Monthly Archive for May, 2012

: May, 2012

A follow up on Tim Carter and one reader’s reaction to his plight

As time goes on, one of the things you’ll see as you check into my blog is that I will post reactions from you to my columns.  Over the Memorial Day weekend, I got an email from Alice C. Ferreira of

Professional kudos …and your take on an injustice

As readers of this newspaper know, the Connecticut Post and Hearst  Connecticut Newspapers, of which this paper is a part, received 94 awards last Thursday from the Connecticut Society of Professional

More thoughts on Skecher promises…

By now you know that a $40 million Federal Trade Commission settlement may put some moola in your pocket if you bought Shape-Up, Tone-Up or Resistance Runner shoes because of their deceptive claims

Sketchy promises from Skechers may put money in your pocket

If you’ve got a pair of Skechers’ Shape-ups or other “toning” shoes, such as its Resistance Runner, Toners and Tone-ups,  Ka-ching, ka-ching, you may be entitled to some cold-hard cash thanks to a $40

Bridgeporters under siege in every way

There’s a letter to the editor in today’s Connecticut Post from JD Snyder of Shelton that has to hit everyone of us in the gut — regardless of where you live.  The headline on Snyder’s letter is

Musings in light of GroupOn, Gift Cards & Gift Certificates

Groupon, the online couponer, is rolling out some new disclosure ino on its discount vouchers sold nationwide because of questions raised by Connecticut Attorney General George Jepseon about the