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  • Newtown 911 Calls Are Public

    Newtown 911 Calls Are Public
    Secrecy in government took a deserved pounding this week. New Britain Superior Court Judge Eliot Prescott struck a welcome blow for openness by ordering the release of 911 calls made to Newtown police about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary...
  • An Embarrassing Sandy Hook Report

    Some high-ranking state officials continue to plunder their credibility in their quest to shut the public out of the people's business. The assault on the public's sensibilities reached a Captain Queeg-like level of madness with the release of Danbury...
  • Police Report Fatally Taints Foley Ambition

    Republican Tom Foley has been conniving to keep a damaging secret for years. The release at any time in the past decade of a 1981 police report account of a chilling summer night on Long Island that tells a tale of an alleged assault with a motor...
  • Simsbury Facing 'Big' Problem: The Office Complex Left Behind

    Simsbury Facing 'Big' Problem: The Office Complex Left Behind
    From the landmark Heublein Tower, the scenic view of Simsbury shows most properties as specks on the landscape — with the exception of one: the sprawling suburban campus of The Hartford Financial Services Group. Even from a distance there is no...
  • Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield

    Flavor Profile: Baro in Fairfield
    Baró knows what it wants to be: a New World cantina serving craft cocktails and small plates of inspired Latin cuisine. This three-month-old restaurant in the Brick Walk section of downtown Fairfield features a spare, industrial-rustic décor in which to...
  • The Quotable Edith Prague

    The Quotable Edith Prague
    January 27, 1999 From a Courant Op-Ed on Prague's opposition to the deal to build a stadium for the New England Patriots in downtown Hartford: "Those who support the stadium deal say it will be a partnership between Connecticut and the Kraft family. I...
  • Impending Sandy Hook report like another 'body blow,' official says

    Impending Sandy Hook report like another 'body blow,' official says
    As Newtown, Conn., awaited the release Monday of an official report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, the city's top elected official compared each reminder of the shootings to a "body blow" and spoke of the despair she feels as the one-year...
  • Sandy Hook report offers chilling details about school shooter

    Sandy Hook report offers chilling details about school shooter
    NEW YORK — The gunman who massacred 26 people at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., was obsessed with mass murders and so mentally twisted that his mother planned to move him out of state so he could attend a special school, yet she had...
  • Sandy Hook report: Lanza responsible for rampage, motive remains mystery

    NEW YORK -- Adam Lanza, whose shooting rampage at the Sandy Hook Elementary School left 20 first-graders and six adults dead, acted with deliberation despite his mental health problems and is criminally responsible for the attack that horrified the...
  • Despite local concern, judge orders Newtown 911 tapes released

    A Connecticut judge Tuesday ordered the release of recordings of 911 calls made the day of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Conn., rejecting a state prosecutor's arguments that they should remain sealed to protect witnesses and the...
  • Newtown's lone gunman [Editorial]

    Newtown's lone gunman  [Editorial]
    The recent report issued by Danbury State's Attorney Stephen J. Sedensky III may not be the definitive account of the Newtown shootings of nearly one year ago, but the 48-page document is worth reading. Perhaps not so much for what it finds as it what...