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  • Crime & Punishment: Hartford Police Officer in Trouble For Comparing Black Men To Gorillas

    Crime & Punishment: Hartford Police Officer in Trouble For Comparing Black Men To Gorillas
    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...
  • Close Bike Trail's Two Gaps In Connecticut

    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...
  • Plainville Nears Purchase Of 1st Of 13 Houses In Flood Plain

    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...
  • Connecticut Plane Crashes Since 2008

    Connecticut Plane Crashes Since 2008
    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-...
  • Recent Tragedies Reflect Summer Dangers For Teen Drivers

    Recent Tragedies Reflect Summer Dangers For Teen Drivers
    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...
  • Feb. 3, 2013

    Feb. 3, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS 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...
  • Let's Close The Gaps In The Canal Trail

    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....
  • Aug. 18, 2013

    Aug. 18, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS 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,...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Portable Credit Card Readers Make It Easier For Small Business To Sell Their Wares

    Portable Credit Card Readers Make It Easier For Small Business To Sell Their Wares
    It’s the weekend. You’re at an outdoor fair, yukking it up with pals, eating bad food and eyeballing that handmade shawl made out of alpaca-fertilized lawn clippings (the alpacas are local). But it’s $89, and you don’t have that...
  • Post-Modern Panic Host a CD Release Party at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern

    Post-Modern Panic Host a CD Release Party at Hartford's Arch Street Tavern
    Post-Modern Panic CD Release Party w/ Farewood, Wess Meets West, June 21, 10 p.m., $7-$10, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610, archstreettavern.com   Bands fronted by singers who haven't been doing it long have a certain...