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Stamford

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  • Apple Camp Is Pretty Darn Cool

    Apple Camp Is Pretty Darn Cool
    Our youngest son loves video games....and it drives me crazy. He's an active, imaginative, smart, well-rounded kid.  We have limits.  Maybe it shouldn't bother me. But, it does. At any rate, while choosing summer activities, I racked my brain,...
  • Controversial Judge, Suspended In 2009 After Racially Charged Rant, Seeks Reappointment

     Controversial Judge, Suspended In 2009 After Racially Charged Rant, Seeks Reappointment
    Superior Court Judge E. Curtissa R. Cofield — who in recent years has served two disciplinary suspensions, one for 240 days after hurling racially charged taunts at a black state trooper during her October 2008 drunken-driving arrest — has...
  • California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense

    California Chrome Owner Shows Lack Of Horse Sense
    ELMONT, N.Y. — If only Steve Coburn had spoken as many words as his horse did after the 146th Belmont Stakes, he'd have a whole bunch more respect today. If California Chrome's co-owner had stated his argument calmly and precisely in the days...
  • Meet 'Mompreneurs' At This Weekend's MomEFair

    Meet 'Mompreneurs' At This Weekend's MomEFair
    Support local mom-owned businesses and learn about launching your own idea at this weekend's MomEFair, taking place at the Knights of Columbus in Stamford from noon to 2pm on Sunday, November 17th.  Organized by CT Moms Online, this unique holiday...
  • Chimp Attack Victim Charla Nash Criticizes State: 'Why ... Write A Law And Not Enforce It?'

    Charla Nash says she still can't remember the brutal attack by a chimpanzee that tore off her face and hands and blinded her on Feb. 16, 2009 — but she recalls the moment she finally heard a recording of the horrifying 911 call from that day....
  • Connecticut's Numbers Tell Gloomy Tales

    College basketball brings weeks of numbers to popular culture. Tournament seeds, scores and predictions are everywhere. (Mine? Florida defeats Louisville, 69-65.) While you're in the spirit, let's look at some Connecticut numbers. In January,...
  • Revolt Against Utility Chain Saws Stirs Connecticut's Trees

    They got the message and it was loud and clear: It's not good to be a tree in Connecticut. So like others before who felt the sting of persecution, they were pulling up roots. They were getting out of town. They were fleeing the only state they'd known....
  • Kids Need Tools To Battle Bullying

    October is Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. Stamford underscored the growing seriousness of the issue by actually arresting a 12-year-old girl last week. She allegedly was tormenting another girl to the point that the estranged friend was...
  • Tighten Rules, End Sweetheart State Hiring

    Courant readers have been paying close attention to my colleague Jon Lender's stories on state government officials hiring relatives for summer jobs in their departments. It's a dispiriting enough tale to have caught the attention of Gov. Dannel P....
  • East Haven Voters Must Jettison Mayor

    All you need to know about why closure and healing will be difficult for East Haven is that Mayor Joseph Maturo is still in office and running for re-election. Last year, he uttered these infamous words when asked what he planned to do for the town's...
  • My First Ride On The Busway Into Future

    I've seen the future — I hope. I've been on the busway. At the invitation of some folks from the state Department of Transportation, I took a ride (in a sturdy SUV) along much of the Hartford — New Britain busway route. If you are new to the...