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  • Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies

    Connecticut's Hollywood Treatment: State Has Been A Backdrop And Star In Movies
    Hollywood has spent some time in Connecticut over the years. Some big box-office hits have been filmed here. Some flops have, too. But what has Connecticut looked like to movie goers? Some movies shot and set here take a jaundiced look at Connecticut....
  • Don't Insult Teachers — They Are 'Doing'

    "Those that can, do. Those that can't, teach." This is an odious and offensive insult to teachers everywhere. It should be banished, sent to the same place the "n" word has gone. Never will I write it again. It's an insult to the memory of the...
  • Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60

    Nautilus, World's First Nuclear Sub, A Star At 60
    One of the proudest moments in state history occurred 60 years ago Tuesday, when the USS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear-powered submarine, slid into the Thames River at Groton. The christening, by first lady Mamie Eisenhower, on Jan. 21, 1954,...
  • A Changing Climate: More Extreme Weather Ahead

     A Changing Climate: More Extreme Weather Ahead
    The changing climate is expected to make Connecticut a different place with more extreme weather, hotter summers and more precipitation, disrupting the natural world around us and testing our ability to respond and adapt. Some changes will be volatile...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Blizzard Of 1978

    The first flakes fell just before noon. By nightfall, gale-force winds were sculpting massive snowdrifts. Long Island Sound bucked and surged against the shoreline. Hundreds of cars were stranded along the state's highways, and thousands of people sought...
  • TED Combats School System Shortcomings One Club at a Time

    TED Combats School System Shortcomings One Club at a Time
    The lessons today’s educators choose to emphasize will be the lessons that either inspire or dampen our generation's intellectual curiosity.      So when English classes started teaching FCAT prep instead of self-expression, and math classes...
  • 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...
  • Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion

    Deer Butchering Is A Personal Passion
    EAST HAMPTON — A lot of small businesses say "we're like family here," but at Cichowski's Custom Cuts, it truly is relationships, not money, that bring people together to slice fat away from muscle, to saw through the spine of a suspended deer...
  • Ford christening: Former first daughter ready to wind up

    — As the daughter of a U.S. president, Susan Ford Bales belongs to an exclusive club. She will join another one Saturday at Newport News Shipbuilding. Not everyone can say they've got a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier in the family. Ford Bales,...
  • Injured Water Birds Find A Safe Haven To Heal And Find Love

    Injured Water Birds Find A Safe Haven To Heal And Find Love
    Bee and Marvin form a devoted couple, and despite that unfortunate sex incident, they still can't get enough of each other. Kept safely apart in adjoining pens until Bee recovers from injuries she sustained during some rough summer hanky panky, the...
  • State Troopers May Be Put Back In Schools

    Facing budget cuts in 2009, state police eliminated a program that put troopers in schools across the state. It was the end of a program that at one time, when federal money was flowing, had as many as 40 state troopers in public schools, most of them...