| Oct 18, 2013
Q: The check engine light came on in my 2009 Ford Explorer with 51,000 miles and the local dealer diagnosed it as a cam position sensor problem. The engine would randomly begin to sound like a diesel and begin to miss and shudder then almost stall out....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 3:08 PM
Cox Communications and Comcast, the area's major cable providers, each offer monthly Internet broadband service for $9.95 a month with no additional fees and no price increases guaranteed.
Huh? Not many people know about this uber-deal, and few even...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 10:04 AM
Oktoberfest kicked off in Munich Sept. 21, but you can celebrate the renowned German beer festival without leaving the state. Here's a roundup of events, special food items and beers to mark the occasion.
Carbone's Kitchen, 6 Wintonbury Mall,...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 12:10 PM
The twists and turns involved with some public employees' pensions are seldom illustrated better than by the case of Marilyn Cruz-Aponte — a longtime Democratic activist in New Britain who retired years ago from that city's work force and now serves...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 5:42 AM
One of the most famous names in pizza will soon be on a new facade in Connecticut. Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana expands again to include a location in West Hartford, with a planned mid-September grand opening.
The West Hartford pizzeria is at 1148 New...
| Sep 8, 2013
Normally, The Weak tries to avoid anything that has to do with state or local budgets because they generally involve leaps of logic, magical thinking, and computations in which the numbers add up to whatever the people doing the figuring want them to....
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Consumers have a voice, especially in the we're-in-this-together world of The Bottom Line. So after a recent column about cash vs. credit gasoline pricing in the state (read it at cour.at/12vmB9X), we're turning this one over to you:
"Your Aug. 25...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Police are investigating a probate court-appointed lawyer who allegedly tried to cover up his improper handling of a disabled man's finances by filing false accounting statements — as the man's assets dwindled by tens of thousands of dollars over...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 3:29 PM
I've seen the future — I hope. I've been on the busway.
At the invitation of some folks from the state Department of Transportation, I took a ride (in a sturdy SUV) along much of the Hartford — New Britain busway route. If you are new to the...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:23 AM
The challenge: To eat as many J. Timothy’s buffalo “dirt wings” as possible in six 6 minutes’ time. The goal: To raise more than $10,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation.
The second annual "Wings for Wishes”" event at the...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 4:52 AM
The legislature was on a major task force kick during the 2013 session.
The Courant's Daniela Altimari reported last week that it created no less than 70 task forces.
What, you are probably wondering, do task forces do?
Well, they …