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  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • Workers at a Walmart Construction Site in Connecticut Say They're Owed Back Wages

    Workers at a Walmart Construction Site in Connecticut Say They're Owed Back Wages
    Walmart's record for labor law violations at its Connecticut construction sites wasn't too pretty before, and it seems to be getting uglier all the time. State labor officials say one of Walmart's subcontractors at a Hartford job now owes its workers...
  • Crackdown On School Bus Idling Welcome

    For reasons that should be obvious, children emerging from school at the end of the day should not be discharged into a fog of diesel exhaust. Thus it's good to see — for the second time this year — the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...
  • Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere

    Newtown Shooting Ratchets Up School Security Concerns Elsewhere
    School administrators in districts throughout Connecticut are reviewing their security systems and fielding calls from parents worried about their children's safety. Friday's killing of 20 young children and six adults by a gunman at the Sandy Hook...
  • Trouble at Walmart: Labor Violations Hit Mega-Retailer's Job Sites and Other Contractors Across State

    Late last month, a worker at a Walmart construction site on Hartford’s Flatbush Avenue fell 23 feet and broke both his legs. The guy’s employer turned out to have none of the workers’ compensation insurance required by Connecticut law,...
  • Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond

    Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond
    It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head. July 3 Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com. Danbury:...
  • Bridal Guide 2013: Banquet Halls, Bridal Shops, Wedding Cakes, Florists and More Around Greater New Haven

    Bridal Guide 2013: Banquet Halls, Bridal Shops, Wedding Cakes, Florists and More Around Greater New Haven
    BANQUET HALLS Ansonia J. Sullivan's 557 Wakelee Ave., (203) 735-6417 Branford Bill Miller's Castle 834 E. Main St., (888) 514-5551 Branford Elk's Lodge 158 S. Montowese St., (203) 488-9311 La Luna 168 N. Main St., (203) 483-9995 The...
  • Gun Rally Planned For Capitol On Saturday

    On Saturday at noon, owners, sellers, and other pro-gun advocates will hold a rally at the state capitol to protest the gun control legislation that's being proposed at both the state and federal level. The Hartford rally is affiliated with a group...
  • Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga

    Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga
    Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
  • Dawn Hochsprung's Devotion To Family, Sandy Hook School Never Wavered

    Dawn Hochsprung's Devotion To Family, Sandy Hook School Never Wavered
    Dawn Hochsprung kept politics out of her professional life. But after the November election, Hochsprung, a registered Democrat, couldn't help sounding off to her Facebook friends in an exuberant post using the pseudonym "Dinna Fash," a term for "don't...
  • Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Hot Dog

    Best of Fairfield County 2013: Best Hot Dog
    1) Super Duper Weenie 306 Black Rock Tpke. Fairfield (203) 334-3647 superduperweenie.com   2) Rawley's 1886 Post Road Fairfield (203) 259-9023   3) Duchess Restaurant 15 Meadow St. Naugatuck (203) 723-9500 2315 Black Rock Tpke....