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  • Malloy Spends On As State Budget Burns

    In the end, he decided to pretend. Politicians will do that, trumpet that something is different than we know it to be. It's not what we expect in so many large doses from Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, who revels in his reputation for rude candor. The state's...
  • Republican Hopefuls Will Jostle For Contributions, Legitimacy

    Four Republicans who have their eye on the 2014 race for governor are making their way to the starting gate. The next four months may narrow the field for the contenders who rely on taxpayer funds to finance of their campaigns. State Sen. Toni Boucher...
  • 10/26/2012-Sore Losers

    10/26/2012-Sore Losers
    I am sick to death of the presidential candidates spending all their campaigning time in just a few battleground states. I think the last candidate to actually campaign in Connecticut was Bill Clinton in 1992. He sat down with the editorial board in the...
  • 9/28/2012-Promises Promises

    9/28/2012-Promises Promises
    Governor Malloy stopped by the editorial page the other day to talk about his progress report. He said he didn't intend to raise taxes next year. "Didn't intend." That bothers me when politicians use words like that. Too much wiggle room.   The governor...
  • Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim

    Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim
    Which state has just about the nation's worst business climate? To judge by a recent Forbes magazine article, we're it. But Forbes, though accurately reporting some concerns about Connecticut, doesn't take into account recent signs of hope. (The article...
  • 11/9/2012-So Long Linda

    11/9/2012-So Long Linda
    This makes at least four high profile Connecticut multi-millionaires in the last 32 years to go down in flames trying to buy a political office; Joel Schiavone, Ned Lamont, Tom Foley and Linda Mcmahon. Can we safely say that we voters can't be bought?...
  • The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County

    The Year of Beer: New Breweries Open in Fairfield County
    Two Roads Brewery 1700 Stratford Ave., Stratford, (203) 375-3361, tworoadsbrewing.com Half Full Brewery 43 Homestead Ave., Stamford, (203) 309-2821, halffullbrewery.com   Hey kids, let's open up a brewery! A lot of people must be having the same...
  • Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.

    Fairfield County's Fall Arts Season Is Diverse And Delightful. No Dead Leaves Here.
    Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...
  • Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County

    Great Upcoming Fall Arts Shows in Fairfield County
    The Bijou Theatre 275 Fairfield Ave., Bridgeport. (203) 332-3228. thebijoutheatre.com Sept. 12: The Paper Chase (film) Sept. 13: The Phantom Pluckers and Wendy May, Tracy James and Jerry Vigorito (music) Sept. 14: Mia Fanali (music) Sept. 20:...
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST REGGAE

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST REGGAE
    Mystic Bowie When you're talking about reggae in Fairfield County, the first name that always comes up is Mystic Bowie. He was a member of the Tom Tom Club with Chris and Tina from the Talking Heads. He's buds with reggae king Toots Hibbert. And his...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...