notch
    OK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled. But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
  • Gun Violence Requires Focus On Young

    Seven years ago, I disagreed with a New Britain minister — who once was my pastor — when he started a petition to bring metal detectors to the high school. His well-intended response was to allegations that a student at the school was found...