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  • Upscale Towns Courting Affordable Housing

    When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit. It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
  • Connecticut's Top Billionaire Making Headlines of the Wrong Sort

    Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen. Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
  • Crime & Punishment: Hartford Police Officer in Trouble For Comparing Black Men To Gorillas

    Crime & Punishment: Hartford Police Officer in Trouble For Comparing Black Men To Gorillas
    Eight-sided buildings were an architectural trend in the mid 19th century, spurred on by proto-psychologist Orson Squire Fowler, who wrote that they improved health by allowing for a greater influx of natural lighting. One of his followers was a Danbury...
  • Pure Prairie League Comes to Connecticut

    Pure Prairie League Comes to Connecticut
    You already know who Pure Prairie League is. No really, you do. They sing that song "Amie," that goes, "Amie, whatchoo wanna do? I think I could stay with you for a while, maybe longer if I do." It was a big hit in 1975, at the height of a bluegrass...
  • Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim

    Business Climate Panned, But It's Not All Grim
    Which state has just about the nation's worst business climate? To judge by a recent Forbes magazine article, we're it. But Forbes, though accurately reporting some concerns about Connecticut, doesn't take into account recent signs of hope. (The article...
  • Crime & Punishment: Danbury Resident Goes To Italy, Breaks a Finger Off the Virgin Mary Statue

    Crime & Punishment: Danbury Resident Goes To Italy, Breaks a Finger Off the Virgin Mary Statue
    The half-brother of former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown was arrested in Old Lyme for impersonating a law enforcement officer in a bizarre, elaborate and seemingly pointless ruse. Outfitted in a nylon belt holding a real, loaded pistol, Bruce Browne (who spells...
  • The Gun Industry Will Challenge Gov. Malloy in the 2014 Election

    The Gun Industry Will Challenge Gov. Malloy in the 2014 Election
    Connecticut gun owners are angry as hell at Gov. Dannel Malloy. Connecticut's gun industry is pissed at him too. So are pro-gun lobbies like the NRA and the Newtown-based National Shooting Sports Foundation. Those gun groups appear certain to pump big...
  • Access Health CT Hosts 'Chats' About New Health Exchange

    Connecticut's health exchange is hosting several more discussions across the state to explain the new online marketplace, which is a part of the Affordable Care Act sometimes called Obamacare. In addition to the exchange hosting chats, the University of...
  • Hartford Men's Hoops Announces Full Non-Conference Schedule

    Hartford men's basketball coach John Gallagher has announced the Hawks' non-conference schedule, which includes a road game against national champion Louisville, a matchup against every in-state mid-major team and a wild stretch of four games in seven...
  • Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST REGGAE

    Connecticut Music Awards 2013: BEST REGGAE
    Mystic Bowie When you're talking about reggae in Fairfield County, the first name that always comes up is Mystic Bowie. He was a member of the Tom Tom Club with Chris and Tina from the Talking Heads. He's buds with reggae king Toots Hibbert. And his...
  • The Fight Continues Over Bridgeport Aviation Pioneer Gustave Whitehead and His Place in the History Books

    The Fight Continues Over Bridgeport Aviation Pioneer Gustave Whitehead and His Place in the History Books
    The cast of potential characters in a movie about Bridgeport aviation pioneer Gustave Whitehead, who was reported in an August 1901 article in a Bridgeport paper to have flown in a powered aircraft, two years before the Wright brothers flew, gets longer...