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  • State Ignores Crumbling Mansfield School

    A photographer friend called a few weeks ago, from the grounds of the former Mansfield Training School in Mansfield. "One of the buildings has a hole in the roof with a tree growing through it," he said. He knew I had written extensively about the state'...
  • Malloy Making Good Start On Cities

    Urbanites hoped that because he had been mayor of what is arguably the state's most successful large city, Gov. Dannel Malloy would bring some of the Stamford mojo to the Capitol — be a friend and champion of the state's large and mid-sized cities....
  • Unemployment down, but don't get too excited

    Unemployment down, but don't get too excited
    Good story in today's Courant by the very talented Mara Lee. She writes that the unemployment rate in Connecticut dropped to 8.2 percent, the lowest it's been since 2009. That's the good news. The bad news, if Lee's subject is any indication, is that...
  • At Doogie's, A Farewell To The Big Dog

    At Doogie's, A Farewell To The Big Dog
    It’s been featured on the Travel Channel’s “Man v. Food” and recognized by “Every Day with Rachael Ray” magazine. But now the two-foot hot dog that put Doogie’s on the map is no longer. The legendary hot dog is a...
  • PHOTOS: Local Navy SEAL Killed In Afghan Crash

    PHOTOS: Local Navy SEAL Killed In Afghan Crash
    The heartbroken parents of Navy SEAL Brian Bill, who was raised in Stamford, Connecticut and killed in Afghanistan over the weekend, said Monday he was passionate about his military work and wanted to become an astronaut, once his naval service was...
  • CIAC Championships, Final Poll

    State Open: Team, Fairfield Prep; individual, Connor Rog Class LL: Fairifleld Prep; Rog Class L: Darien; Harry Warnick, Fairfield Warde Class MM: Tolland; Thomas Lupoli, Sheehan-Wallingford Class M: Suffield; Daniel Moroney, Suffield Class SS:...
  • Are the benefits of natural gas worth the dangers of fracking?

    Are the benefits of natural gas worth the dangers of fracking?
    A politically sexy ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new pro-environment fueling station in Bloomfield, Conn., took place on Dec. 9. Three weeks later, on New Year's Eve, a scary 4.0 magnitude earthquake rocked Youngstown, Ohio. The link between those events...
  • Celeb stylist Ted Gibson gives Oakland Park grandma a hip, new look (for free)

    Celeb stylist Ted Gibson gives Oakland Park grandma a hip, new look (for free)
    Ted Gibson is seeing sexy bangs in Ginny Kallin's future. The celebrity stylist and "What Not to Wear" hair guru is giving the red-headed grandmother the full VIP treatment on a recent Sunday afternoon. Gibson typically charges a hair-raising $950 for...
  • Gordon Waller dies at 64; half of the '60s British singing duo Peter & Gordon

    Gordon Waller, half of the popular 1960s British singing duo of Peter & Gordon, who shot to the top of the charts in 1964 with "A World Without Love," has died. He was 64. Waller, who lived in Ledyard, Conn., died early Friday morning at William W....
  • James C. Marsters dies at 85; Pasadena orthodontist helped establish phone use for the deaf

    James C. Marsters dies at 85; Pasadena orthodontist helped establish phone use for the deaf
    James C. Marsters, a Pasadena orthodontist who with two other deaf men co-developed a teletypewriter in the 1960s that opened up phone use -- and the wider world -- to the deaf, has died. He was 85. Marsters, who was the last survivor of the trio of...
  • Economic Uncertainty Driving Connecticut Voters

    Economic Uncertainty Driving Connecticut Voters
    To appreciate how the stomach-turning twists of the world economy are affecting American politics at this pivotal moment, drive west on Route 44, past the strip malls of the Farmington Valley, the postcard-pretty village of Pine Meadow and the shuttered...
  • Abused Became Abusers In Former Probation Officer's Case

    Index: Straub's Power | Watching Myself On TV | A Fluke | Victim Becomes Abuser | No Longer A Victim They're the Lost Boys of Eastern Connecticut. Each started on a bumpy path toward adulthood, finding trouble in small doses through petty crimes....