A spectator captures the launching of several hot air balloons at sunrise Sunday morning at the 2014 Plainville Fire Company’s Hot Air Balloon Festival at Norton Park. About a dozen balloons were launched in near perfect conditions. Patrick Raycraft | firstname.lastname@example.org
Magdalena Rybarikova defeated Camila Giorgi in straight sets (6-2, 6-4) Friday afternoon in New Haven to advance to the women’s final at the 2014 Connecticut Open.
New Haven, CT – 08/22/14 – Magdalena Rybarikova saves a point in the second set of her victory over Camila Giorgi Friday. Photo by BRAD HORRIGAN
Gov. Dannel P. Malloy launched his campaign for a second term as Connecticut’s governor Thursday making several stops throughout the state. Late in the day, he visited several businesses in the heart of New Britain’s Polish community, sampling several Polish delicacies. “But how do you stay so slim?” asked the proprietor of one establishment, as Malloy tasted some pierogi. “By running every day,” he said.