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Concerned Parent July 23, 2014 at 11:00 pm
Now you can call me Ray, or you can call me J, or you can call me Johnny, or you can call me Sonny,Read More or you can call me Junie, or you can call me Junior; now you can call me Ray J, or you can call me RJ, or you can call me RJJ, or you can call me RJJ Jr."
D V July 23, 2014 at 11:21 pm
Paul Alexander: Harvard University, the one in Cambridge, Mass., that bastion of?... - I don't evenRead More want to call it 'liberalism' for fear of denigrating liberalism - /that?/ Harvard came up with that study? Oh, boy, that is rich! Please, please prove me wrong and come up with a link to that study! This I've gotta see!
D V July 23, 2014 at 11:56 pm
...and I'll take lobstah and steamahs drippin' with olio any day!
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Igor July 23, 2014 at 08:24 pm
This seems to be the new trend in a lot of stores. Why take your kids to the playground when you canRead More let them play in the store. You go to Ikea and the kids are jumping on the beds, running around the racks. Go grocery shopping and you have little children pushing little cars half filled with food items, racing down the aisle and around the corner, ramming the cart into the back of your legs and then have mom laugh. The parents think it's a hoot. Parents letting their children eat crackers and then leave the empty box on the shelf. Go to Home Depot and the children are climbing to the top of the much bags (it had to be 15 feet off the ground). Guess who's going to get sued if the little kiddies gets hurt? None of the stores want to say anything because they might lose a customer. Or worse someone will call the local news and give a one side rendition of what happened. That being said I really don't know what happened in this casr but it feels good to vent. Thanks for listening.
D V July 23, 2014 at 10:46 pm
Four-year-olds don't get banned; their parents do.
D V July 23, 2014 at 11:01 pm
Four-year-olds don't get banned; their parents do. If Mumsy were just a bit more practically deviousRead More instead of just a common media-wh**e, she would've copped a disability defense and extruded a little 529-plan dough from this little kerfuffle she cooked up.
Victor July 23, 2014 at 09:25 am
Jen - you're totally correct.
Kara Seymour July 23, 2014 at 09:32 am
the article clearly states the list of products recalled, two of which are organic, so no correctionRead More is warranted.
Don W July 23, 2014 at 06:14 pm
According to foodsafteynews.com the problem was with a filthy Wawona packing plant. After the plantRead More was cleaned there was no more Listeria present on any fruit. So why does this this article start with the word Organic?
john piccolo July 20, 2014 at 10:06 pm
Very nice contest. Some excellent entries.. too bad they weren't the ones acknowledged. Need newRead More judges. Fun day at the beach regardless.
Richard Stephen July 21, 2014 at 02:59 pm
It was a great day! Over 50 competitors and hundreds of spectators. There are images of some ofRead More the winners on Milford Arts Council's Facebook page. Of the photos above, only the first four are from last year.
Photo Credit: Jaimie Cura
Carol Prinz July 20, 2014 at 06:32 pm
Rebecca A Joy Buck July 21, 2014 at 07:44 am
Goody Bassett in Stratford by far!!!!
Tmc July 22, 2014 at 08:50 pm
Conrad F. Heede July 19, 2014 at 11:31 pm
So you think she can dance.
Alex Gray July 20, 2014 at 03:04 pm
Kevin, get a grip it's not November nor 2016. At this retie, if Elizabeth Warren decides to run andRead More if she gets nominated, you might loose your sanity. Obviously I am assuming you got it now which could be quite a leap ...
Alex Gray July 23, 2014 at 06:34 am
Justina Pelletier with her parents Linda and Lou. Contributed photo.
Linda Czaplinski July 18, 2014 at 02:06 pm
Bachman's bill misses the mark. The fundamental issue here is government overreach. Time and againRead More we see children ripped from good parents while the ones with real need are overlooked.
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CM July 10, 2014 at 12:08 pm
Sure, if you're the bicyclist you can - and should - do that, I agree. My point was that thisRead More article is about which towns are the safest for bicyclists and so my point was that I'm not sure that just because some towns have task forces, outreach, and engagement actually makes them truly any safer in reality without widening some roads, which are typically pretty narrow in CT, too narrow for cars and bikes to correctly share them.
Lesley July 10, 2014 at 12:23 pm
My apologies. I misunderstood.
