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  • 'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'

    'The Northeast Wants To Be A Forest'
    In the years just before the Civil War, the Connecticut landscape was radically different than it is today. It was an open, agrarian landscape, a patchwork of farms with few mature trees. A farm woodlot often was little more than a cluster of young,...
  • Bottom Of The Order: Low Pay, Few Amenities For Minor Leaguers

     Bottom Of The Order: Low Pay, Few Amenities For Minor Leaguers
    In the summer of 2006, Garrett Broshuis and three friends shared an apartment just outside of Norwich. The minor league baseball players, members of the Double A Connecticut Defenders, had set up a makeshift dining room table with two sawhorses and a...
  • Milford Band, Windsor Locks Comedian Competing On NBC's Talent Show

    Milford Band, Windsor Locks Comedian Competing On NBC's Talent Show
    Viewers of Tuesday night's episode of "America's Got Talent" will see some familiar faces. Two Connecticut acts are competing in the NBC reality show. Shoreline band Beach Avenue and Windsor Locks standup comedian Darik Santos will show their talents to...
  • Advocates Say Charter School Laws Are Outmoded

    A public charter school advocacy group has recommended changes to state laws that would establish clearer performance standards for charter schools and require them to post meeting notices and minutes online. Bill Phillips, president of the Northeast...
  • Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case

    Judge Refuses To Release Suspect In Iran Documents Case
    BRIDGEPORT — A federal judge Wednesday denied a motion to release a former Pratt & Whitney engineer facing trial on charges of trying to send sensitive documents to Iran regarding the U.S. military's latest tactical aircraft, the F-35 Joint Strike...
  • Quinn signs city 911 fee hike measure

    Quinn signs city 911 fee hike measure
    Gov. Pat Quinn on Friday signed a measure into law that would allow Chicago to raise 911 fess on landline and cell phones by $1.40 a month to $3.90. The move could be the missing piece that allows the re-election seeking Democratic governor to sign a...
  • In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much

    In Connecticut, some minimum-wage workers say raise hasn't helped much
    Minimum-wage workers in Connecticut got a 45-cent raise on Jan. 1, the first step in a process that will eventually set their wages at $10.10 an hour. "It helps a little bit, I guess," said A. Segui, 20, who works at a Dunkin' Donuts. She wants to go...
  • Nueva condena de muerte para hombre que mató a tres en Bridgeport en el 2006

    Nueva condena de muerte para hombre que mató a tres en Bridgeport en el 2006
    El segundo conjunto de jurados sentados en la fase de pena para el triple asesino Richard Roszkowski tuvo que afrontar una situación inusual: podría tener que votar si tener a Roszkowski ejecutado sabiendo que la pena de muerte ya no era legal en el...
  • 'Temo por mis hijos y por mi,' escribió mujer víctima de Oxford

    'Temo por mis hijos y por mi,' escribió mujer víctima de Oxford
    La ruptura de Scott Gellatly con su segunda esposa, Lori, no era un secreto entre familiares y amigos. Antes de que le dispara hiriéndola fatalmente e hiriendo gravemente a su madre en la casa de sus suegros en Oxford la mañana del miércoles, informó la...
  • Malloy Finds Revenue In Land Of Pretend

    Malloy Finds Revenue In Land Of Pretend
    The age of the Connecticut state employee suggestion box has ended. That was the notorious device Gov. Dannel P. Malloy used to balance a nearly $200 million gap budget gap in 2011. No one ever explained what the valuable suggestions were. With revenues...
  • Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services

    Paul W. Smith Raised Standards For Emergency Medical Services
    Paul W. Smith was a pioneer in making emergency medical services a professional field and had a national reputation for leadership in standardizing the training for EMTs around the country. "He was one of the few people who saw the importance of...