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  • Connecticut Has Seen a Rash of Fraud and Theft Involving Fine Art

    Connecticut Has Seen a Rash of Fraud and Theft Involving Fine Art
    Connecticut seems to be riding a wave of art crime. A Madison gallery owner pleaded guilty earlier this month to selling fake Chagalls and Picassos. In August, an assistant to Jasper Johns was charged with stealing the Sharon, Conn.-based pop artist's...
  • Malloy Says Shutdown Could Undercut Recovery

    Malloy Says Shutdown Could Undercut Recovery
    HARTFORD — Spurred by the threat that a congressional showdown over Obamacare will shut down the federal government, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget director asked heads of state agencies Tuesday for contingency plans by Oct. 1 on how to maintain...
  • Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire

    Malloy's Budget: A Fiscal High Wire
    TOWNS SEE LOOMING SHORTFALLS By Betsy Gara Town leaders are anxiously crunching numbers as they review Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's proposed budget. Given the size of the budget deficit, the Connecticut Council of Small Towns applauds the intent of the...
  • "Spamalot" Opens TriArts Theater in Sharon

    The musical "Spamalot" opens the TriArts Sharon Playhouse running June 26 to July 7 in Sharon, CT. Jennifer Werner directs and choreographs with music direction by Eric Kang. Next up is the two-character musical "They're Playing Our Song," staged by...
  • October Storm Hits Connecticut

    Nov 8 Some 18,000 Connecticut Light and Power customers were still without power midday Tuesday, most in the Simsbury area. About one-third of Simsbury was without electricity, as was a quarter of Avon and Farmington, and many in Granby, Canton,...
  • Harford County police blotter: Shots reported fired in Aberdeen

    Aberdeen Aberdeen police report: A brush fire was reported last Thursday at Route 715 and Hickory Drive. Someone broke a windshield on a vehicle Friday at West Bel Air Avenue and Baltimore Street. Money and medicine were stolen by a known suspect...
  • Paul Leka dies at 68; co-writer of 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye'

    Paul Leka dies at 68; co-writer of 'Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye'
    It was intended to be a "throwaway" song, the seldom-played B-side of a 45-rpm record produced in a New York recording studio in 1969. Instead, it became an A-side No. 1 hit single for a band called Steam, a song whose simple but catchy chorus became...
  • Unions Balk At Teacher Certification Changes

    Teacher union leaders, school administrators and state officials harmonized last week over a proposed teacher evaluation system. But Tuesday when Gov.Dannel P. Malloyannounced plans to reduce red tape and to "empower local school districts" — steps...
  • Unions Unsettled By Malloy's Call For Tenure Reform

    The leaders of the state's teachers unions aren't happy with how Gov.Dannel P. Malloydescribed the current tenure system in his State of the State address Wednesday — "the only thing you have to do is show up for four years" — but they say...
  • Damien Bona dies at 56; co-wrote 'Inside Oscar' on Academy Awards

    Damien Bona dies at 56; co-wrote 'Inside Oscar' on Academy Awards
    Damien Bona earned a law degree from New York University in 1980 but spent only two years practicing law. As he told the Los Angeles Times in 1986, "I had to choose between a job and an obsession. I chose the obsession." Bona's obsession was the Academy...
  • America's hometowns, found in New England

    America's hometowns, found in New England
    It's autumn in New England The days are getting shorter. Wood piles are stacked high. Geese are flying south, and Indian corn is hanging from the door. People in new L.L. Bean flannels stop their cars in the middle of the road snapping pictures or...