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  • Putin Should Bring His Skates To Norwich

    Russian President Vladimir Putin and I have something in common: We both play senior hockey. I hasten to note that the similarities end there. I have been smacking a vulcanized rubber disc around for 60 of my 64 years. Putin, 61, took it up several...
  • Column: What Price For Goodspeed's Successor?

    Column: What Price For Goodspeed's Successor?
    How do you replace a legend? The answer, of course, is you don’t. You find someone who respects past accomplishments but has his or her own independent vision for the future. Trouble comes, however, when the legend plays a major role in choosing...
  • This Mom Says Parenthood Is A Lot Like Climbing A Mountain

    This Mom Says Parenthood Is A Lot Like Climbing A Mountain
    Motherhood is like climbing a mountain. At least, that's what Sophie Helenek thinks. "You have ups and downs. You have sleep deprivation. You really have your doubts," says this Haddam mom, who became the youngest French woman to reach the summit of Mount...
  • Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test

    Some Parents Say No To Their Kids Taking Smarter Balanced Test
    As Connecticut prepares to launch a new standardized test that will be taken on computers, some parents are pushing to pull their children out of the exams. "I'm just concerned that this hasn't been reviewed thoroughly," said Candice Cushman, who has...
  • Algunos padres se niegan a que sus hijos tomen el examen Smarter Balanced

    Connecticut se prepara para lanzar un nuevo examen estandarizado que se tomarán en computadoras, algunos padres ponen presión para evitar que sus hijos tomen los exámenes. 'Me preocupa que esto no ha sido revisado a fondo,' dijo Candice Cushman, quien...
  • A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe

    A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe
    New Britain Museum of American Art's executive director Douglas Hyland was getting ready for a trip to Cuba when he found out that Jordan's Caterers, the Cheshire-based food business that ran the museum's successful NBMAA Café on The Park, would be...
  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • Farm to Hearth, Haddam

    Farm to Hearth, Haddam
    Todd Solek wakes up around 6 a.m. to chop firewood for his custom brick oven, where it will burn all day. Around 7 a.m., when other bakeries have sold half their stock, he begins mixing doughs by hand. Todd and his wife, Melissa, lovingly refer to...
  • 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   ...
  • Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed

    Connecticut Composer's Tunes Get New Run In 'Scrapbook' At Goodspeed
    It's not as if Stephen Schwartz was just hanging out at his Ridgefield home this fall. The composer's "to do" list was staggering: Working on lyrics to a new Bollywood animated movie musical, jetting around the world from Toledo to New Zealand to...
  • The First Snow Of The Season And Bald Eagles On Top Of Pistapaug Mountain

    The First Snow Of The Season And Bald Eagles On Top Of Pistapaug Mountain
    It had already been an awe-inspiring trip into the natural world, with everything etched in strokes of white after the season's first real snow. With the biting north wind still a no-show, snow hung on branches, clung to pine boughs and lay plastered on...