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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...
  • Crime & Punishment: "Sandy Hook Truthers" Are Out in Full Force

    Crime & Punishment: "Sandy Hook Truthers" Are Out in Full Force
    While many found themselves in a stunned state of disbelief after the Newtown shootings, a small group has made disbelief their permanent stance on the incident. "Sandy Hook truthers" claim the government staged the event to increase support for gun...
  • Harvard Pilgrim Hires Former ConnectiCare CEO, Health Exchange Board Member Mickey Herbert

    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care announced Monday it has hired former ConnectiCare CEO Michael E. "Mickey" Herbert as a consultant to prepare the company for operations in Connecticut. Herbert, 68, has a career in health insurance that stretches back several...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Pottery Piazza Needs Help Painting 400 Snowflakes For Sandy Hook Elementary

    The Pottery Piazza - A Paint Your Own Pottery Studio in Plainville invited the public to help paint and decorate 400 ceramic snowflakes to donate as part of the CT PTSA's plans to create a Winter Wonderland in the temporary new school for the children...
  • Stolen History: Metal Thieves Swipe Connecticut's Plaques, Pipes, Landmarks and Statues

    Stolen History: Metal Thieves Swipe Connecticut's Plaques, Pipes, Landmarks and Statues
    Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers. The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
  • 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...
  • 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...