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  • Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business

    Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business
    GLASTONBURY — The same fevered imagination brought the world a blue gingham inflatable ice-holding tray for outdoor picnics, obnoxious magnetic bumper stickers and an oversized ceramic mug shaped like a toilet. "Our toilet mug, I think, it defines...
  • A Grisly Night At New Britain's Donna Lee Bakery

    A Grisly Night At New Britain's Donna Lee Bakery
    NEW BRITAIN — Even after all the mass killings that have calloused the state and nation in the past 40 years, the name of a New Britain bakery remains infamous. Before the night of Oct. 19, 1974, the Donna Lee Bakery was a neighborhood place to...
  • On Campus, Don't Dress Like G.I. Joe

    On Campus, Don't Dress Like G.I. Joe
    This could have ended badly. On Monday, a 21-year-old student at Central Connecticut State University came back from a weekend excursion still wearing his Halloween costume. Unfortunately, it turned out, he dressed as a character from the G.I. Joe...
  • Getting Rid Of Old Prescription Drugs

    Last month it was Newington. Last summer, Vernon and New Haven. The year before, Simsbury. They've started offering residents a safe way to get rid of old prescription drugs. Drug disposal has taken on urgency in recent years, as the detrimental...
  • CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription

    CVS Refuses To Sell Insulin For Cat Without Prescription
    Last Christmas Eve, Dan Quartin of Newington brought his 11-year-old cat to the veterinarian. "They determined that the cat, Rusty, had diabetes," Quartin said. "The doctor printed out on a computer what I needed to get at a pharmacy — the insulin...
  • Kevin Hunt: Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation

    Kevin Hunt: Lottery Scam Targeting Seniors Now Includes Violent Threats, Intimidation
    Scammers have Marvin Goldfarb's number, and address, and probably know the color of his house. Two years ago, Goldfarb provided The Bottom Line a stack of scam mail, delivered to his Newington home by the United States Postal Service. Goldfarb, 78, a...
  • Memorable Music And Characters At Jazz Concerts In Connecticut

    There have been countless memorable jazz concerts over the decades in Greater Hartford, and probably all fans have a list of favs still gloriously playing in their imaginations — from the Duke Ellington Orchestra's performance some 75 years ago at...
  • Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years

    Jazz In Connecticut -- The Early Years
    With fabled clubs in the North End rocking with the sound of jazz, classic big bands and big-name instrumentalists and singers routinely blowing-off the roof at Foot Guard Hall on High Street, or shaking the foundations of the State Theater on Village...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • Veterans' Housing Complex Shows Way Forward

    Stories that surround homelessness are often difficult to hear, especially when they come from men and women who have served in our military. Despite our best intentions and clear national goals, meeting the needs of our most vulnerable veterans remains a...
  • Bring On The Nice, With A Big Side Of Civil

    Be nice. I know that's not a very profound sentiment, but it's the lesson I drew from the past week. I sense a nation and state hungry for niceness. Consider the story of how top officials in the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie...