Author: mchaiken

WFSB’s Dennis House to host Crocodile Club

The New England Carousel Museum announced that Dennis House, Eyewitness News anchor and “Face the State” moderator on WFSB, is hosting the Crocodile Club’s 138th dinner meeting to be held at Lake Compounce. on Friday, Sept. 6. House has been…

Singer Max Frost gets to chill with the Rocketman

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Recording artist Max Frost said it was one of those crazy moments in his relatively young career. Frost wrote a song in tandem with producer Michael Schultz. The pair had already teamed up for Frost’s…

Tax free week reminder

GOVERNOR LAMONT REMINDS CONNECTICUT RESIDENTS THAT SALES TAX FREE WEEK RUNS AUGUST 18 TO 24 Week-Long Sales Tax Holiday Implemented as Part of State Budget Signed by Governor Lamont   Gov. Ned Lamont is reminding consumers in Connecticut that the…

Review: Why Don’t We gives its fans a night to remember

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Concerts, especially when you’re young, are about making memories. If you go with your parents, it’s about a shared moment with mom and dad. If you go with your friends, it’s about the crazy moments…

Review: Rob Thomas is just a regular guy who can rock

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Rob Thomas is a rock star. If the earring and skinny jeans weren’t enough to clue you in, the fact his name flashed on a computer billboard as you drove into the Mohegan Sun was…

Miss Mum contestants sought

IThe Mum Festival Committee has announced Miss Mum Pageant will once again be a highlight of this year’s Mum Festival. Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Miss Mum Pageant. A cornerstone tradition of the Mum Festival, the pageant…

Girl Scouts offer new badge opportunities

Girl Scouts of Connecticut and Girl Scouts of the USA recently revealed 42 new badges circling around STEM and the outdoors. The badges are exclusively for girls in grades K–12 and allow them to make their own choices about how…

Health Careers Open House at Tunxis Aug. 13

Tunxis Community College in Farmington will hold a Health Careers Open House on Saturday, Aug. 13 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the 700 Building hallway, adjacent to Tunxis Library. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome to stop in…

Review: Lady Antebellum leaves them smiling

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Sometimes when you’re reviewing a concert, you have to take a look around you to see how a performer is doing. You may be the greatest fan of the artist as a critic. But if…