Who cut the cheese? The European Union, according to U. S. Senator Chris Murphy who’s visiting Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme on Tuesday to host the Connecticut Cheese Challenge to highlight protecting  Connecticut dairy farmers and producers from an “absurd European initiative that would... Read more...

0 comments, 03/18/2014, by in CIVICS

Humans are an inventive lot. When faced with a task we go above and beyond to obtain or create tools to complete it. One Bridgeport woman found herself in a situation where a knife and some peas were the only answer. Mercedes Bowman was preparing a meal for her rooming housemate and all seemed ... Read more...

0 comments, 03/17/2014, by in CIVICS

St. Patrick's Day is here! While you are out celebrating your "Irish Heritage" be sure to check off everything on this St. Patrick's Day Cliche To-Do List! Listen to House of Pain - Because nothing is more Irish than two New Yorkers and a Latvian. I present to you "Shamrocks & Shenanigans". No... Read more...

0 comments, 03/14/2014, by in CIVICS, VIDEO

I don't know if this video is real or not but I am all for this kind of enforcement of law.     I don't care how awesome you think your ride is stop parking illegally/taking up more than one spot/driving like a moron on the Merritt. The worst part of this video is the fact tha... Read more...

0 comments, 03/11/2014, by in CIVICS

From the "What Year Is It?" files: heroin and measles are making a comeback in our lovely state. First up measles. Two cases of measles have been reported in Fairfield County. in case you are unaware of what measles is here is a quick primer. It is an respiratory infection that used to wipe out l... Read more...

It's your money, says State Comptroller Kevin Lembo, you have the right to know where it's being spent. Lembo has launched a new financial research portal Open Connecticut that follows the comings and goings of taxpayer dollars through "transparency" categories. There's even a Follow The Money page... Read more...

0 comments, 03/10/2014, by in CIVICS, SPORTS

A youth hockey referee is facing breach-of-peace charges after he allegedly physically escorted a player of the ice. It all went down at Champions Ice Rink in Cromwell during a game of 13 and 14-year-olds. One of the players was given a match penalty and booted from the game. This is where accoun... Read more...