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  • Toyota Camry

    Toyota Camry
    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. But this...
  • No Good Solution For Dangerous Ramp

    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...
  • Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve

    Finding A Stunning View Of The Connecticut River From The Top Of Hubbard Brook Preserve
    The original plan was to walk along the banks of the Connecticut River on the abandoned Valley Railroad in Middletown and search for bald eagles. I had visions of an eagle perched high on a dead tree or picking at a fish along the icy river, but all I...
  • Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail

    Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail
    Sigh. That's pretty much my reaction each time I pass portions of the abandoned Air Line Railroad as it twists and turns from the rusting iron swing bridge across the Connecticut River through Portland and into the Cobalt section of East Hampton....
  • Three dead after murder-suicide in Henry County

    Three dead after murder-suicide in Henry County
    Investigators in Henry County say a man went to his ex-wife’s home in Middletown, shot her and another man before killing himself. Henry County officers received a 911 call around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday about a disturbance at 6462 North County Road...
  • Visiting The Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut Railroad In Middletown

    Visiting The Meriden, Waterbury & Connecticut Railroad In Middletown
    Maybe it's the sight of grass and trees growing up through the gravel and railroad ties. Or the rotting trestle that spans a small river and fills the air with a light scent of creosote. It could be the echoes of water dripping in an abandoned tunnel....
  • Health Center Bonus Veiled In Secrecy

    "We collected the document at the end of our discussion so there were no copies floating around," reads a May 26, 2010, email from Mark Bonney, head of the board of directors of Community Health Center, to executive director Mark Masselli. Sometimes I...
  • Helping Poor Brings Health CEO Big Payday

    There's money in poverty. Learning to work the system of government payments can mean lavish salaries under the guise of helping the poorest among us. Just ask Middletown-based Community Health Center Inc. CEO Mark Masselli, though he probably won't speak...
  • Former Donovan Aide, Mentioned In Feds' Probe, Lands $106,478 Job With Nappier

    Last year, Laura Jordan, the $150,000-a-year legal counsel to then-Speaker Christopher Donovan in the House Democrats' office at the Capitol, found herself in the middle of a federal grand jury investigation. That circumstance made it a challenge for...
  • Weird Pronunciations

     
    Among the responses to my recent column about unusual place pronunciations in the Lehigh Valley were a couple I couldn't fit into my followup column. So I promised to use them here. Let's begin with this story, which relates to......
  • Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel seeks reduced murder sentence

     
    Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel wants a reduced sentence in the beating death of Martha Moxley, when they were both 15. She was beaten to death with a golf club; he was convicted more than 25 years after the killing....