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  • A Stroll With Sam Colt Kicks Off CT Landmarks Family-Friendly Season

    The Butler-McCook House is a sunny, yellow gem that stands proud in the middle of downtown Hartford, beckoning curious passersby to explore this Colonial structure, nestled among the modern-day buildings of Main Street. Four generations of an...
  • No Call For Glamourizing Boston Bombing Suspect

    No Call For Glamourizing Boston Bombing Suspect
    When I first heard about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who is charged in the Boston Marathon bombing, I felt sympathy for him. I was fascinated by the stories that began emerging on the day his identity was discovered: He was liked at school, friendly, a good...
  • Tighten Rules, End Sweetheart State Hiring

    Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
  • Trinity Should Bring Back Urban Studies Major

    Christine C. Quinn, New York City's city council speaker and a leading contender to replace Mayor Michael Bloomberg in 2013, was well prepared for her life's work. She graduated from Trinity College in Hartford in 1988 with a degree in urban studies and...
  • Time To Bring Car-Sharing Service To Downtown Hartford?

    With the University of Connecticut moving its Greater Hartford campus to downtown Hartford, and with a handful of new residential developments on the drawing board, already challenging traffic and parking problems could get worse. One way to help...
  • College Degree The Fruit Of Hard Work — And Much Assistance

    Success is often characterized in a way that celebrates individual achievement, perseverance and personal triumph. Although it is true that it is my name is on my new college diploma, there is simply no way I would have made it to this day without a broad...
  • 6/14/2013-What's In A School Name?

    6/14/2013-What's In A School Name?
    I wish they'd just name Hartford's schools after former presidents, or former superintendents, school board members, mayors, senators, governors, or other notables. The way they're naming most of them now is pretentious, impossible to remember, over-...
  • Hartford Residents Must Be Part Of Revival

    Hartford Residents Must Be Part Of Revival
    A quick look around downtown Hartford shows that changes are underway. The "Butt Ugly" building at the mouth of the city's core has been torn down, along with deconstruction projects all around the area. Construction of high-end apartments downtown...
  • Higher Minimum Is No Threat To Businesses, Jobs

    Higher Minimum Is No Threat To Businesses, Jobs
    Although decades of research indicate that raising the minimum wage does not adversely affect employment, this untrue claim is recycled whenever the Connecticut General Assembly considers providing working people with a small wage increase. Businesses...
  • Trinity Right To Require Frats To Be Coed

    Trinity College plans to tame its wild Animal Houses by reining in fraternities and sororities rather than performing a Greekectomy. That's a reasonable compromise. Here's hoping it works and the liberal arts college in Hartford doesn't have to go to...
  • For Dan Doyle, 'Something Went Wrong'

    The arrest of Daniel Doyle of West Hartford Friday in Rhode Island on charges of embezzlement, forgery and other crimes left many in the area saddened and scratching their heads. For those who know him, this was hard to imagine. Mr. Doyle coached...
  • Push On To Curb Wild Fraternities

    Incidents at two Connecticut colleges — and others — show that institutions of higher learning must do more to curb the negative behavior typically associated with fraternity membership. •A former Wesleyan University student who says...