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New Haven (New Haven, Connecticut)

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  • Sandy Hook Pictures Would Change Debate

    "The mutilated face of the victim was left untouched by morticians at the mother's request. She said she wanted 'all the world' to witness the atrocity." Jet Magazine, Sept. 15, 1955, on the open-casket funeral of 14-year-old Emmett Till. The wounds...
  • Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail

    Portland Still A Gap In State's Air Line Trail
    Sigh. That's pretty much my reaction each time I pass portions of the abandoned Air Line Railroad as it twists and turns from the rusting iron swing bridge across the Connecticut River through Portland and into the Cobalt section of East Hampton....
  • Lawyer Who Filed Notice Of Claim In Newtown Shooting Was Suspended In 2003

    Irving J. Pinsky, the lawyer who made national news by filing a notice of a claim against the state Dec. 27 for $100 million on behalf of a girl who survived the Newtown school massacre — and then withdrawing the claim, days later, amid public...
  • America Must Focus On Curbing All Guns

    Like the addict who dies of a potent overdose, the other addicts want some of that. So it is with gun sales after a mass shooting. They rise before the dead are even buried. Mass shootings are like one killer ad — and gun lovers want some of what'...
  • Our town was Wilder's town too

    Our town was Wilder's town too
    Chicago makes a claim on many writers — Nelson Algren, David Mamet, Ernest Hemingway, Carl Sandburg — even if those scribes spent only a portion of their lives within its sweet confines. But Thornton Wilder, the author of such iconic plays...
  • Enjoying Each Moment With My Daughters

    On the day after the Newtown massacre, my two youngest daughters and I rode a horse-drawn carriage around the New Haven Green. We had seen it as we drove past the big Christmas tree and from their car seats in the back they had said, "Can we ride?" "We'...
  • Massacre Puts Spotlight On Law To Seize Guns From Mentally Unstable

    Here are a few items from Connecticut's annals of guns and mental illness: —A man who once was arrested for weapon violations was reported to Berlin police in 2004 by his landlord for having allegedly said, "I am going to kill myself and take a...
  • Holding This Moment Long Enough To Act

    One night in August, 1994, a man sitting alone in a New Haven coffee bar stood up, pulled a knife and stabbed seven people. One of them was a journalist, Bruce Shapiro. He was badly wounded, but he lived. By some miracle, everybody did. A few months...
  • At Madison's Bauer Park, A Glimpse Into State's Agricultural Past

    At Madison's Bauer Park, A Glimpse Into State's Agricultural Past
    Connecticut loses approximately 8,000 acres of farmland to housing developments and urban sprawl each year, according to the Connecticut Farmland Trust. That's why places like Bauer Park are so special. Madison's Bauer Park was once the farm of Erwin C....
  • Kevin Hunt: West Hartford Wal-mart, BJ's Cited For Pricing Violations

    Kevin Hunt: West Hartford Wal-mart, BJ's Cited For Pricing Violations
    Leo Barrieau probably didn't realize the power of the consumer when he complained to The Bottom Line in April about improper unit pricing at two retail stores in West Hartford. The state Department of Consumer Protection, after being contacted by TBL,...
  • Influence Peddlers In Season At Legislature

    Former Speaker of the House Christopher Donovan made a bizarre appearance at the federal courthouse in New Haven on Tuesday as a jury deliberated the fate Robert Braddock, the finance director of Donovan's disastrous 2012 congressional campaign. Donovan...
  • Count Inmates In Hometowns, Not In Cells

    If a Hartford resident is in a Somers prison, should he be counted for census purposes as a resident of Somers or of Hartford? For ages, the U.S. Census Bureau's answer — and Connecticut's — has been Somers. But in 2010 the Census Bureau...