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  • Tom Foley Feels the Need for Speed

    Tom Foley made more driving news last week, which is never a good thing. He was charged with speeding on Route 9. Foley's spokesperson said Foley was going about 80 miles per hour. As someone who travels on Route 9 frequently, let me say that cars...
  • Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away

    Busway Starting To Take Form; Planned Opening 10 Months Away
    The $567 million public transit project that many figured would never happen is just months from completion, and designers are confident they'll stay on schedule. The major new bridges over Route 9 and at East and Allen streets in New Britain are in...
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  • Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally

    Obama Urges Increase In Minimum Wage At Rally
    NEW BRITAIN — In a campaign-style event, President Barack Obama made a rousing appeal for a higher minimum wage Wednesday at a packed pep rally at Central Connecticut State University, saying that it was "time to give America a raise." That...
  • Customer Is Always Right? Here's The Real Scoop

    Customer Is Always Right? Here's The Real Scoop
    "See 'dis? 'Dis a quarter." The lady stretches half of her body over her car door. She shoves the coin in my face, and then puts it back in her purse, reaching over her stomach, which is pressing against her steering wheel. "'Dat what I handed you," she...
  • Obama's Visit To New Britain Triggers Spending Questions

    When someone as charismatic as President Barack Obama comes to your hometown to make an eloquent case for a minimum wage increase, it's pretty exciting. Of course, with an issue such as this, any caring person is quick to agree that raising the minimum...
  • On Campus, Don't Dress Like G.I. Joe

    On Campus, Don't Dress Like G.I. Joe
    This could have ended badly. On Monday, a 21-year-old student at Central Connecticut State University came back from a weekend excursion still wearing his Halloween costume. Unfortunately, it turned out, he dressed as a character from the G.I. Joe...
  • Gun Threats Are Holding Us Hostage

    Gun Threats Are Holding Us Hostage
    It is outrageous that the threat of gun violence — even the rumor of a threat — can paralyze one of the world's great centers of learning for hours. But such is the fear in a state where a school massacre was almost unthinkable a year ago. A...
  • A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country

    A Teacher's Lesson For The Whole Country
    WEST HARTFORD — In just a week's time, Elizabeth Natale has turned from a middle school English teacher quietly frustrated with education reform into a national voice for colleagues throughout the country. In an opinion column for The Courant last...
  • Obama Makes Good Case For Raising Minimum Wage

    Obama Makes Good Case For Raising Minimum Wage
    President Barack Obama came to New Britain on Wednesday with both a liberal and a conservative argument for raising the federal minimum wage. Appearing at Central Connecticut State University, Mr. Obama said it's unfair for someone who works full time...