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  • Why I Want To Give Up Teaching

    Why I Want To Give Up Teaching
    Surrounded by piles of student work to grade, lessons to plan and laundry to do, I have but one hope for the new year: that the Common Core State Standards, their related Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium testing and the new teacher evaluation...
  • Elizabeth Natale: Here's What Schoolchildren Need

    Elizabeth Natale: Here's What Schoolchildren Need
    Last week, I heard a teacher comment that one of her students came to kindergarten unable to identify the color red. "Didn't anyone at home ever say to this child, 'Look at the red fire engine'?" she asked. While the importance of teachers cannot be...
  • In Local Elections, Your Vote Has Power

    Vote in your town's elections Tuesday, and you might well decide who wins. Connecticut's local elections are won routinely by minuscule winning margins. My study of races for city and town councils and boards of selectmen in 2011 reveals this clearly....
  • Leave Rattlesnakes Alone, They Eat Ticks

    The timber rattlesnake, which is extinct in Rhode Island and Maine, is one of Connecticut's endangered species and is reportedly is losing the battle with humans, a trend that should be reversed. Timber rattlesnakes find welcoming habitat in central...
  • When Being Thought A Witch Was No Joke

    Among the ghouls, goblins, ghosts and other costumed trick-or-treaters making their rounds tonight, there are bound to be more than a few witches. Indeed, the image of the black-caped, wart-nosed, broomstick-riding crone with the pointy hat is a very...
  • Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water

     Floods: Connecticut Knows The Power Of Water
    August 1955 is hot, and wet. On the 12th and 13th, the tail end of Hurricane Connie has passed, dropping up to 8 inches of rain over much of Connecticut. And now it is hot again, this being one of the warmest months on record, thanks to a persistent...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Q&A With "Sex And The City" Writer, Candace Bushnell

    Q&A With "Sex And The City" Writer, Candace Bushnell
    When it comes to romance, who would know better than author/columnist Candace Bushnell, who brought us the love, money and status tribulations of hip New Yorker Carrie Bradshaw and friends in her best-selling novelturned-hit-TV show and movies, “Sex...
  • Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom

    Tenants Welcome: Hartford, Suburbs Headed For Apartment Building Boom
    The addition of nearly 1,000 new apartments over the next few years could be what downtown Hartford needs to secure a long-elusive vibrancy beyond the work week. Five apartment projects are now underway — four conversions and one new complex&...
  • All-Courant Football Defensive Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school football defense team package: Linemen Ian Dieli, Hand-Madison, Sr. Derek Hawkins, Bloomfield, Sr. Matt Houpert, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Jayson Martin, Farmington, Sr. Zach Maxwell, Southington, Sr. Jonathan...
  • All-Courant Boys Cross Country Team

    The 2013 All-Courant high school boys cross country team package: Omar Abdelsame, Plainville, Jr. Russell Adam, Cheshire, Jr. Christopher Ahlquist, Hall-West Hartford, Sr. Patrick Begley, Suffield, Sr. Matt Chisholm, Farmington, Sr. Jordan Dixon,...