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  • 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....
  • Local Politics Can Be Just Pure Craziness

    What did we learn from this week's local elections? The short answer is nothing. You should never trust anybody who claims that city and town elections prove anything about statewide or national trends. For example, ignore all the people who tell you...
  • $1 Patent Ignited Creation Of Green-Technology Firm

    $1 Patent Ignited Creation Of Green-Technology Firm
    BOLTON — The most promising new green technology company in Connecticut — as judged by the Connecticut Technology Council back in 2011 — bought the patent for its product for $1. Several years ago, Doug Rode, now managing partner of...
  • Monday Morning Coffee: A few thoughts about Newtown.

     
    Good Monday Morning, Fellow Seekers. I wasn't going to write about the shootings in Newtown, Conn., last Friday that claimed the lives of 20 first- graders and seven adults -- including one teacher who gave her life to save her......
  • The Tapped And Untapped Potential Of New Hartford's Fields and Forests

    The Tapped And Untapped Potential Of New Hartford's Fields and Forests
    On paper it is a brilliant plan. With a greenway of more than 300 acres encompassing picturesque farms with views of the surrounding hills, valleys and lush, deep forests, the Bakerville section of New Hartford has the potential to be a major draw for...
  • Warrants Detail Alleged Assaults Of Teens In Torrington

    The arrest warrants for two Torrington High School football players accused of sexually assaulting two 13-year-old girls describe a night of drinking, marijuana smoking and, ultimately, sexual contact between the 18-year-old boys and the girls. The...
  • Teen Pleads Guilty In Torrington Sex Case

    Edgar Gonzalez, an 18-year-old Torrington High School football player charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl, pleaded guilty Tuesday to second-degree sexual assault and second-degree robbery and faces up to seven years in prison when he is...
  • Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond

    Fireworks in Connecticut for July 4th and Beyond
    It's fireworks time. Here's a big list of where you can see and hear (and feel in your chest) some colorful explosions above your head. July 3 Bridgeport: 8 p.m. Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., (203) 345-4800. bridgeportbluefish.com. Danbury:...
  • Bartender Buddha: The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition

    Bartender Buddha: The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition
    Bartender Buddha was at The Faith Middleton Food and Booze Schmooze Martini Competition last week. The mixology event was held at Farmington Gardens and featured 37 bartenders from area bars and restaurants. Summer cocktails seemed to be on everyone's...
  • July 28, 9:40 p.m.: Catching The Spirit Of The Games

    The spirit of the Olympics is in the air. We heard a crowd of people belting out "We are the Champions" in the halls of the London Underground. A bit earlier in the day we just happened to walk by the open door of a pub in perfect time to see Ryan...
  • 6 Great Shows Near Hartford This Week

    6 Great Shows Near Hartford This Week
    1) Mystic Bowie w/ Anthem Band, Arch Street Tavern, 85 Arch St., Hartford, (860) 246-7610 10 p.m. $7-$10. archstreettavern.com. 2) Sebadoh, Pearl Street Nightclub, 10 Pearl St., Northampton, (413) 586-8686 8:30 p.m. $15-$18. iheg.com. 3) Stealing...