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  • 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...
  • Swift Justice: Personal injury, condo bylaws and identity theft

    Dear Jackie, I could not get a lawyer to take my case when trying to go against the city of Lauderhill, Fla. I am 80 years old and the city had just built curbing at a four-way stop in my neighborhood (the curb was 10 inches high and 40 feet long). I...
  • My First Ride On The Busway Into Future

    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...
  • At Doogie's, A Farewell To The Big Dog

    At Doogie's, A Farewell To The Big Dog
    It’s been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” and recognized by “Every Day with Rachael Ray” magazine. But now the two-foot hot dog that put Doogie’s on the map is no longer. The legendary hot dog is a...
  • Charges filed in 1978 Laguna Beach homicide

     
    Charges were filed Wednesday against a convicted murderer in the 1978 fatal stabbing of a prominent Laguna Beach architect. Walter Dalie, 52, is accused of stabbing Brent Stapleton Tobey to death in Tobey's Laguna Beach home in the 1300 block......
  • The apéritif hour: Dan Young's feta-shized popcorn

     
    When New Yorker Daniel Young fell in love with a Brit, the former New York Daily News restaurant critic and author ended up moving to London. And re-inventing his career with the social eating site Young & Foodish--"Eat great food.......
  • Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call

    Voters To Head To The Polls, With Governor's Race Too Close To Call
    Connecticut voters will decide the state's next governor, choose a new U.S. senator, and determine whether Republicans gain any of the state's five congressional seats, now all held by Democrats. The governor's race is expected to be the closest in...
  • Archive: Rally Protests Use Of Flag In Area Artist's Painting

    More than 150 area veterans attended a rally Thursday morning to denounce the recent display of a local artwork made in part from an American flag. The work by West Hartford artist Ilona Levitz was on exhibit in the Promenade Gallery at The Bushnell in...
  • 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...
  • Vote No For Newington

    A no vote to the proposal to build a new town hall and community center on Mill Pond Park in Newington says I wish to protect my park, my town, my future. A no vote says I will hold my elected officials accountable to me, the citizen, the voter, the...
  • Don't Wreck Mill Pond Park

    My three girls are so upset that they might build a new town hall and community center on Mill Pond Park in Newington. We walk that field to see the bunnies, catch a glimpse of the woodchuck, muskrat, turtles, frogs and dragonflies. We use park and...