CM July 10, 2014 at 12:54 pm
Vince DiMarco July 8, 2014 at 07:34 am
Yes, it should follow that "distracted cycling" is against the law - easy enough to findRead More out. Enforcement of laws is certainly important safety of all users of the road, and is recognized as such, but there are four others that are necessary for a Town to become Bike-Friendly, which is the point of the survey initiative. Linda was on to one of the others - Education. For the rest of the "E"s, go to www.bikeleague.org/content/5-es and follow what is happening nation-wide to make cycling a safe and acceptable activity everywhere. As for this initial survey, the results are clearly not very accurate, and hopefully many more people will care to participate next time.
Interested Party July 8, 2014 at 07:53 am
I didn't see any stats about how many bike accidents there were? In Fairfield, we see tons ofRead More bicycles. Most do not follow the rules of the road...they go the wrong way, they fail to signal, they fail to yield the right of way, at stop signs, and most are adults who certainly should know better. Yesterday I saw a man on a scooter, without a helmet, on So. Benson Rd...ON THE PHONE! I really believe that most of the roads, in Fairfield are unsafe for bicycling. It's not the fault of the roads, but traffic is very heavy in this town, and people do not use caution and common sense. I really believe a bike in this town, is extremely dangerous.
Interested Party July 8, 2014 at 07:55 am
I personally know several adults who have had serious bike accidents, concussions, and dislocationsRead More of arms....
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Christi Orlowski July 1, 2014 at 08:11 am
Will they come for free? We're having a birthday party at our house in Derby, and what a niceRead More surprise this would be?!
wyatt July 1, 2014 at 08:57 am
Hide the Viagra?
MikeHunt July 1, 2014 at 10:15 am
you have to perform the mister softee mating call and they will come... or show up.
A bear on Longlane Road, West Hartford, June 28, 2014. Photo: Brennen Ravenberg.
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Don Omar June 29, 2014 at 12:19 pm
If Malloy hadn't had taken away our guns we'd be able to defend ourselves from bears
brian kelly June 29, 2014 at 02:06 pm
he is so cute! i want one!
Photo Credit: Margo Savko Paquette
Margo Savko Paquette June 28, 2014 at 09:30 pm
Just to clarify: I came across a listing on Craigslist regarding this cat. I posted the link to theRead More listing on CT Lost & Found pets facebook page and Milford Patch facebook page. Along with the link I also posted a "copy & paste" of the listing & photos (so information would still be view-able if/when the Craigslist ad expires or gets deleted). I would have posted to Animal Control, but apparently Milford's does not have a facebook page. I am not the finder of this cat, nor the photographer. Just wanted to share the information in hopes that the owner could be located. Here is the craigslist link and the craigslist contact email: http://newhaven.craigslist.org/pet/4541212102.html Contact: 5t3z4-4541212102@comm.craigslist.org Originally posted to craigslist 2014-06-27 4:06am
Susan Gabryszewski June 28, 2014 at 09:31 pm
Should take it to a vet or animal control to see if its micro chipped.
Monique Root June 29, 2014 at 02:14 pm
I think this might possibly be my daughter's friend's cat, Bella, who went missing back inRead More April....does it say who to contact?
Credit: Eli Christman via flickr.com
Robert Allen June 26, 2014 at 02:28 pm
50k? That's a crock. My wife is disabled and only gets 7k a year.
Jay Volanth June 26, 2014 at 08:06 pm
We already have an incarceration rate on average 10x that of other industrialized nations, and wayRead More too many laws right now. Why would anyone want to add more laws and put more nonviolent people in jail. Our founding fathers are spinning in their graves with the quasi police state we have turned into ... if you don't like the sight of somebody asking for handout, look the other way, getting the judicial system involved is just madness!
Mindy M July 3, 2014 at 10:12 pm
And lets not forget that a lot of panhandlers can be quite aggressive
Justina Pelletier with her parents Linda and Lou. Contributed photo.
Richard Johnson June 18, 2014 at 08:40 pm
Good to see the family win. My prayers out to them.
mjk June 19, 2014 at 10:58 am
Barbara Carrigan July 14, 2014 at 03:33 pm
I am so happy you are final home with your loving family. I cannot believe what happened to you.Read More Take one at a time Justina. I wish you a happy life starting today!
