New Haven, CT Cars

Motorcyclists Rev Up For “Canceled” Event

New Haven declared a motorcycle event planned for this coming Saturday “canceled.”. Someone forgot to tell the thousands of hog riders and fans from far and wide still expected to converge on the city, or the hotels that have run out of available rooms. The event is called EastCoastin’. It...
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25 Photos: The return of Port Jeff’s Dragon Boat Race Festival

It was a successful return of the highly popular Dragon Boat Race Festival in Port Jefferson. Hundreds showed to the Asian-inspired event, which took place Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park and the Port Jefferson Harbor. The annual outing, sponsored by the Port Jefferson Chamber of...
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Norwalk students take the helm to educate boat show guests

NORWALK — Public school students will make their debut at the annual boat show to educate guests about Long Island Sound’s marine wildlife and the dangers of plastics in the water system. The Progressive Norwalk Boat Show is partnering with Norwalk Public Schools in several ways to showcase students’ work...
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Port Jeff’s Dragon Boat Race Festival returns Sept. 18

Port Jefferson’s big Dragon Boat Race Festival is back. The Asian-based event, which is sponsored by the Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, will take place Saturday, Sept. 18 at the Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park and the Port Jefferson Harbor. The annual outing was canceled last year due to the...

South Meriden – Christmas in the Village Car Show

South Meriden Christmas In The Village Car Show Extravaganza presented by South Meriden Festivals, Inc. is scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 26, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Holy Angels Church, 585 Main St. Featuring Bridgeport Johnny Blues and more bands. Cars, trucks, Jeeps and bikes, with many trophies being rewarded....

Multiple Connecticut Cities Attempt to Curb Illegal ATV and Dirt Bike Riders

Mrs. Large and I were recently driving through downtown New Haven along Whalley Avenue by the intersection with Ella T. Grasso Boulevard. Around 100 young men on ATVs, Quads, and Dirt Bike motorcycles were all on one side of the street, revving their engines and yelling out to all of the pedestrians that had stopped to see what was making the thunderous roar. It was quite a sight.

Suffolk Announces County Car Fleet Will Be Fully Electric By 2030

Suffolk and Westchester counties plan to convert their entire local government car fleet to electric vehicles by the year 2030. Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone announced a joint venture with Westchester County Executive George Latimer. “The time for talk is over; the time for action is upon us. Climate change...

Dragon Boat Race Festival returns to Port Jefferson Sept. 18

Dragons will roar on the North Shore once again as the Greater Port Jefferson Chamber of Commerce hosts the 7th annual Port Jefferson Dragon Boat Race Festival on Saturday, Sept. 18 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The free event will take place at Mayor Jeanne Garant Harborfront Park, 101A E. Broadway, Port Jefferson and the village’s inner harbor.

Orange EV Releases Fast-Charge Terminal Trucks for Intermodal Operations

Orange EV, a manufacturer of heavy-duty electric vehicle (EV) truck solutions, has announced its new intermodal terminal trucks, scheduled to be available Q3 2022, to meet the increased cargo handling and lifting demands required by port and rail intermodal operations. Orange EV’s T-Series Class 8 electric terminal trucks have been...

Splash Car Wash Breaks Ground on New Express Site

Splash Car Wash, headquartered in Milford, announced on Monday that the construction of a new express car wash has commenced in East Haven. The site will be state of the art with a 125 foot wash tunnel and 20 self-service vacuums, which will be offered free of charge for Splash customers.

Kiwanis Club Reschedules Car Show for Friday

The Wilton Kiwanis Club has rescheduled its annual Tom Fleming Memorial Car Show and Cruise Night, canceled in July by torrential rain, for this Friday, Sept. 17. The evening promises an informal gathering of classic cars, old military vehicles, farm tractors, motorcycles and more, from all around the area, at the Piersall Building parking lot (1 Center St.) from 5:30-8:30 p.m.

Port Jefferson Yacht Club Hosts 12th Annual Village Cup Regatta

Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York. The 12th annual Village Cup Regatta, a friendly competition between Mather Hospital and the Village of Port Jefferson, sailed with full crews on Saturday. This year’s Regatta honored all those who perished in the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the first responders who answered the call.

ATVs and Other Vehicles Race Through West Hartford Sunday Night

A parade of several hundred ATVs and other vehicles, many not licensed for road use, sped through West Hartford and other area towns on Sunday night. A parade of ATVs, motorcycles doing wheelies, and souped-up vehicles, many not licensed for road use, sped through West Hartford Sunday night around 9 p.m., with engines revving and music blaring.

COVID-19: Here's Why Auto Prices Are Expected To Remain High

A shortage of a key part caused by the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to keep automobile prices high until as late as 2023, according to multiple reports. Experts say that computer chip shortages caused car prices to increase in the spring, and delta variant cases in countries that produce the computer chips could lead to even longer wait times before prices lower.