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  • Sleazy Tobacco Saga Ends With Prison Term

    The curtain falls on one of the sorriest incidents in recent Connecticut political history with the sentencing this week of the last of eight defendants in a campaign finance scandal. Paul Rogers, co-owner of a Waterbury smoke shop, was given six months...
  • On Theater: A warm 'Memory' to close the year

    On Theater: A warm 'Memory' to close the year
    When Truman Capote chronicled his troubled childhood in rural Alabama in "A Christmas Memory," he didn't change any names to protect the innocent — except his own. Capote dubbed himself "Buddy," a successful writer visiting his roots two decades...
  • Policía de Hartford arresta a dos en tiroteo fatal, secuestro

    Policía de Hartford arresta a dos en tiroteo fatal, secuestro
    La policía ha detenido a una mujer de 23 años de edad y a un hombre de 32 años en el secuestro y asesinato de un hombre que fue encontrado a un lado de la carretera en Portland en septiembre. Madelyne Martínez-Mercado, de New Britain y Talib Shaheer, de...
  • 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...
  • On Theater: Highlights of 2013 at local venues

    As we prepare to sweep 2013 out the door, it's time to pause and take a backward glance at the year in local theater, bringing out the best shows and performers (at least in this column's opinion) for a final curtain call. Without further ado, then,...
  • Marking Grand Central's Centennial, Just In Time

    The time to appreciate Grand Central Terminal is on a weekday morning. The sheer energy, the dizzying movement, the frenetic ballet of striving, driving hustle, it all feeds the soul. To paraphrase "New York, New York," you want to be a part of it. I...
  • Thumbs Up For Landmark Cross, Salary Sense

    A thumbs up to Waterbury Mayor Neil M. O'Leary and his volunteers who brought back a 52-foot-tall illuminated steel cross to the roadside hilltop that once was the site of the Holy Land USA attraction and its iconic cross. The cross was a landmark to...
  • Hartford: Bringing The Pieces Together

    Though it is not always apparent, there's a lot going on in Hartford. More people are living downtown and more downtown housing is on the way. A group of young entrepreneurs and artists is emerging in the city. There's a solid chance Coltsville will win...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • On Local Level, Connecticut's Red Is Showing

    On Local Level, Connecticut's Red Is Showing
    Everybody knows that Connecticut is a blue state. The General Assembly is packed with Democrats, our congressional delegation got rid of its last Republican in the 2008 election, we have a Democratic governor and we haven't voted for a Republican for...
  • From Civil War Camp To Amusement Park - A Meriden Pond With A Historic Past

    From Civil War Camp To Amusement Park - A Meriden Pond With A Historic Past
    In the olden days, a rollercoaster filled with people raced by, while the call of "fresh peanuts!" mixed in with the cheers of the crowd in the grandstands at the ball grounds. Couples in their Sunday best navigated the placid waters of Hanover Pond in...
  • Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners

    Crime & Punishment: Connecticut's Least Responsible Fake Gun Owners
    Connecticut's Least Responsible Gun Owners: Kevin Merchant reported a handgun had gone missing from his Hartford home and he has no idea where it is. Merchant should particularly know the importance of securing firearms; he is a police officer in...