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  • 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...
  • Wallace Stevens: Hartford's Private Poet

    Wallace Stevens: Hartford's Private Poet
    When Wallace Stevens moved to Hartford from New York in 1916 to work in the insurance business, he was well-known in poetry circles but not yet acclaimed as one of the greatest poets of the 20th century. He had been married for seven years to a woman...
  • Águilas acuden a Connecticut en masa

    Águilas acuden a Connecticut en masa
    Aficionados de aves rapaces están muy entusiasmados con la llegada de un número récord de águilas de cabeza blanca en la parte baja del Río Connecticut donde desembocan las aguas. Estos majestuosos visitantes son comedores de pescado, volando desde el...
  • 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....
  • STORY: After Years Of Neglect By State, Buildings At Resort Will Be Demolished [January 24, 2013]

     At the former Sunrise Resort, in a once grand dining hall on the shores of the Salmon River, a highchair rests on the roof, and patches of moss grow on the shredded wall-to-wall carpet.     The abandoned resort, once a vacation destination for...
  • Movie Musical 'Holiday Inn' Heads to Stage at Connecticut's Goodspeed

    Holiday entertainment this year will include a new stage tuner. "Holiday Inn," based in the 1942 Paramount movie musical centering on a country inn open only on major holidays, will have its stage preem next fall at the Goodspeed Opera House in East...
  • Ethical Breaches From Little Favors Grow

    I taught a class on lawyers' ethics for a friend of mine at the University of Connecticut Law School the other day. It took a few hours to prepare and an hour and a half to deliver the class. When I finished, my friend noted that now that I was no...
  • The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month

    The Backstage Comedy 'Room Service' Contorts Westport Country Playhouse This Month
    And the theater name on everyone's lips this week is... George Abbott? George Abbott is one of the biggest names in American theater history. He had a new show opening on Broadway nearly every year between the mid-1920s and the mid-1970s. It helped that...
  • Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom

    Glastonbury's Eli Baker To Star In New NBC Sitcom
    In January, Eli Baker was a sixth-grader in Glastonbury, playing on soccer and lacrosse teams and auditioning for stage, film and television roles. Two months later, the 11-year-old was filming a NBC television pilot, "Growing Up Fisher," that will be a...