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  • The Barter Economy Chugs Along While Paying Jobs Remain Hard to Come By

    The Barter Economy Chugs Along While Paying Jobs Remain Hard to Come By
    What would you trade for a copy of the New York Times, Nov. 19, 1863, which includes a report on Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg address? Or maybe you're in the market to exchange theater tickets for some single-malt scotch? Or need some wallpapering done...
  • Gas Smell Evacuates Plaza In Windsor Locks

    Three stores have been evacuated due to a gas smell in the Dexter Plaza, which is located on Main Street, in Windsor Locks. Fire department is on scene.
  • Missing Mark On What The State Knows Best

    Assume for the moment that through some miracle of nature, Hartford really does become a convention-mad colossus; and the Front Street project is loud and boisterous and full of cool shops and classy hookers and fancy gin joints; and expensive condos full...
  • May 25, 2011

    May 25, 2011
    According to the Connecticut disaster Center, Connecticut ranks 42nd in the country for frequency of tornadoes. That's a relief to me. I grew up in Indiana, which seemed to rank first. I know that's not true, but every spring, it was a tornado warning, or...
  • August 17, 2011-WTF?

    August 17, 2011-WTF?
    I have no doubt the investigator's findings are accurate. What it means is that the investigator can't prove there was a coverup. That doesn't meant there wasn't one. Cops are pretty smart. If they wanted to conspire to create a coverup, they'd know how...
  • Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track

    Heavy Lobbying Keeps Red Light Cameras On Track
    Up to now, the Connecticut General Assembly has never approved any of the bills offered in recent years that would enable cities and towns to install cameras at red lights and collect fines by mailing tickets to violators. But this year's bill —...
  • It's All About Jobs: Legislature Passes Bipartisan Incentives Bill

    It's All About Jobs: Legislature Passes Bipartisan Incentives Bill
    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....
  • Bridgeport Legislators Seek Settlement In Education Funding Case

    Bridgeport legislators on Thursday began a campaign to pressure Gov.-elect Dan Malloy to negotiate a settlement in a 5-year-old lawsuit that calls for overhauling the way the state pays for its public schools. At the core of the suit, Connecticut...
  • Younger Koistinen Wants Day In Court

    Younger Koistinen Wants Day In Court
    A former Windsor Locks police officer accused of killing a 15-year-old bicyclist while driving in town last year wants to take his case to trial. Michael Koistinen, 25, rejected a plea offer from the state Friday at Superior Court. In a proceeding that...
  • 1.9 million still without power after storm; death toll hits 20

     
    Storm: Repair crews across the Northeast were making progress on Tuesday in restoring power cut by a winter snow storm, but about 1.9 million people remained without electricity, with Connecticut especially hard hit....
  • Windsor Locks Student Dead — Bicycle Hit By Off-Duty Officer

    A 15-year-old high school student died early Saturday when his bicycle was hit by a car driven by an off-duty Windsor Locks police officer on Spring Street. The bicyclist, Henry Dang, was a sophomore at Windsor Locks High School who played basketball and...