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  • Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought

    Water-Rich Connecticut In Minor Drought
    Our lives are sprinkled with new years. Most popular is the calendar year. Most exciting is the school year. Most regular is the astronomical year. Most political is the fiscal year. Most invisible is the water year, which begins and ends on Oct. 1....
  • Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley

    Let Go Of Plagiarism Charge Against Foley
    Plagiarism has reared its pernicious head in Connecticut's gubernatorial race. Last week, the campaign staff for Republican candidate Tom Foley posted a plan for improving Connecticut's cities. The opposing campaign quickly accused him of plagiarizing...
  • Turn It Up! I'm Older, But I'm Dancing

    Turn It Up! I'm Older, But I'm Dancing
    Just as "one size fits all" is an incomplete sentence, so is describing people as "older:" Even in terms of sentence construction it sidesteps the real question. Older than what? Older than whom? Older than fashion models? My cat is older than many...
  • Aug. 26: UConn Football, Expect Big Year From Howard

    Aug. 26: UConn Football, Expect Big Year From Howard
    Jasper Howard is a talker. He talks to his mom in Florida twice a day. He talks to the wide receivers in drills, oh, twice a minute. He'll jump up from a set of post-practice push-ups to talk about the tattoos across his midsection dedicated to his...
  • Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore

    Connecticut Must Retreat From The Shore
    Shore Up Connecticut is a policy mistake. A state loan program named Shore Back Connecticut would make more sense because retreat from the coast is the only viable long-term option. Recent developments in Antarctica have made this crystal clear. As I...
  • Gritty Spartans ensure NCAA won't have awkward UConn trophy moment

    Gritty Spartans ensure NCAA won't have awkward UConn trophy moment
    In their sodium-pentathol moments, NCAA suits had to crave this. A Michigan State upset of Connecticut in Saturday's Final Four semifinals would not only assure a championship-game madhouse at Ford Field, but also eliminate the chances of their most...
  • Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List

    Boy Scout Leaders' Actions Top Stupid List
    Last year, I kept a file of stories about the most stupid events covered by the national media. I'm sharing one with hope it may help prevent a copycat from appearing in 2015. My favorite contagion of stupidity began when some macho Boy Scout leaders...
  • Can't separate ACC, Big East? Why care?

    Can't separate ACC, Big East? Why care?
    Perennial and pointless. Intriguing and infuriating. Comical and confusing. So goes this college basketball season's jousting over conference supremacy. ACC or Big East? Carolina or Connecticut? Hansbrough or Harangody? We stage this debate each...
  • A College Primer From Schiff

    Not long ago I got into it with the YouTube investment wizard and U.S. Senate candidate Peter Schiff over college loans and the ever-increasing price of tuition. The impish Schiff - who predicted the current economic collapse - hit me with a simple...
  • Stephen Girasuolo Moves Beyond The State Of 'Orange Alert'

    Stephen Girasuolo Moves Beyond The State Of 'Orange Alert'
    Stephen Girasuolo wants you to know that "Orange Alert"is not a play about 9/11. But it has haunting echoes of that tragic date as it follows six troubled people who work around Ground Zero, living their present-day lives in a state of suspended...
  • The Prospector: Kickers getting extra work hoping to land college scholarships

    The Prospector: Kickers getting extra work hoping to land college scholarships
    At most high school football practices, there will be a person off to the side, by himself, kicking a couple of balls around and chasing them down. He's anonymous. He may join the squad at the end of practice for sprints. He'll be in the huddle for the...