Middletown man faces animal cruelty charges in guinea pig molestation case
A Middletown man facing charges that he sexually abused a guinea pig in a pet store parking lot last month has denied any wrongdoing and said he was only trying
Forest landowners invited to learn about the timber tax
There will be a free informational session on timber tax for forest landowners on Wednesday, February 18 at 6 p.m. at the St. Ignace Public Library.
How to Read the Newspaper
I used to be a newspaper editor, a cog in the wheel of the dreaded “mainstream media.” I’ve written for the New York and Washington newspapers, and even — angels and ministers of grace defend us! — Politico. And the checks go both ways: I am a paid-up subscriber to the New York Times. Call me an enemy of the people. Here’s a little secret for you: The news ain’t fake. (Mostly ...
Police tips on how to beat the burglars in New Canaan
By Leon M. Krolikowski, Chief of Police Within the past week, our Department has investigated two residential burglaries—one occurred on Betsy’s Lane and t
Life in prison for Glenn Armstrong, convicted of killing father in Blackstone
WORCESTER - Found guilty of first-degree murder in the 2017 beating and strangulation death of his 83-year-old father, Glenn R. Armstrong of Blackstone
WLEX anchor Lee Cruse to spend a week off the air after ‘inappropriate’ comments
WLEX will keep anchor Lee Cruse off the air next week after he made an on-air comment that was decried as racist. He was reacting to a story about a DJ who tweeted an image of a chimpanzee in reference to the royal baby.
Great taxidermy tips for fish mounts
Just from the bite, you can tell it’s a good one, far more aggressive than previous strikes of the day. The bend in your rod and the screaming drag indicate this fish has some shoulders. And all at once, the possibilities are flying through your head: Is this my personal best? Maybe even a state record? After a moment that seemed to take years, the big brute finally tires and is brought boat-side, where it’s quickly netted and welcomed aboard. The boat erupts in high fives and smiles, but the behemoth flopping around on the deck is likely already jeopardizing the quality of the mount you might seek from your local professional taxidermist.
Branford 2019 Memorial Day Ceremonies, Parade Set for May 27
The annual Branford Memorial Day ceremonies and parade have been finalized for Monday, May 27.
Adam Weitsman's horse Concrete Rose earns stunning victory on Kentucky Oaks undercard
The Southern Tier businessman's horse stunned the heavy favorite in Friday's Edgewood Stakes at Churchill Downs.
Highway Patrol identifies Tampa woman fatally struck on south Interstate 75
Troopers say it's unclear why 22-year-old Courtney Ellen Krysa of Tampa walked into the soutbound lanes of Interstate 75 early Sunday. She was struck by a Hummer and died at the scene.