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  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence

    The 'Provision State': Connecticut Resources Fed Struggle For Independence
    Freezing cold, stricken with smallpox and under attack from enemy ships in a foreign land, a regiment of American soldiers fled their encampment in Deschambault, Canada, early on the morning of May 7, 1776. Under the command of Col. Charles Burrall, the...
  • Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries

    Mother Encourages Others With Back Pain To Re-consider Spinal Surgeries
    Putting dishes on the table was becoming impossible for Lynda Pascone of Southbury. Only 30, the emergency medical technician had suffered a herniated disc when she stopped a patient aboard a six-foot stretcher from sliding down an incline. The physically...
  • From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In Connecticut

    From Latin American To Polish Varieties, Blood Sausage Plentiful In  Connecticut
    Outside of Criollisimo Restaurant on Arch Street in New Britain, on a sandwich board advertising the specials of the day, the magic word, "Morcilla," could be seen down the sidewalk. Inside, waiting at the counter was Diane Alverio, publisher of the...
  • 'I'm In': Malloy Announcement No Surprise

    With an "I'm in" message emailed to supporters Friday, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced his candidacy for a second term after a meeting of the State Bond Commission. Everyone, of course, has assumed Mr. Malloy would seek re-election with Lt. Gov. Nancy...
  • Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business

    Workplace Prank Led To Multimillion-Dollar Business
    GLASTONBURY — The same fevered imagination brought the world a blue gingham inflatable ice-holding tray for outdoor picnics, obnoxious magnetic bumper stickers and an oversized ceramic mug shaped like a toilet. "Our toilet mug, I think, it defines...
  • Mark Boughton: Work To Create Jobs

    Twelve years ago, when I became Danbury's mayor, I pledged to put people over politics to address the community's challenges. The results are clear: Danbury's economy grew though the statewide economy shrank, the city's unemployment rate is lower than the...
  • Off The Court

    1,714 Miles To Texas Saturday's win meant more to UConn students who traveled 1,714 miles and 30 hours by bus to Texas. It meant they didn't have to get right back on for the long journey home. UConn junior Kailee Himes said the trip was made easier by...
  • An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago

    An Easter Concert 75 Years Ago
    Easter is a holiday of hope. It was on Easter Sunday 75 years ago that Marian Anderson, whose grandfather had been a slave, sowed hope in the heart of the nation with her legendary performance. The famed contralto sang "America" on the steps of the...
  • Lawmakers, Stop Meddling In School Subjects

    When the General Assembly passed a law two decades ago encouraging schools to teach students about the Holocaust and other genocidal action, it seemed like a good idea. Then came a similar bill about the Great Famine in Ireland, and bills concerning...
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...