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  • Why We Need Secure Treatment Facility For Girls

    Recently, a national juvenile justice advocacy organization said Connecticut leads all states in reducing the use of incarceration for young people who get into trouble. The National Juvenile Justice Network report (www.njjn.org/our-work/the-comeback-...
  • Arts Are The Vibe And Pulse Of Cultural Vitality

    Connecticut got a bit of a slow start in the arts, our Puritan forebears being generally opposed to fun in any form. But we've made up for lost time. Since the Puritan hegemony waned, the state has been home to brilliant artists and artistic movements...
  • Engineer accused of trying to send F-35 fighter jet papers to Iran

    Engineer accused of trying to send F-35 fighter jet papers to Iran
    Customs agents in Long Beach were shocked after opening boxes labeled "House Hold Goods" bound for Iran and finding thousands of documents outlining secret information on the military's $392-billion fighter jet program. The treasure trove of technical...
  • 15 Connecticut Arts Groups Receive NEA Grants

    The National Endowment for the Arts bestowed $360,000 to 15 Connecticut cultural organizations in the latest round of grant-giving. Those receiving a happy holiday are: Waterford’s Eugene O’Neill Theater Center for development of new plays...
  • Unaware, Then Overwhelmed: Hurricane Of 1938 Still Historic

    Unaware, Then Overwhelmed: Hurricane Of 1938 Still Historic
    When the topic is hurricanes in these parts, the conversation begins and ends with the one that stormed ashore on Sept. 21, 1938. "The Great Hurricane of 1938," slammed into Long Island with such force that it registered on a seismograph in Alaska and...
  • Simsbury Facing 'Big' Problem: The Office Complex Left Behind

    Simsbury Facing 'Big' Problem: The Office Complex Left Behind
    From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group. Even from a distance there is no...
  • Cloudy Forecasting Gradually Clears: Weather Has Always Been Big News

    Cloudy Forecasting Gradually Clears: Weather Has Always Been Big News
    Forecasting the weather -- or trying to -- is as old as civilization. Around 340 B.C., the Greek philosopher Aristotle wrote a four-volume text exploring the origins and dynamics of different weather events. Still, for many hundreds of years,...
  • State Starts To Recover After Blizzard

    While many roadways were at least passable by Sunday night, the outlook for the week was less clear as most towns decided to keep their schools and municipal offices closed Monday, the governor urged employees to work from home and the state braced for...
  • The question Mark: an interview with twenty one pilots creative director Mark C. Eshleman

    The question Mark: an interview with twenty one pilots creative director Mark C. Eshleman
    If you discovered twenty one pilots by stumbling upon the “Guns for Hands” music video like I did, you have Mark C. Eshleman to thank. Since “Guns for Hands” and “Car Radio”—both directed by Eshleman— were...
  • When Mom Just Isn't Strong

    When Mom Just Isn't Strong
    I adopted Oscar when I graduated from college and rented my first apartment in Boston's Back Bay.  He was tiny, the size of my hand.  I had never had a kitty, and wasn't sure I was a "cat person", but, we had mice and needed help.  Almost instantaneously,...
  • Ending Of Landmark Book, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' Is Still Debated

    Ending Of Landmark Book, 'Uncle Tom's Cabin,' Is Still Debated
    When Litchfield native Harriet Beecher Stowe wrote "Uncle Tom's Cabin, or Life Among the Lowly," she could not have imagined she was writing a book that for generations would rack up sales second only to the Holy Bible. Is it rude, then, to point out...
  • Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine

    Yuca, A Sacred Staple Of Latin American Cuisine
    It is almidón sagrado, or "sacred starch," in the poetry of Dr. Marinaelo Medrano, author of the collection "Diosas de la Yuca" (Goddesses of the Yuca). Yuca bears no resemblance to the similarly spelled, flowering desert plant called yucca, although...