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  • Parking Bans

    TOWNS AND CITIES WITH PARKING BANS : Berlin Bloomfield Branford Bridgeport Enfield East Lyme Farmington Hamden Killingly Meriden New Haven Newington North Haven Plymouth Rocky Hill South Windsor Stonington Thomaston Vernon...
  • Inspections Find More Than 25% Of School Buses In Connecticut Unfit To Use

    When a state inspector spotted a full-size school bus on the road with no brake lights, he ordered the Specialty Transportation Inc. vehicle back to the company's yard for a full examination. Inside the gates, bus drivers were eager to see him. "While...
  • Pick-up Truck Runs On Trash

    No gas, no problem. Dave Nichols's idea is powered by junk science, the junk being actual trash. "You can use wood, cups, cardboard, clothing, I even threw in a pair of boots in it in the past, it ran like a top!" said Nichols from the Killingly auto...
  • Closeup On Old Furnace State Park

    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: The name refers to an old iron smelter which once stood on the site, which is in the Danielson section of Killingly. In colonial times, the furnace was built to reduce local ore into iron for agricultural equipment and machinery....
  • Who Was Sam Gould?

    Who Was Sam Gould?
    We cannot say precisely who kept the log, but "Sam Gould" is written on one of the first pages, and a Samuel Gould of Killingly appears to have had family links to the slave trade. If Gould was the author, he might have held the position of supercargo...
  • New London Towards Africa

    New London Towards Africa
    The island greeted me with its stillness, the tropical air so hot and thick it felt like a weight on my body. I waded ashore in water as warm as a bath, and looked up. Behind the trees where the shoreline ends, I could see patches of a stone wall,...
  • Chapter Four: The Lash And The Loom

    Chapter Four: The Lash And The Loom
    Past the heavy glass doors of the world's most famous jewelry store, two glimmering rings sit waiting to be selected for the proper marriage. One is a diamond-inlaid platinum band selling for $11,700, the other a matching engagement ring priced at $37,...
  • Official Guilty In Sex Assaults

    Richard Straub, accused of using his power as a senior probation officer to force young men to have sex with him, will spend his retirement years in prison after reaching an eleventh-hour plea bargain Thursday in Putnam Superior Court. As jury...
  • Ex-Official Focus Of Inquiry Assaults Alleged In Probation Office

    A former probation officer who spent 23 years working in the state court system has been accused of sexually assaulting some of the teenagers and young men he supervised, court records show. Richard R. Straub, 60, of 137 Soap St., in the Dayville section...
  • Ex-Probation Officer Pleads Not Guilty

    A former state probation officer pleaded not guilty Friday to a long list of charges that he used his position to sexually assault young men under his supervision. Richard Straub, 61, of Killingly, entered his pleas in Putnam Superior Court before...
  • Polished Image May Have Hidden Sexual Predator

    Sharply dressed in a suit and flashy tie, Richard Straub often stopped for breakfast at George's Galley restaurant a block from the probation officewhere he worked. Outgoing and accommodating, Dick Straub easily made friends and blended comfortably...