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  • With Year Fast Fleeting, A Happy Greeting

    Dear readers, we've come to the end of a year. It's time for my poem, delivered with cheer. I write it with gusto and plot it out happily. I swing for the bleachers, like Papi and Napoli. By bringing you joy, I couldn't be happier If I had the...
  • Council to consider small-lot law

    The City Council on Tuesday will consider a proposed law designed to create more flexible standards for certain housing developments in Costa Mesa. The Small-Lot Subdivision Ordinance would ease requirements on developers of relatively small land...
  • Small-lot ordinance a virtual certainty

    In a move that received mixed reaction, a divided Costa Mesa City Council approved on a first vote an ordinance Tuesday that aims to ease restrictions for certain housing developments. The ordinance is still subject to a second, final vote. The...
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...
  • Drip, Drip, Drip: East Haven's Seemingly Endless Police Scandal

    Drip, Drip, Drip: East Haven's Seemingly Endless Police Scandal
    Before water-boarding was all the rage in "harsh interrogation," there was a more subtle form often referred to as "Chinese Water Torture." That technique called for the subject to be tied up and a slow drip, drip, drip of water directed against his or...
  • A Secret Shoreline Preserve At Stony Creek

    A Secret Shoreline Preserve At Stony Creek
    I once believed the Connecticut shoreline had nothing to offer except for the "bigs" - state parks like Hammonasset, Harkness Memorial and Bluff Point. And then I discovered places like East Haven's Farm River State Park, Guilford's Chittenden Park and...
  • Democratic Activist Wins Pension, East Haven GOP Mayor Still Denied

     Democratic Activist Wins Pension, East Haven GOP Mayor Still Denied
    The twists and turns involved with some public employees' pensions are seldom illustrated better than by the case of Marilyn Cruz-Aponte — a longtime Democratic activist in New Britain who retired years ago from that city's work force and now serves...
  • Crime & Punishment: East Haven Elementary School Playground a Hot Spot For Addicts and Sex Fiends

    Crime & Punishment: East Haven Elementary School Playground a Hot Spot For Addicts and Sex Fiends
    State Rep. Christina Ayala's car and boyfriend have caused her nothing but trouble recently. Now one has made sure the other isn't a problem anymore. Last year, first-time candidate Ayala was charged with a hit-and-run in Bridgeport weeks before...
  • Connecticut Hopes to End Profiling With a New System For Tracking Traffic Violations

    Connecticut Hopes to End Profiling With a New System For Tracking Traffic Violations
    Two East Haven cops are right now on trial for alleged racial profiling and police brutality. The timing probably couldn't be better. Connecticut is this week rolling out a new reporting system designed to keep track of who police are stopping for...
  • Review: Distinct darkness in 'Witches of East End,' 'Originals'

    Ever since "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," tales of the supernatural have provided a bridge between demographics, offering a way to showcase female empowerment while still keeping the guys interested. So it was only a matter of time before Lifetime got in the...
  • Our List of Halloween Events in Greater New Haven

    Our List of Halloween Events in Greater New Haven
    Graveyard Shift Ghost Tours: Thu.-Sat. through Oct. 26, 6, 7, 8 & 9 p.m. The Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Ave., Hartford. (860) 247-0998. marktwainhouse.org. Hear creepy tales and learn about Mark Twain's own interest in the supernatural....