News & Reviews

Waunakee's quest for state boys' lacrosse title falls just short

The Lasers were focused.Scoring five goals in the third quarter, Kettle Moraine defeated Waunakee 11-2 in the Wisconsin Lacrosse Federation Division 1 state championship game Saturday.“Everyone was disappointed,” said Warrior Head Coach Mike Reiter. “I think we had sort of a game plan, having played them before and seeing them on tape.”Winners of back-to-back state Division 1 titles, Kettle Moraine is led by Jordan Schmid, a senior midfielder who is a 2017 WLF All-State player and an...

Kettle Bagels brings New York style to Southington

SOUTHINGTON – Kettle Bagels on Queen Street offers authentic, Brooklyn-style bagels, boiled fresh every day. The breakfast eatery located at 1217 Queen St., which opened six weeks ago, serves up Brooklyn, New York style bagels in addition to coffee, drinks, wraps, muffins and more. They also deliver to Southington, Plantsville and Bristol. “New York-style bagels have a hard crust on the outside and are soft in the middle,” said manager Daniel Perdomo. “I’m from the Jersey area, and I noticed...

Stovetop Kettles

How We TestedStovetop kettles are simple vessels for heating water. But anyone who’s had a bad one knows how irritating they can be. Poor kettles are apt to whistle too faintly or painfully loudly, rattle and clank on the burner, and be too cumbersome to hoist—or, conversely, too tiny to make a full-size pot of tea. Their handles can get too hot, they can make a splashy mess when pouring, and they can send steam up to scorch your hand. They rust or dent and get grungy living on the stove,...

Letters to the Editor for August 5

IGGY! IGGY! IGGY!I would really like to see the Flames bring back Jarome Iginla on a one-year, $1-million contract, and here’s why: I watched the L.A. Kings come to town last year, and saw our Deryk Engelland make a dirty late hit on Anze Kopitar. Iggy said, ‘no way, kiddo.’ Engelland took a beating that night and the Kings came back to win the game. I really think Jarome could score 30 goals alongside Johnny Gaudreau and offer a little more room for the far too small and overpaid new age...