BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

05/24/16

BEACHCOMBING: Some of the Best Daycations in Connecticut

One daycation destination: The “Little Poland” neighborhood of New Britain, which boasts a large Polish population. If you walk down Broad Street, you will see more than 70 Polish shops, including restaurants, bakeries and butchers.

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Will New Leadership at Connecticut DMV Make For a Smoother Ride?

05/17/16

Will New Leadership at Connecticut DMV Make For a Smoother Ride?

With its computer system upgrade a downer, forcing customers to continually play the waiting game, Connecticut’s DMV is seemingly in freefall. But with a new commissioner comes hope — again.

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Isabella Beecher Hooker: Mother, Medium, Suffragist

05/12/16

Isabella Beecher Hooker: Mother, Medium, Suffragist

She predicted the future, communed with the dead and believed women should have the same rights as men.

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The CONNsumer: Riled By Robocalls? Fight Back!

05/10/16

The CONNsumer: Riled By Robocalls? Fight Back!

Katrina B. has been so shell-shocked by robocalls that she chooses not to share her real name or east-of-the-Connecticut-River town out of fear she’d invite even more. She will, however, share her frustration and outrage.

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BEACHCOMBING: At 90, Still a Running Man

05/03/16

BEACHCOMBING: At 90, Still a Running Man

Still hard at work at the Hamden law firm he started in 1954, Herman Bershstein is determined to bounce back from a stroke and run road races again.

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