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  • Andrew Roraback

      Party: Republican Birth date: March 29, 1960. Birthplace: Torrington Current residence: Goshen Education: Yale College; University of Virginia, J.D. Elected office: State House, 1995-2000; State Senate, 2001-present Website: www.rorabackforcongress....
  • 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...
  • Simsbury, Tolland, South Windsor Leaders Testify At Two Storm Panel Against CL&P Storm Performance

    Tell us the bad news early. Frustrated town officials from Simsbury, Tolland, Somers, and Roxbury delivered that message when they testified in front of Gov. Dannel Malloy's Two Storm commission Tuesday as huge mounds of brush remained piled along the...
  • How to use whole wheat flour

    How to use whole wheat flour
    Q: How can I transform my old recipes to include whole grains? Do things taste as good when substituting with whole wheat flour? What about that "White Whole Wheat Flour" made by King Arthur, is that a whole grain? —Joanne Thompson Pease,...
  • What about boiled frosting?

    What about boiled frosting?
    Q: When I worked at Williams-Sonoma I first heard of a boiled frosting for cake. The manager made lots of jokes about it and with royal wedding cake on our minds, I am wondering about the origin, the history, the modern uses of a boiled frosting. My first...
  • Saving the potatoes

    Saving the potatoes
    Q: I live alone and want to have potatoes on hand, but now I just buy them when I need them, and usually two potatoes at a time. If I buy a bag, say five or ten pounds, can I store them in the fridge and then take them out say a week before I am going...
  • Zapping up a souffle

    Zapping up a souffle
    Q: I asked my brother, an executive chef at a golf club, the following question and he never (gave) me an answer either way: Is it possible to microwave a souffle? —Joanne Thompson Pease, Torrington, Conn. A: Conceivably you could, but why?...
  • Reactions to Connecticut's New Marijuana Decriminalization Laws

    The state's new pot law will decriminalize the possession of small amounts of weed. Previously the possession of any amount of marijuana was a misdemeanor punishable by up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine. Now possession of less than half an ounce of...
  • Steve Martin To Mix Banjo And Comedy In Torrington Show

    Steve Martin To Mix Banjo And Comedy In Torrington Show
    Steve Martin — comedian-actor-playwright-novelist — shows off another side of his multi-hyphenated self in Connecticut tonight.. The man who was once a "wild and crazy guy" gets down to some serious banjo pickin' when he and the Steep...
  • Man Stole Antique Cars for Client for Four Years

    Man Stole Antique Cars for Client for Four Years
    A classic car repairman has been charged with grand larceny for stealing three 1930’s cars, selling them, and keeping the money, said Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice Thursday. Joseph Simeona, 71, of Torrington, Conn., owned a Glen...
  • Latest Tally: Malloy Leads Foley In Conn. By 5,644 Votes

    Latest Tally: Malloy Leads Foley In Conn. By 5,644 Votes
    Unofficial results posted on Connecticut's secretary of the state's website show Democrat Dan Malloy edging out Republican Tom Foley in the governor's race by 5,644 votes. The results were posted Friday shortly after police delivered paper copies of...