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  • Francis X. Hennessy, Jurist For 36 Years, Dies at 82

    Francis X. Hennessy, a judge who rose to the state's second-highest court and a political adviser to Democrat Ella Grasso in her campaign for governor, died Tuesday at the age of 82. During a 36-year career in the state courts, Hennessy was a juvenile...
  • Stolen History: Metal Thieves Swipe Connecticut's Plaques, Pipes, Landmarks and Statues

    Stolen History: Metal Thieves Swipe Connecticut's Plaques, Pipes, Landmarks and Statues
    Connecticut has a whole lot of history, and a surprising amount of it is being ripped off and melted down for quick cash by thieves and unscrupulous scrap dealers. The plague of thefts of metal plaques, statues, and fittings from historical monuments,...
  • Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga

    Crime & Punishment: An Epic White Trash Saga
    Incoming state Rep. Christina Ayala says she won't buckle under pressure to resign following her arrest in a domestic dispute (which follows charges in an August hit-and-run) but the incident is nonetheless jeopardizing her seat. Ayala, 29, requested a...
  • The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand

    The Twinkie Offense: On the Death of an Iconic Snack Cake Brand
    Union thugs have apparently killed the Twinkie. Last month, Hostess Brands, the makers of Twinkies, Ding Dongs, Ho Hos, Sno Balls, Devil Dogs, Zingers and other varieties of diabetes in a box, announced its closure. In a statement, Hostess said a two-...
  • Story Lines Of The Season

    Darien may have gotten the big headline at the State Open with impressive performances in nearly every event. But that didn't stop RHAM-Hebron's Chrissy Bendzinski from trying to steal the show. On a day dominated by senior performers, the junior provided...
  • State Champions

    State Open: Darien Class LL: Norwich Free Academy Class L: Darien Class M: Hillhouse-New Haven Class S: Bloomfield
  • Final Coaches Poll; State Champions

    As complied by the Norwich Bulletin. Records are in parentheses followed by total points. 1. Danbury (16-2) 260 2. Windham (23-3) 216 3. Ledyard (20-1) 184 4. New Milford (14-1) 183 5. Simsbury (22-1) 142 6. Fairfield Warde (20-2) 131 7. Farmington...
  • Liberty Mutual CEO To Take Chairman Title In July

    Liberty Mutual will have a new chairman later this year. The property-casualty insurer's CEO and President David H. Long, 52, will succeed Edmund F. "Ted" Kelly, 67, who is retiring his position as a director and chairman at the end of June. Long's...
  • CT Closeup: Windham

    CT Closeup: Windham
       HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: From Wymondham in Norfolk, England, the ancestral home of prominent early settlers.     ORIGINS: The area was settled in the 1680s when land was bequeathed by Mohican Sachem Chief Joshua to 16 men, most from Norwich. The...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Trouble at the Casinos Could Result in $100 Million Less For the State

    Trouble at the Casinos Could Result in $100 Million Less For the State
    Connecticut's two tribal casinos are under siege, and Connecticut taxpayers are going to be suffering some heavy collateral damage. Heavy as in a potential loss to the state treasury of $137 million a year. "That's a big hit," says state Rep. Stephen...
  • Crime & Punishment: A Couple People Who Really Hate Obama

    Crime & Punishment: A Couple People Who Really Hate Obama
    Every autumn, Colchester holds a community-made scarecrow display on the Town Green. On election years, town Democrats sponsor a patch and put up scarecrow effigies of candidates, according to the Norwich Bulletin. Not the best at arts and crafts, the...