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The Price of A Rogue Police Department

The Price of A Rogue Police Department

Seems like East Haven keeps finding new ways to demonstrate just how expensive, in both taxpayer...

Is Connecticut Writing Off Big-Time Tax Delinquents?

Is Connecticut Writing Off Big-Time Tax Delinquents?

Connecticut officials routinely publish an annual list of this state's top tax dodgers. And for several years, the name of a high-flying...

Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

Are Connecticut Wines Really From Connecticut?

Connecticut’s increasingly popular wine industry appears to stand alone among U.S. wine-growing states, and not necessarily in a...

Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit

Saving The New England Cottontail Rabbit

This is a wild bunny alert: Our New England cottontail rabbit is in trouble.

Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

Connecticut Has Had A Few Mayors That Out-Shame Rob Ford

You'd think that Rob Ford, Toronto's crack-smoking-oral-sex-denying-binge-drinking buffoon of a mayor, would be a tough dude to top in any...

State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

State Officials Concerned Over Toxic Waste From Fracking

Connecticut is betting big that natural gas will give us a cheaper and cleaner energy future than fuels like oil and coal. The problem...

Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

Visions of Vintage Trolleys Are Probably Pipe Dreams

Visions of reviving bits of Connecticut's vanished system of trolleys have been tantalizing urban planners and light-rail enthusiasts for...

A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

A Growing Demand For Pasture-Raised, Grass-Fed Beef in CT

Connecticut isn't exactly the sort of place you'd expect to find herds of organically raised cattle grazing in wide-open pasture lands.

Connecticut in the Midst of an Insect War

Connecticut in the Midst of an Insect War

More than 13,000 foreign killers were turned loose in Connecticut this summer, an airborne army of assassins unleashed to take down a very...

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...

News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

News of the Weird: A Piece of the Action

“Fantasy sports” are hugely popular, but when fans “draft” players for their teams, they “own” only...

Connecticut Faith Leaders Gather to Discuss Global Warming and the Environment

Connecticut Faith Leaders Gather to Discuss Global Warming and the Environment

Over the years, the Rev. Thomas Carr has heard a laundry list of reasons why Connecticut's clergy often shy away from the issue of climate...

Connecticut Considering a Crackdown on Nightclubs

Connecticut Considering a Crackdown on Nightclubs

Unregulated after-hours clubs and "BYOB" joints. Juice bars across the hall from boozy "adult" night spots. Untrained bouncers. Scores of...

What's on Connecticut's List of Banned License Plates?

A Missourian who happens to be a fan of the Kansas Jayhawks will be allowed to keep his vanity license plate "MZU SUX" despite efforts of...

Backyard Burials Are Legal in Connecticut, But They're Not Easy

'Tis the season of ghouls, goblins and graveyards, so you might be interested in knowing there's nothing in Connecticut law that forbids you...

East Haven's Police Scandal Plays Out in Elections and Town Finances

Let's hope no one in East Haven (or Connecticut for that matter) is gullible enough to believe that town's marathon racial-profiling-and-...

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