| Jul 16, 2013
| 10:05 AM
Plainville has apparently been invaded by belligerent turtles. Resident Dan Spisak told the Bristol Press he witnessed two 40-pound snapping turtles chasing ducks at a town park. He says he picked them up by the tails, stashed them in a cooler and...
| Jul 31, 2013
Straight up jumping on an ordinary trampoline has the potential to become humdrum fast. But fill 13,000 square feet with more than 50 trampolines, launching decks of varying heights, basketball hoops, foam pits and dodgeball courts, and the jumping...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 7:37 PM
PLAINVILLE — The first of 13 oft-flooded homes on the Pequabuck River that the town is buying to demolish will probably become town property in a month, the town council learned Monday.
The purchase comes nearly 2 years after severe floods from...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:18 PM
Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people.
June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
| Feb 8, 2013
What's in your wallet? -- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.
I hope you enjoyed the dinner and the movie. Now, let's get started. -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford
Now -- what can you do for me? -- Warren Westbrook, South Windsor...
| Aug 16, 2013
Can you believe Arsenio's back on the air? -- Johnnie Martinelli, Quincy, Mass.
No one's going to tamper with our water supply while I'm on the job! -- Ed Bonilla, Meriden
I'm staying well-hydrated, just in case. -- Lewis Shilane,...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 1:43 PM
You can buy a T-shirt in London that says "Mind The Gap," the popular message of caution to London Underground riders. In Connecticut we need to produce a T-shirt that says "Close the Gap," a message of hope to Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway bicycle...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 2:57 PM
The Farmington Canal Heritage Greenway is the most important recreational asset developed in the state in the past two decades. Or so I thought, despite never having been on the trail south of Farmington. Saturday, I got to bike the southern corridor....
| Jul 5, 2013
| 7:31 AM
Bartender Buddha was at The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition last week. The mixology event was held at Farmington Gardens and featured 37 bartenders from area bars and restaurants. Summer cocktails seemed to be on everyone's...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Eight-sided buildings were an architectural trend in the mid 19th century, spurred on by proto-psychologist Orson Squire Fowler, who wrote that they improved health by allowing for a greater influx of natural lighting. One of his followers was a Danbury...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 5:40 PM
This summer has been a particularly deadly one for teens on Connecticut roads, with three dying in car crashes.
Brothers Robert Swain, 18, of East Hartford, and La'Andrew Evans-Swain, 16, of Manchester died after a BMW driven by another teen crashed...