| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Whether you are for or against the National Shooting Sports Foundation's lawsuit to overturn Connecticut's new gun control law, you will probably approve the grounds on which the challenge is based. I am not hoping, or expecting, this lawsuit to...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:00 AM
When Ruth Waldman's husband was placed in a nursing home a few years after he developed Alzheimer's disease, she would visit him and they'd hold hands and talk.
"I took him home for Christmas Eve and we had a wonderful time — he was as normal as...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:10 AM
A conflict over an open Board of Education seat allegedly led the chairwoman of the Norwalk Democratic Town Committee to lay a beatdown on two 80-something members of her own party in the parking lot of City Hall. Regina Krummel e-mailed chairwoman Amanda...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Using logic, Joseph Sincavage of Stratford decided to display a Nazi flag outside his own home to protest unspecified policies of President Obama. The swastika flutters next to U.S., Vatican and Marine Corps flags at the Sincavage residence and replaces a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:41 AM
“Art in the Yard,” an outdoor show and sale of creations by more than 20 local artists, artisans and craftspeople, will be at 273 Canal St. (at the intersection of Burritt & Canal Streets) in the Plantsville section of Southington on Sunday,...
| Jun 15, 2013
Sylvia Orcutt of Kensington was so happy when Bosch replaced a defective dishwasher last year that she almost forgot about the troubled original.
The sparkle in her eyes disappeared, however, when she received a notification in February from a...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Copies of "Sniper 2: Ghost Warrior," "Black Ops 3" and similarly violent video games won't be piled into a garbage bin at the old Southington Drive-In on Saturday after all.
Organizers of the drive to get residents to trash their violent video games...
| Jan 11, 2013
It's my party and I'll cry if I want to. -- Mike Wambolt, Enfield
You like me, you really like me! -- Beverly Weatherby, New Britain
These colors don't run, just my Inst-Tan does. -- Dale Stout, Colorado Springs, Colo.
| Jan 2, 2013
| 6:26 AM
Ronald Tabellione of Meriden is the artist of the month at The Gallery at the Orchards, 34 Hobart St. in Southington. His work will be up until Thursday, Jan. 31.
His show is called “Simple Pleasures.” This digital photo is called “...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 7:35 AM
1217 Queen St., Southington, (860) 410-1147, elpulpoandtapasbar.com
It's not what you expect to find sandwiched between an out-of-business pizza shop and a tire place. We tend to look for fine Spanish cuisine and elegant tapas in funky...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 3:41 PM
The December shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown was a national tragedy in which we all share. After such horrid events, it is natural to want do something, anything, to assert a sense of control over the uncontrollable. Unfortunately,...