| Dec 20, 2011
| 10:45 AM
Editor's Note: This appeared in the Opinion Section of today's Hartford Courant. Is this stretch part of your everyday commute? Have you gotten into an accident or have a suggestion to cut back on the danger to drivers? Let us know in the comment...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A pair of osprey circled a nesting platform that held what resembled a pile of sticks as I walked along a trail of mud and crushed oyster shells. Off in the distance, traffic droned past along busy I-91.
A path snaked its way through a meadow and along...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 9:04 AM
A traffic stop in Shelby County turned into a SWAT incident, after police said the suspect fled from the scene Tuesday morning.
The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office said an officer initiated a traffic stop on I-74 eastbound, near Middletown,...
| Feb 8, 2012
| 7:09 AM
By Jim MacPherson
Redesigning a vehicle that has long been a market leader is fraught with danger. Even the best automakers have been known to come up with a replacement that falls short of the performance and appeal of the previous model.
| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Not only are there many mid-size family sedans to choose from, most of them are quite good. Count the 2012 Nissan Altima as among the best.
The Altima sedan comes with either a 2.5-liter four-cylinder engine, good for 175 horsepower, or a 3.5-liter V-6,...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 2:39 PM
A seventh victim of the Indiana State Fair tragedy has died from injuries sustained in the stage collapse.
The Marion County Coroner's Office says Meagan Toothman, 24, died shortly before midnight on Sunday. However, Indiana State Police released a...
| Sep 2, 2011
Whenever I am out in the woods, I always think I'm going to become one of those victims of fate or Murphy's Law.
There is a tree leaning over the trail up ahead, so when I walk under it, the tree will fall on my head. Or the rickety, old trail bridge...
| Sep 14, 2011
| 12:41 PM
By Nate Owen
Dave Calabrese launched his automotive career as a technician for Goodyear in 1977, but he began buying and selling cars before he was old enough to drive.
“I bought my first car when I was 13,” Calabrese, the owner of...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 8:57 AM
By Jim MacPherson
There are two versions of the Nissan Murano: The crossover utility vehicle and a convertible, the Murano CrossCabriolet. One is rational, the other whimsical. Rationality rules for this review.
In 2012, Nissan has made few changes...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:21 PM
De Cormier Nissan
George F. De Cormier was born on February 7, 1918 in Longmeadow, Mass. He attended Springfield schools, and graduated from Commerce High. He met his wife, Wilhelmina while in second grade. They were married just after World War II...
| May 28, 2011
By PETER MARTEKA,firstname.lastname@example.org
With Memorial Day – the unofficial start of summer - finally upon us after an Ice Age-like winter and a soggy, cloudy spring, Long Island Sound may be the hot destination this weekend. But with water...