Friday, March 06, 2009

it's been a while

since we've had a stupid connecticut (alleged) criminal posting. well this sure will make up for it!

Conn. man accused of
stealing gum

Fairfield (AP) - Fairfield police have arrested a man on theft charges who they say is apparently obsessed with stealing Orbit gum.

Kenneth McManus, 21, of Stratford, has been charged with stealing hundreds of packs of the chewing gum.

Police say McManus turned himself in Thursday and is facing larceny charges for similar thefts in Bridgeport and Stratford.

McManus is accused of stealing 175 packs of gum worth more than $500 from a Shaw's supermarket in Fairfield in January.............

whole foods at bishops corner

(where i shop by the way. it's far less intrusive and abusive than the west hartford center store. i'm talking CUSTOMERS here. i have no issues with the staff of either store) will be no more

Whole Foods Ordered To Sell West Hartford Store
The Hartford Courant
Whole Foods will have to sell its Bishop's Corner supermarket in West Hartford as part of a federal antitrust settlement announced today.

The store, one of two Whole Foods locations in West Hartford, had been a Wild Oats store until Whole FoodsMarket Inc. bought Wild Oats Markets Inc. in 2007. It is one of 13 stores -- 12 former Wild Oats locations and one that was a Whole Foods before the merger -- that Whole Foods must sell within six months, under the company's settlement with the Federal Trade Commission.

Separately, Whole Foods has agreed to sell the Wild Oats trademarks and other non-tangible assets connected with Wild Oats, including the leases of 19 former Wild Oats stores that were closed.................

ravings of a semi-sane madwoman: my state capital

ravings of a semi-sane madwoman: my state capital

Monday, March 02, 2009

please do stop by

andy thibault's blog; the cool justice report for an update on the billy smolinski case. it really IS just getting weirder and weirder. i think of billy's family and my heart goes out to them. NO closure. well, not just that but bungling and ineptness everywhere. let's hope they get answers SOON

More Bizarre Twists & Leads In Smolinski Case

Why Do-Nothing Cops
Must Be Held Accountable
And Ordered To Do Their Jobs,
Especially When They Drop The Ball
On Missing Persons Reports

Some Details Related
To The Trail
Of Dead Bodies


This Is The Backdrop For CT Legislative Hearing Tuesday

  • Legislative Hearing Tuesday On Bill Resulting From Smolinski Case.......
  • Support Courageous State Rep. Vickie Nardello,
    Who Is Standing Up For Missing Persons
    And Their Loved Ones Everywhere

    The Cool Justice Report
    March 2, 2009

    EDITOR'S NOTE: This column is available for reprint courtesy of The Cool Justice Report,

    Billy Smolinski -- the missing man forsaken by management of the Waterbury, CT Police Department and presumed murdered - could have a legacy that will help save the lives of other missing persons.

    The level of police ineptitude and callousness in the Smolinski case was so startling that politicians are actually doing something about it........
    justice 4 billy
    (please click the more bizarre link above for the full story at andy's blog)