Mortensen’s Ice Cream & Restaurant on the Berlin Turnpike closed New Years Eve day after 37 years and will be converted to a Moe’s Southwest Grill restaurant. Getting back to their roots, the Mortensens will run an ice cream only store in the back. An open house was held New Year’s Day so loyal customers and former employees could say goodbye.
- (L to R) Binh and Sithuy Nguyen go for their daily walk along the Connecticut River Thursday afternoon as ice flows past. The recent cold temperatures have started to freeze the slow moving river, the photo was taken from the Charter Oak Overpass. Photo by JOHN WOIKE | firstname.lastname@example.org
- Here’s a cool panoramic.
- Alert to the arrival of her car, seagulls flock for a buffet of cheezy popcorn courtesy of Rocky Hill resident Marian Lazzeri Thursday afternoon. Lazzeri brings the popcorn, her favorite, to the Rocky Hill boat launch to feed the birds every day. MICHAEL McANDREWS | email@example.com
- Snow Day
- Connecticut Huskies guard/forward Napheesa Collier (24) is stretches to the limit for a pass as UCF Knights forward Nyala Shuler (12) puts an arm into her back during the second half at the XL Center in Hartford Wednesday night in Hartford. Collier scored 14 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in a 101-51 victory. Photo by JOHN WOIKE | firstname.lastname@example.org