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  • Gun Board Member Charts Own Path

    Gun Board Member Charts Own Path
    In March of 2007, a 61-year-old West Hartford man sought to renew the pistol permit he had held for 25 years. But he balked when state police asked him to produce a birth certificate or passport as proof of citizenship — an enhanced requirement...
  • Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office

    Crime & Punishment: Commissioner of Torrington's Board of Public Safety Accused of Making Threats Against His Office
    A British man was convicted of defrauding an aging musician/author in a scheme to sell key chains supposedly containing dirt from Yankee Stadium. Mark Hayward, president of the Mark I Group, a Westport marketing company, approached Bob Runk of Fairfield...
  • Crime & Punishment: A 72-Year Old Marijuana-Growing Grandpa

    Crime & Punishment: A 72-Year Old Marijuana-Growing Grandpa
    Donato Anthony Minicozzi, a 49-year-old flooring salesman from New Jersey, embarked on a campaign of harassment against a New Canaan woman he dated more than 20 years ago and her husband, police told the Stamford Advocate. The couple says someone made...
  • Torrington's Warner Theatre Hosts a Downton Abbey-Themed Party For the Premiere of Season 3

    Torrington's Warner Theatre Hosts a Downton Abbey-Themed Party For the Premiere of Season 3
    And there was much rejoicing by British-TV obsessives: Connecticut's own CPTV celebrates its 50th year of existence with a gala of Edwardian proportions at Torrington's Warner Theatre on Saturday, starting at 5:30 p.m. For $60 a head, participants...
  • Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!

    Our Picks: The Last Holiday Roundup!
    You have to take Grammy and Pop-Pop somewhere. Or maybe you're still a gift or two short. Here are a few Christmas-esque ways to get you out of the house. Holiday Exhibit and Sale, Blue Back Square, 59 Memorial Road, West Hartford, Through Dec. 23....
  • CT.com Interview: Joey Batts

    CT.com Interview: Joey Batts
    Joey Batts Hip-Hop Night Dec. 7, Up or On the Rocks, 50 Union Place, Hartford, (860) 247-6257, uporontherocks.com.   Connecticut needs anti-heroes. Joey Batts (aka Joseph Battaglia), a 30-year-old rapper originally from Long Island, N.Y., who bleeds...
  • Crime & Punishment: Out of Control Bridgeport Man Attacks Police Officer With an Urn

    Crime & Punishment: Out of Control Bridgeport Man Attacks Police Officer With an Urn
    For the last six years, Republican state legislators have put together an alternative budget to the one presented and usually enacted by Democrats, who have strong majorities in both houses of the legislature. This year, however, the GOP declined to offer...
  • A New Crop of Local, Creative, Small Businesses Appear in Connecticut

    A New Crop of Local, Creative, Small Businesses Appear in Connecticut
    It took entrepreneur Chris Farrell 10 years to go from a scribble on the back of a placemat to a product prototype with industry certification. And the Orange-based businessman's brainchild wouldn't have become a commercial reality without manufacturers...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Moving Company

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Moving Company
    1) Daley Moving and Storage 634 Migeon Ave. Torrington (860) 482-8508 daleymoving.com   Voters Said: Always professional and helpful. Makes everyone feel like family!    2) Manchester Moving 615 Parker St. Manchester (860) 646-3333...
  • State Supreme Court To Hear Arguments On Death Penalty's Repeal

    The state Supreme Court is set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether Connecticut's controversial prospective repeal of the death penalty is constitutional. The General Assembly eliminated capital punishment a year ago. But to win passage, lawmakers...
  • Do We Really Need A Connecticut Bear Hunt To Protect Livestock?

    In case you hadn’t heard, a legislative committee recently got behind a bill that would set up a lottery system for people to hunt and kill bears in Connecticut. By some estimates, the population of black bears in Connecticut is something like 500...