| Jan 9, 2012
| 3:53 PM
Allied Building Products Corp. leased 86,036 square feet at 780 North Colony Road, Wallingford, from Slomkowski Family Realty LLC. CBRE New England represented the tenant and Sentry Commercial Real Estate Services, the landlord.
WFH LLC acquired 725...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 7:55 AM
A politically sexy ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new pro-environment fueling station in Bloomfield, Conn., took place on Dec. 9. Three weeks later, on New Year's Eve, a scary 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Youngstown, Ohio.
The link between those events...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 9:01 AM
Spend ten minutes with Barry Albert of Windsor Locks, Conn. and you'll quickly notice two things he has in abundance -- model cars and a dry wit.
"I think [what] a lot of it is, is that I can't afford to buy the real cars so I can have every car that I...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 11:20 AM
-The former Windsor Locks police officer about to go on trial for allegedly killing a 15-year-old bicyclist while driving drunk wants his old job back and $50,000 in back pay. The town's police commission voted to fire Michael Koistinen (whose police...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 12:25 PM
This story contains a correction.
What the hell is going on with Connecticut cops? The past 18 months have seen an eruption of scandals, arrests, resignations, retirements and investigations triggered by all sorts of allegations of police wrongdoing....
| May 18, 2011
| 5:09 PM
Fighting pirates off the Horn of Africa, saving lives after natural disasters and stopping terrorists from entering American ports are all missions expected of the U.S. Coast Guard, President Barack Obama told graduating cadets Wednesday.
And in a nod to...
| 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...
| 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...