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  • Thumbs Up For Senators, Down For Senate

    Thumbs up to U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal and U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney of Connecticut, both of whom have fought hard for student-loan relief for students and their families. Thanks in part to their efforts, President Obama recently signed an executive order...
  • As Decades Pass, WWII Vets Reassess Memories

    As Decades Pass, WWII Vets Reassess Memories
    Their memories are clear, undimmed after seven decades. John Fletcher can see dead German soldiers stacked in a truck and multicolored parachutes dropping on Bastogne, Belgium, in the desperate winter of 1944-45. A scene from August 1942 plays in...
  • 2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Dance Performances In Connecticut
    From original modern dance dramas to athletic explorations and abstract ballets, dance this summer has much to beguile audiences, not only in genre, but also in venue, with sizzling Latin dance being performed in outdoor spaces. Reggie Wilson/ Fist &...
  • 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...
  • Professor Jailbird

    A faculty member is promoted to full professor while in prison. The administration doesn't know about his incarceration, nor give much weight to the crimes that up led to it. That raises some serious questions about the university, among them: Does anyone...
  • Adjunct Jailbird

    Adjunct Jailbird
    Every time I hear the name Ravi Shankar, I think of the sitar player from India who played with the Beatles back in the last century. I don’t think of a tenured associate professor being promoted by Central Connecticut State University to full...
  • Bacchiochi's False Accusation Will Haunt Her — And Foley

    The one thing it was not was a "misunderstanding." State Rep. Penny Bacchiochi, R-Stafford, accused a rival campaign in the contest for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor of racism. It was not true. The unseemly saga initiated by...
  • 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...
  • Thumbs Down For Inscrutable Regents Release

    Thumbs down to the state Board of Regents of Higher Education for a press release that was inscrutable mush. The release, with the head-scratching title "Board of Regents Meets to Consider to Amend Item Adopted in May 13 Meeting," concerned a...
  • New Britain's 'Nuts & Bolts' Exhibit

    NEW BRITAIN - The "Nuts & Bolts: Stories From New Britain Manufacturing" exhibit has been extended to Sept. 10, the New Britain Industrial Museum announced. Located in the Downtown District Visitors’ gallery at 66 W. Main St., the exhibit is a...
  • President Obama gives shout-out to South Florida's Jaxson's for raising wages

    President Obama gives shout-out to South Florida's Jaxson's for raising wages
    Jaxson’s Ice Cream Parlour got a heaping serving of publicity Wednesday in the form of a shout-out from President Barack Obama. Appearing at Central Connecticut State University in New Britain, Conn., to push his proposal to raise the minimum wage...