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  • 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...
  • Home Insurance Bill Protects Against Dropped Coverage After Loss From Catastrophe

    A bill awaiting Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's signature would make it illegal for home insurers to decline or cancel coverage — or refuse to renew a policy — based solely on losses from a tropical storm or other catastrophe. Malloy supports the...
  • 2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State

    2013 Guide To Farmers' Markets Across The State
    Memorial Day marked the unofficial state of summer and the prime growing season for the state of Connecticut. Farmers' markets are beginning to open around the state, which brings an injection of locally grown and produced products into the Connecticut...
  • Fiore's Brings Tuscany To Plainville

    Fiore's IV Italian Restaurant 17 Whiting St., Plainville 860-747-1700 and http://www.fioresplainville.com Fiore's IV calls itself "a taste of Italy in downtown Plainville," and that's right on the money. A Groupon deal made us want to visit, and...
  • Crime & Punishment: Trumbull's Hatred of Michael Bolton Costs the Town $75,000

    Crime & Punishment: Trumbull's Hatred of Michael Bolton Costs the Town $75,000
    The Town of Trumbull has learned that no one likes Michael Bolton, and the lesson is going to cost them. The town signed the soft-rock singer (best known to anyone under 30 as a punchline in the movie Office Space) to perform at its annual town-...
  • Where to Get Pumpkin Ales Around Hartford

    Where to Get Pumpkin Ales Around Hartford
    It's officially autumn. And with it comes falling leaves, hayrides, Halloween, Thanksgiving and the most important of all, more seasonal beers. Pumpkin ale is one of these seasonal beers that is not only enjoyed today but was also highly appreciated in...
  • Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her

    Boukus Running For Ninth Term in 22nd District; Saunders Seeks To Oust Her
    After a visit to the Connecticut Tool and Manufacturing plant, state Rep. Betty Boukus declared that the state government's drive to retain businesses and train young people for 21st-century manufacturing jobs is paying off. "These are hard times, and we...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Weight-Loss Center

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Weight-Loss Center
    1) Big Sky 58 Commerce Court Newington (860) 667-3200 526 Hopmeadow St. Simsbury (860) 651-3701 1185 West Main St. New Britain bigskyfitness.com   Voters Said: Your goals are their goals.   2) Weight Watchers 26 Fenn Road...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Art Supply Store

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Art Supply Store
    1) Jerry's Artarama 1109 New Britain Ave. West Hartford (860) 232-0073 jerrysartsupplies.com   Voters Said: I love the selection and the friendliness of the staff.   2) Dick Blick Art Materials 341 Cooke St. Plainville (860) 747-5551...