Author: mchaiken

Renter’s Rebate program checks on way

The Office of Policy and Management announced that residents enrolled in the state’s Renter’s Rebate program should anticipate obtaining their much anticipated checks within the next several days. Beginning this week, batches of approximately 8,000 checks per day were mailed…

Trans-Siberian tradition

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Trans-Siberian Orchestra is not the typical band that plays before packed houses year after year. TSO, which is coming to the Mohegan Sun this weekend, is not known for a top 40 hit. It is…

The Katydids take on ‘Teachers’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR “Teachers,” the sitcom on TVLand that made its second season debut on Nov. 7, is a creation of the comedy ensemble known as The Katydids. The program follows a half dozen teachers at an elementary…

14-year-old wiz kid on the guitar

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fourteen-year-old guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer has had a career in music and entertainment that exceeds what people twice his age might ever hope to achieve. He recently took the Broadway stage as Zack Mooneyham in…