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  • Upscale Towns Courting Affordable Housing

    When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit. It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
  • New England Fair Season In Full Bloom

    Fair-goers have drained away from the grounds of the Haddam Neck Fair, which, tucked in a bucolic section of Haddam, always marks Labor Day weekend. There the carnival rides have been packed up, the last skillet in the Ladies Skillet Throwing contest...
  • Miscellaneous 2013 Summer Festivals in Connecticut

    Miscellaneous 2013 Summer Festivals in Connecticut
    113th Italian Festa Celebration: June 27-30. St. Andrew Club Grounds, 515 Chapel St., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. A parade, Italian music, Italian food and a celebration of Italian-American heritage. Free. 21st Annual Arts and Craft Fair: Aug. 17, 10...
  • Must Keep Moving On Gun Control

    Despite compelling testimony by Newtown parent Neil Heslin at a key Senate hearing in Washington, it now appears unlikely that the proposed federal assault weapons ban will gain congressional approval. That is unfortunate, but it should not derail the...
  • Ditching Car Tax Looks Terrible For Towns

    Of the many ideas in Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget message Wednesday, the one that has most underwhelmed mayors and first selectmen is the proposed property-tax exemption on motor vehicles. Mr. Malloy proposed a tax exemption for the first $20,000 of...
  • Circular Logic: Connecticut Drivers Should Stop Worrying and Embrace Roundabouts

    Circular Logic: Connecticut Drivers Should Stop Worrying and Embrace Roundabouts
    Roundabouts. It's such a cute, innocent name. Yet lots of Connecticut drivers dread them as vicious, confusing, frightening traffic whirlpools that could suck them into mayhem and misdirection. And that's too bad. Replacing regular traffic-light or...
  • Best of Hartford 2013: Best Locally Made Wine

    Best of Hartford 2013: Best Locally Made Wine
    1) Rosedale Farms 25 East Weatogue St. Simsbury (860) 651-3926 rosedale1920.com   2) Jonathan Edwards Winery 74 Chester Main Rd North Stonington (860) 535-0202   3) Hopkins Vineyard 25 Hopkins Rd. Warren (860) 868-7954  
  • Crime & Punishment: Plainville man arrested for punching a dog

    Crime & Punishment:  Plainville man arrested for punching a dog
    -Ansonia Police Officer John Troesser responded to reports that a roaming pit bull bit a man. He says such a dog "came charging toward [him] and was barking aggressively" and, lacking any more calm or creative solutions, shot it. One problem: It was the...
  • Jackson Refused To Release Documents In Florida, Too

    Senate Republicans have been unsuccessful in obtaining the details of the $291 million deal between Jackson Laboratory and the state because Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has refused to reveal the documents - in the same way that documents were not released in...
  • Two Months Before A White Christmas; Storm Hits Connecticut

    Some people dream of a white Christmas. Others think it's cool for Thanksgiving. But before Halloween? An October nor'easter brought heavy, wet snow across the state Saturday, causing widespread traffic problems and knocking down tree limbs and power...
  • Packing For Packed Hotels, Some Without Hot Water

    Spice the mouse was spinning happily on his exercise wheel, untroubled by the move that the Meyer family was making to escape the cold and dark. But unlike most families, Melissa and Carl Meyer, their three kids aged 7, 5 and 3, two mice, two cats and...