Author: mchaiken

Obituaries: Olindo A. Parenti

Olindo “Olie” A. Parenti, 93, of Southington, formerly of Bristol and Florida, husband of Elizabeth Anne (Good) Parenti of Southington, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.  He was born July 11, 1924 in Bristol, and was a son of…

Back to school means watch for lice

The beginning of the school year is peak season for head lice. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infestation with head lice is most common among preschool children attending child care, elementary school children, and the household…

The passion flows for Dashboard Confessional

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR It’s clear that fans—at least those in Connecticut—are passionate about Dashboard Confessional. The indie/ emo group led by Connecticut’s Chris Carrabba packed the Grand Theater at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Aug. 4. And from the…