| Nov 26, 2010
| 3:23 PM
The Windsor Locks police officer currently awaiting trial in the death of a 15-year-old boy is receiving his annual salary while on paid administrative leave and town officials are reviewing their options, including whether to fire him.
| Dec 1, 2010
| 6:57 PM
The officer who drove the car that struck and killed a teenage bicyclist, allegedly after a night of drinking, was rejected by five police departments before getting his job in Windsor Locks, where his father is a high-ranking officer.
Once in Windsor...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 7:45 PM
WINDSOR LOCKS — Police Officer Michael Koistinen was fired Wednesday night by the town's police commission.
Koistinen is facing a number of criminal charges, including first-degree manslaughter, in connection with the crash that killed 15-year-...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 12:33 PM
1) Elle Nails & Spa
With years of business under their belts and a thriving business in Berlin, Elle Nails and Spa owners Han and June Oh opened a branch in Middletown two years ago. Now with 12 employees at each location, Elle offers manicures,...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:46 AM
106 pounds: Tim Orrell, Farmington, Sr.
113: Brian Amato, Newington, Jr.
120: Tyler Keane, Glastonbury, Sr.
126: Geovanni Medina, New Britain, Jr.
132: Miguel Calixto, Windham, Jr.
138: Daniel Hecker, Glastonbury, Jr.
145: Sam Odell, South Windsor,...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 2:17 PM
“We’re the only bowling alley open 24 hours,” says Cindy Ziegler, Bowl-O-Rama’s bookkeeper for the past 25 years, in trying to explain why this local institution keeps on winning again and again. “I think a...
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:24 PM
The family of the teenager killed last October when he was struck by a car driven by off-duty Windsor Locks police officer Michael Koistinen has settled lawsuits against Koistinen and the bar where he was drinking moments before the crash for $420,000....
| Oct 17, 2011
| 1:15 PM
On Saturday, Oct. 22, Downtown Hartford hosts the annual Hooker Day Parade, a celebration of the founder of Connecticut's capital. But this ain't your standard, run-of-the-mill march. Thomas Hooker, the procession's namesake, was a huge fan of parades...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 8:29 PM
Lawmakers on Wednesday easily approved a $626 million package of incentives designed to create jobs, revive the economy and undo the state's image as hostile to business.
The votes in the House of Representatives and the Senate were nearly unanimous....
| Nov 1, 2011
| 6:30 AM
Spice the mouse was spinning happily on his exercise wheel, untroubled by the move that the Meyer family was making to escape the cold and dark.
But unlike most families, Melissa and Carl Meyer, their three kids aged 7, 5 and 3, two mice, two cats and...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 7:35 AM
Attention freezing cold Hartford residents! The Advocate will be driving around the greater Hartford area today, giving out free coffee, hot chocolate and tea to anyone without power who needs a warm drink! We'll be in Vernon in the morning and will be...