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  • Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It

    Shakespeare In The Summer: Mostly Outdoors, As You Like It
    Why, this is very midsummer madness. —Olivia, "Twelfth Night," Act 3, Scene 4 There are a slew of Shakespeare shows happening outdoors in Connecticut in July and August. Shall we compare them to a summer's day? Sure, why not? The plays...
  • Regional Digest: CT Boxing Hall Of Fame

    CT Boxing Hall Of Fame Former two-time World Boxing Association heavyweight champion John Ruiz and Peter Manfredo, Jr. lead a six-member Class of 2014 into the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. They will be inducted Nov. 8 in the Uncas Ballroom at Mohegan...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Real Estate Finance Association Represented At Habitat For Humanity Initiative

    The Real Estate Finance Association of Connecticut (REFA CT) recently participated in two Habitat for Humanity projects. Members from the REFA Fairfield/Westchester Chapter and the REFA Hartford Chapter stepped out of the office and onto two separate...
  • Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials

    Courtroom Surprises: Twists And Turns In Connecticut Trials
    Nearly a century ago, it might have become the trial of the century. A Bridgeport priest was shot dead on a busy city street. Multiple witnesses placed a dim-witted vagrant at the scene. Ballistics experts linked the man's gun to the crime. A chilling...
  • Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street

     Murder Mystery: Sea Captain Meets His Fate On A Bridgeport Street
    Navy Captain George Colvocoresses survived yellow fever, explored uncharted islands of the South Pacific Ocean and conducted daring raids on Southern command posts during the Civil War, only to come home to Connecticut and end up dead. The circumstances...
  • Court Right To Deny Law License To Ganim

    On Wednesday, the Connecticut Supreme Court unanimously quashed former Bridgeport Mayor Joseph Ganim's efforts to get his law license back, upholding a lower court ruling. It was not a hard call. Mr. Ganim, a lawyer, was a popular mayor of the state's...
  • Public Financing Race Consumes Candidates

    Connecticut's expensive public financing of election campaigns was intended to take the emphasis off money in politics. A candidate would raise a modest amount of money in small contributions of no more than $100 each and then dive into the honey pot of...
  • 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...
  • Dental Mission Does A Mouthful

    One of the glaring divides between the haves and have-nots in this country is dental care. Millions of Americans — 180 million by one estimate — do not receive dental care. Fifty percent of adults over age 30 have some level of gum disease,...
  • Certify Work Skills Of Returning Veterans

    Veterans returning to Connecticut face significant obstacles getting the licenses and educational credit they need to transition back to civilian life. These barriers have devastating consequences for returning service members, their households and our...
  • Feds Seeking To Pay Connecticut Nuclear Workers

    Federal officials sought Thursday to connect former nuclear workers in the state with compensation that lawmakers approved for them a decade and a half ago. At a hotel in Cromwell, U.S. Department of Labor officials held an information session about...