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  • Recipients Named for Arts Job Grants In Hartford

    The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council named the 16 recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1. The Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, funded by the City of Hartford and managed by the arts council, is...
  • Special Recognitions For Top Workplaces

    Employers won the following special awards for outstanding responses by their employees to each statement shown. LEADERSHIP "I have confidence in the leader of this company" Large: Matt Smith, Yarde Metals Inc. Medium: Lori Szczygiel, ValueOptions...
  • Voting On For State's Best Tourism Site

    From the Mark Twain House and Museum to the Coventry Regional Farmers Market, state residents have chosen 10 finalists in the #CTFanFavorite tourism campaign online. Now the voting starts to pick a fan-favorite. From July 17 to 31, the Connecticut Office...
  • 8/8/2012-Human Ticks

    8/8/2012-Human Ticks
    When I think of parasites to represent parasitic groups, I think of the bloated deer tick to be the metaphor for the scum of all hate groups in America. They, like all hate groups, make my skin crawl. I've gotten my share of hate mail over the years, but...
  • Boys & Girls Club Theft A New Height Of Lowness

    Robert Generali was a reverse Robin Hood. He robbed from children, many of them poor, to enrich himself. Mr. Generali was recently sentenced to prison for embezzling more than $400,000 from the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Waterbury. So infuriated was U....
  • Mark Twain House employee embezzled $1 million

     
    The Mark Twain House in Hartford Connecticut faced financial struggles - while one of its employees embezzled $1 million....
  • Monster Mash: 'Other Desert Cities' movie; Michael Jackson museum

     
    A film version of the Jon Robin Baitz play "Other Desert Cities," currently on Broadway, is said to be in development. Questions surround the planned Michael Jackson museum in Gary, Ind., which remains unbuilt....
  • Lawmakers seek to honor Mark Twain

     
    So what if Mark Twain didn't think much of Congress. Lawmakers are seeking to honor Twain by creating a commemorative coin to raise money for organizations dedicated to preserving the author’s legacy....
  • May 8, 2011

    May 8, 2011
    Happy Mother's Day to all moms everywhere. Your job is harder now than ever before, what with all the so-called "role models" out there. I hope you have the strength and courage to reject them and just be yourself.     Stop by the Mark Twain House...
  • May 11, 2011

    May 11, 2011
    The Arab Spring has sprung. It's going to be interesting how all these countries in turmoil today shake out in the end. There's not a lot the U.S. can do about it, either. Ideally, I'd like to see representative democracy take over, but even that could be...
  • May 12, 2011

    May 12, 2011
    I hope the governor's bluffing with these 4,742 layoffs, particularly the state Department of Education and that nonsense about closing the vocational high schools. Talk about shooting ourselves in the foot and eating the seed corn, if I may be allowed to...