Thursday, June 02, 2011

to the friends and family of army specialist richard charlton emmons iii

i am so very sorry for your loss. my thoughts are with you. 

Army Specialist From Granby Dies In Afghanistan

An army specialist from Granby was killed in action in Afghanistan after his vehicle was hit by a rocket propelled grenade, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy said Wednesday.

Richard Charlton Emmons III, 22, was the driver on a mounted patrol in Logar Province when his vehicle was hit Tuesday.

The Department of Defense said Emmons died of shrapnel injuries in the attack. He was pronounced dead at a military hospital..............
Connecticut's War Dead

Profiles: Connecticut's War Dead

wow, some horrible news

and i guess those weather updates i signed up for (on my phone) at foxct weather were real this time. man, i'm so very sorry for those that were hit 

Four fatalities confirmed as tornadoes rip through Mass.

Posted by Martin Finucane

At least four people were killed and a number of others were injured in the violent storms that swept across Massachusetts today, which included at least two tornadoes, state officials said today.
Two people were killed in West Springfield, one in Springfield, and one in Brimfield, state officials said.
Governor Deval Patrick said damage had been reported in at least 19 communities, mostly in Central and Western Massachusetts..............

By Martin Finucane, Travis Andersen, Donovan Slack, and Glen Johnson, Globe Staff, and Jenna Duncan, and L. Finch, Globe Correspondents

Four Killed As Storms Carve Path Of Destruction In Massachusetts

'It's Devastation Up Here,' Rescuers Say Of Tornado Damage




Tuesday, May 31, 2011

hey town of west hartford

OVERNIGHT PARKING SHOULD BE FREE. no, there shouldn't be permits and we sure as shite shouldn't be given PARKING TICKETS. it's ridiculous.

from 2am to 5am? THREE HOURS and one gets a ticket? NO, it's not right, never has been right. just DO THE RIGHT THING and toss the entire NO PARKING 'OVERNIGHT' crap. we'll be happy and believe me, it will save the police a whole lot of work

oh and how would a fee/permit system work anyway? a lot of overnight parking is SPONTANEOUS.

West Hartford Looks To Change Overnight Parking Rules


West Hartford Officials Consider Going To Fee System With Permits

The Hartford Courant

The number of requests for overnight parking privileges has nearly tripled over the last decade, prompting town officials to consider whether they should switch to a fee system requiring parking permits.

Since 1957, the town has prohibited on-street parking from 2 a.m. to 5 a.m. Exceptions are granted only if residents ask the police department for permission to park overnight.

This process causes problems, especially for tenants of apartments on Farmington Avenue, said Town Manager Ronald Van Winkle. Some apartments don't have off-street parking, which is inconvenient for residents and their visitors, he said.............