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  • Mother of the Year

    Mother of the Year
    "It's a little overwhelming, I don't look at anything I've done as anything extraordinary."  I had the opportunity to chat with the first ever and very humble, March of Dimes Mother of the Year.  The organization will honor Erin Morris of Plainville ...
  • Best Buffalo Wings

    Best Buffalo Wings
    1) J. Timothy's Taverne 143 New Britain Ave. Plainville (860) 747-6813 jtimothys.com 2) Sliders Sports Bar and Grill   3) Bidwell Tavern  
  • Best Movie Theater

    Best Movie Theater
    1) AMC Loews Plainville 20 220 New Britain Ave. Plainville (860) 793-6661 amctheatres.com 2) Spotlight Theaters   3) Bow-Tie Cinemas (Criterion Cinemas at Blue Back Square)  
  • World Renown Carousel Figurine Restoration in Plainville

    World Renown Carousel Figurine Restoration in Plainville
    The 1100’s was the start to what we now call The Carousel. What we now use as a mechanical horseback ride was once only a game called garosello or carosella; which means little war. It became a mechanical ride in the 1700s but wasn’t popular...
  • Upcoming Automotive Calendar of Events

    June 4-6th Annual E.J.K. Car Show 181 Randolph Rd., Middletown 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Rain date June 5 860-870-8590 or ejkscholarship@sbcglobal.net June 4 -Meriden Center Car Show 845 Paddock Ave., Meriden 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Hosted by Saturday Nite Cruizers. June...
  • Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad

    Vehicle Purchased From Soldier Abroad
    Far from home while deployed in the army in Afghanistan, Wesley McCracken was nevertheless able to prepare for his return home while still abroad.In need of transportation, he browsed the Internet looking for a car.  He found a 2006 Pontiac GTO at Parsons...
  • Buick LaCrosse

    Buick LaCrosse
    By Jim MacPherson A quick glance at the Buick LaCrosse will reveal none of the significant changes that have taken place for 2012. The styling remains the same; it’s what’s under the hood that’s new. The more traditional drivetrain...
  • Democrats Back Michalik in 31st District

    BRISTOL — After David Roche's sudden departure from the 31st District state Senate race, Democrats are now backing Robert Michalik. Michalik, a former aide to U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, was unopposed at a convention Wednesday evening of Democratic...
  • Amateur Baseball: West Hartford Beats Rocky Hill

    Max Vogel Freedman threw a three-hitter and had four strikeouts as West Hartford defeated the previously unbeaten team of Rocky Hill, Cromwell and Portland 4-2 in an American Legion Zone 7 game at Cromwell High School. Danny Nunes and Alex White both had...
  • New England Brewing's Fuzzy Baby Ducks: The Next Heady Topper?

    New England Brewing's Fuzzy Baby Ducks: The Next Heady Topper?
    Beer enthusiasts everywhere know the legend of The Alchemist's Heady Topper - a Vermont-brewed double IPA in such overwhelming demand that it forced the shutdown of the brewery's retail operation in November and led to a citation for a Burlington woman...
  • 2013-14 Area High School Scholar-Athletes

    The Courant considers 75 high schools to be in its primary circulation area. The athletic department at each of those schools was asked to list the top male and female scholar athletes based on grade point average and athletic achievement for the entire...