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Southbound traffic was backed up on Route 8 near exit 13 in Shelton this morning. No surprise, that’s usually the case every weekday morning. But what was different was the cause: a bobcat was struck and killed and laying on the side of the road. Naturally brought traffic to crawl as drivers looked at the Read More
When I was up in Vermont a few days this week, I discovered the “Chris Shays of the North.” He’s actually Peter Welch, a Democratic congressman from Vermont, but to me he looks similar to Chris Shays, the former Republican congressman from Connecticut. Above is a video of Peter Welch, left is Chris Shays. What Read More
Gov. M. Jodi Rell today unveiled the first two-car set of M-8 rail cars for use on the New Haven Line at Union Station in New Haven. The first ones will be added to the New Haven Line in 2010. Each car has 105 seats. Reporter Rob Varnon shot this video this morning. The guy with Read More
Judicial Marshals Michelle Muniz, Eli Almodovar and Michael Anders handed out Christmas presents to students of Sherry Rothman’s class at Park City Magnet School on Chopsey Hill Road on Wednesday. The marshals also did a food drive during Thanksgiving to the Thomas Merton House.
From the oops file … WASHINGTON — A Washington Post recipe for Brown Sugar Shortbread gave an incorrect baking time of 50 to 55 minutes. Bake for about 40 minutes or until the shortbread is golden brown; start checking at 35 minutes.
While I’m not a big fan of e-mail holiday cards, I have to say this one from Fairfield University is kinda cool. Check it out here.
Metro North service has been restored into and out of Grand Central after an earlier power problem.
Something’s odd happening in the newsroom now. There are very few phones ringing and best of all, no outside e-mail has been received since early afternoon!!! No messages blinking on the phone from people wanting a call back. Why? Most of the people in America have already left work and started their Thanksgiving holiday. Since we publish Read More
A few weeks I posted this item about Moonwalker Alan Bean. I’m posting it again because he’s coming to Seymour on Saturday from 4 to 6 p.m. How often do you get to meet someone who walked on the moon? Not often. Especially since of the 12 men who walked on the moon, only nine are Read More