Justina Pelletier with her parents, Lou and Linda (Contributed photo)
Hammer McPhee June 18, 2014 at 07:27 am
Shame on the folks who supported the government kidnapping based on rumor and suggestion that theRead More court knew something nasty about the family - blindly supporting government tyranny. Where is that smoking gun to justify the kidnapping by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts? It never existed.
Bert Marchael June 18, 2014 at 10:49 am
MASS DCF is an outstanding department. They know what is best for a child. Weren't they the onesRead More that lost track of a child for 5 years that died? Need I say more. And wasn't this a CT child? Thank you Malloy for stepping in and helping.
Mark Zampano June 18, 2014 at 11:22 pm
Whatever therapy, either physical or mental, that Justina gets from here on out should be paid forRead More by those who hurt her & her family. They screwed up BIG TIME and the Pelletiers should NOT have to pay one dime for any therapy. I also believe that any & ALL of the expenses they paid as a result of this legal battle should be paid for by those who hurt their family. After what they went through, it's only right!!
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Fairfield Resident June 18, 2014 at 12:10 am
James, Only Metro-North and LIRR Stations in New York State had smoking banned in November 2011. CTRead More has finally caught up for it's stations....yeah! http://www.mta.info/press-release/mta-headquarters/new-smoking-ban-metro-north-lirr-station-platforms-goes-effect-sunday
Wally June 18, 2014 at 07:20 am
Fairfield Resident is a typical high-horse riding jerk. I don't like fat people and find themRead More annoying so I'm hoping they are banned and made illegal next. Because you don't like it, a law must be passed.....makes sense I can't make my own choices.
BoSs RoN MeXiCo June 18, 2014 at 08:05 am
Agreed Wally. These fat people are annoying. Ever sit next to one on the train? Avoid at allRead More costs.
Photo courtesy @JaneSperoff via Twitter
Elliott June 18, 2014 at 12:10 pm
OMG! what happened? was she ill? I didnt know her but its so sad to hear these things. It reallyRead More upsets me
Jim Eastwood June 23, 2014 at 06:17 am
Let Her REST in PEACE !!!! Let us ALL Learn from this !!!!
POODETWA July 7, 2014 at 05:57 pm
RIP Abby
"waxing gibbous strawberry moon" by beaumontpete (flickr creative commons)
Craig Zac June 13, 2014 at 07:27 am
Could it be called the "Honey Moon" due to all the weddings in the month of June? or isRead More the term "Honey Moon" used because of the "Honey Moon at this time of year??
bordwithbs June 3, 2014 at 06:00 am
Population for Danbury is off by 20,000. Invalid data makes this article useless. CensusRead More Bureau People QuickFacts Danbury Connecticut Population definition and source info Population, 2012 estimate 82,807
Aaron Boyd June 3, 2014 at 12:06 pm
@bordwithbs: the population figures are for residents 18 and over, per the Census Bureau.
Pedro June 3, 2014 at 02:04 pm
Hooyah Ledyard!!
Kurt Knapp June 2, 2014 at 07:52 am
Just the idea that judging, "..the most patriotic town", in part or in whole by whereRead More Veterans live , is beyond silly.
Aaron Boyd June 2, 2014 at 08:46 am
@New Canaan DAR: the figures are for living veterans in each town as of 2012.
militarymom2 June 18, 2014 at 07:08 am
I think you need to re name the "Most Patriotic" them. To measure ones patriotism withRead More wars and medals is so wrong. Any man or woman who wears a uniform is a hero. shame on you.
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Milford Historical Society May 28, 2014 at 01:12 am
Milford's flagpole on the green is topped by an eagle that turns with the wind. The original has aRead More bullet hole in it and will be on display at the Milford Historical Society starting this weekend.
Milford Historical Society May 28, 2014 at 01:13 am
Milford's flagpole on the green is topped by an eagle that turns with the wind. The original fromRead More the 1950s has a bullet hole in it and will be on display at the Milford Historical Society starting this weekend.
JP May 28, 2014 at 02:51 pm
And what is with the photo? Is that the Newtown flagpole or is it just a stock photo of some otherRead More New England town? How hard is it to take a digital photo of the new Milford flagpole to post with this article?
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