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  • DCF Problems Merit Governor's Attention

    Brace yourself. The state's Child Fatality Review Panel will issue a report next month that reveals deadly failures at the Department of Children and Families in protecting a Danbury child who was killed at the end of September. The child's father has...
  • Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases

    Republican Governor Candidates Building Their Bases
    The race for the Republican nomination for governor is an odd and complex affair. The candidates are campaigning around the state seeking support from the 1,200 people they expect to be delegates at the May nominating convention at the Mohegan Sun casino....
  • NU Fundraising Email Reveals Ugly Politics

    Northeast Utilities Chairman, President and CEO Thomas May, a Massachusetts resident, is a successful executive with appalling instincts who made an ugly assault on decency in September. The wealthy executive used the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre...
  • This Week's Center Of The Universe Is Danbury

    A woman pulls into a gas station in Bridgeport and asks a guy: "How do I get to Danbury?" The guy says: "Plead guilty." Thank you. I'm here all week. That was my first ever Danbury joke, but I'm going to need more of them because the Hat City is...
  • 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...
  • Cheaper, Self-Propelled Rail Cars Are New Again

    On Sept. 6, The Boston Globe reported that Massachusetts was creating a train service between two of Boston's most vital — but heretofore poorly connected — neighborhoods, Back Bay and the Seaport District. Two things caught my eye. The...
  • Facts? Thinking It's True Sets Foley Free

    Today in this space, we're introducing a new Tom Foley-inspired game called "I Think It's True But It Might Not Be." As many of you know, Tom Foley, not yet a candidate for governor, has been touring the state directing charges at Gov. Dannel P. Malloy,...
  • 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...
  • Newtown Massacre Panel Hampered By Secrecy, Lack Of Funds

     Newtown Massacre Panel Hampered By Secrecy, Lack Of Funds
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's own Sandy Hook Advisory Commission isn't having any more luck than the general public and news outlets in obtaining information from state police investigators about the tragedy. The panel of experts that the governor appointed...
  • Mom's Mission To Raise Awareness About Down Syndrome

    Mom's Mission To Raise Awareness About Down Syndrome
    A Manchester mom has started a Facebook page called Caleb's Quest and is inviting people to become informed during Down Syndrome Awareness Month. "When we received the pre-natal diagnosis, there wasn't much information we were given," says Denise Curran...
  • Paul Greenberg: Church, state and the Supremes

    It's not just the American economy that has a deficit problem but American law. Call it a deficit of common sense. Here's the latest, irritating and all too common example of this recurrent problem, even plague. According to an appellate court up in...