| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:42 PM
The Daily List
•WFAN's Mike Francesa set up on the patio outside the clubhouse, got comfortable with a Diet Coke and did his thing for a handful of hours. Francesa, the outspoken talk show radio host, has made it a yearly tradition to broadcast his...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 4:40 PM
WETHERSFIELD — The town council appropriated $317,000 on Monday to repave the dilapidated parking lot at Highcrest Elementary School this summer, even as one member objected to the funding method.
A storm drain recently collapsed in the lot,...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 7:02 PM
CROMWELL — Bob Toski was quick with the quip and then displayed his great golf swing, hitting a drive long and straight.
The shot was astounding, because he had shut his eyes to demonstrate the power of the mind to visualize the golf swing, and...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 1:03 PM
WETHERSFIELD -- The town is settling a nearly decade-old lawsuit that alleged Motorola sold it a defective emergency services radio system.
Under the agreement, the town will receive a $42,500 credit toward maintenance costs.
The settlement comes...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 4:32 PM
Three new assistant principals will start work in district schools next month, a result of recent hires filing job vacated by the former assistants taking jobs out of the district, school board chairman Gary Brochu said Monday.
BERLIN – Three new...
| May 2, 2014
Garden Club Events
The Enfield Garden Club is holding its spring Plant Sale Saturday, May 3, at the Enfield Senior Center 299 Elm St., from 8 a.m. until noon. The sale features perennials grown by the members of the club. Annuals from a local nursery...
| May 3, 2014
| 11:37 AM
BLOOMFIELD — Mike Wolf, once owner of the biggest bicycle retail chain in Connecticut, started fixing bikes as a teen in Bloomfield in the 1950s.
Bloomfield Bike Shop was really a repair shop at first, with reconditioned bikes for sale and only a...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Q: "When I figured out the cause of the big increase in my electric bill in December, I quickly chose another provider at a fixed rate. This provider assured me that their rate would take effect with my next billing. But when I received January's bill...
| May 18, 2014
| 4:10 AM
WETHERSFIELD — Comics gets top billing at Scott Wool and George Fietziewicz's business, Omni Comics and Cards, but Wool laughs when he's asked how much of the sales are comic books these days.
"Negligible. Two percent or so," he says, laughing...
| May 19, 2014
| 2:06 AM
Army Spec. Cindy Beaudoin didn't have to go to war.
The UConn freshman had scoliosis, a spinal condition that could have exempted her on Nov. 17, 1990, the day the 142nd Medical Company was called up to active duty.
Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi dictator,...
| May 24, 2014
WETHERSFIELD — Thousands of people lost their lives during the American Revolution — not all of them on the battlefield.
Silas Deane fell victim to "vicious" character assassination, says Milton C. Van Vlack, author of the 2013 book,...