| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:19 PM
WINDSOR — When a small tornado tore through OJ Thrall's tobacco fields in Windsor on Monday afternoon, the fragile leaves were within a week of being harvested.
Shade nets were torn away from nearly 20 percent of the crop — about 40 acres'...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 2:10 PM
The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area.
About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
| Jun 28, 2013
Let's face it. Airport travel is unavoidably stressful. By the time you park, lug and check your bags and proceed shoeless through long security lines, you're ready for a drink. And that's even before any dreaded DELAYED or CANCELLED messages flash on the...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:46 PM
Thanks for reading my blog. Many of these questions can be answered more thoroughly if you could validate them live as I was connecting to you.
What do you all think about making this a live interactive web-cast! Please let me know. I want to hear from...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 12:17 PM
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3) Classic Nails
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| Apr 25, 2013
| 11:52 AM
106 pounds: Joey Rossetti, Glastonbury, Fr.
113: Mike Ruffino, Windham, Sr.
120: Brian Amato, Newington, Sr.
126: Matt McAllister, Bacon Academy-Colchester, Sr.
132: Howard Kilpatrick, Bacon Academy, Jr.
138: David Colvin, Westbrook/Old Saybrook, Jr....
| Nov 28, 2012
| 5:25 AM
Eighteen months. That's the amount of time it can take between the moment a leaf of premium Connecticut shade-grown tobacco is picked and the day the farmer who grew it gets paid.
In between, that leaf is handled with delicate care: hung to be cured...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 12:44 PM
Thousands of Business members and the exchange of millions of dollars are expected to be present at this years Barter Expo at the Bradley Hotel on November 15. Over 3,400 business professionals along with their employees, families and friends are expected...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Many towns and cities have turned their backs on the Connecticut River since early in the 20th century, so New England's longest waterway often flows unnoticed through our state.
But if you search it out, you'll find places like the Windsor Locks...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 2:10 PM
Katz's Delicatessen, on Manhattan's East Houston Street, is the most nostalgic of New York's Jewish delis and a destination for food tourists and American Jews searching for their roots. Jared Goldstein of jaredthenyctourguide.com puts Katz's as the...