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  • 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....
  • Chrysler 200 Convertible

    Chrysler 200  Convertible
    The 2007 redesign of the Chrysler Sebring produced mixed results, and the car was far from compelling. If you drove one, it was probably a rental. But Chrysler overhauled the Sebring for 2011, renaming it the Chrysler 200. Wherever you look, the...
  • Volvo XC60

    By Jim MacPherson With its abundance of safety features, it can be easy to lose sight of the actual car when evaluating the Volvo XC60. Among those safety measures available include active cruise control with “Queue Assist,” which stops...
  • Local Auto Dealership Information

    De Cormier Nissan George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass.  He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High.  He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade.  They were married just after World War II...
  • How Could CL&P Not Know What We Were In For?

    The first priority is to get the electricity back on and to make sure all citizens, particularly elderly residents living alone, are safe. But it's also time to ask what Connecticut Light & Power was doing in the days and hours before the storm when a...
  • Car Show for a Cause

    A great turnout at the Valley Collector Car Club's annual benefit show in July raised $9,000 dollars that the club will donate to 17 local charities. The Simsbury-based club had an estimated 2,500 spectators at its Annual Charity Benefit Car Show on July...
  • Valentine's Day Gifts, Soccer Wear, Free Museum Admission

    Valentine's Day Gifts, Soccer Wear, Free Museum Admission
    Just 12 shopping days until Valentine's Day. Don't wait until the last minute and get stuck paying full price for your gifts. Check out the great sales going on at area stores now. After 26 years in business, Life of Riley Irish Imports, 881 Boston...
  • Connecticut Leaves Businesses Vulnerable

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry made a splash by arriving in Connecticut on the wings of an advertising blitz declaring the Lone Star State "Open for Business." Perry wants Connecticut businesses to move to Texas. There's nothing new in governors alighting in other...
  • Visiting Bartlett's Tower In Bloomfield

    Visiting Bartlett's Tower In Bloomfield
    An old, broken iron gate leans against a stone pillar and a barely discernable carriage road snakes up through the woods along the spine of a traprock ridge. Near the top of the ridge, a fieldstone and brick chimney rises into the deep blue winter sky,...
  • Bringing The Charter Oak And East Coast Greenways Out To Bolton Notch

    Bringing The Charter Oak And East Coast Greenways Out To Bolton Notch
    OK, I'll admit it. A few years ago, I was losing hope that the gaps along the Charter Oak Trail and Hop River Trail would ever be filled. But then, in fall 2011, a section of the Charter Oak Trail, a multiuse path through East Hartford and Manchester,...
  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...