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  • A Kennedy Stirs Connecticut's Politics

    State Sen. Ed Meyer, D-Guilford, will not seek a sixth term in November. He has been a brave soldier in the endless battle to protect the public's right to know what its government is doing. This is harder duty than most people think. Those invested with public authority in Connecticut are always looking for ways to douse the spotlight on what they do your name.
  • New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally

     New Law To Restrict Excessive Judges' Pensions Has Holes In It - Intentionally
    State legislators vowed to pass legislation to cut back an overly generous judicial retirement provision that will give $100,000-a-year lifetime pensions to two newly appointed judges after they serve less than four years on the bench. But the...

    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...

    A 'Real Bearded Santa' Makes All The Difference

    A 'Real Bearded Santa' Makes All The Difference
    Each holiday season, when the boys have their annual encounter with Santa Claus, Sam very seriously studies the Big Guy and reports back to me.  "It's a fake beard," he'll murmer surreptitiously, out of the corner of his mouth.  "I can see the elastic...

    An Autumn Adventure That Looks Across Beseck Mountain

    An Autumn Adventure That Looks Across Beseck Mountain
    There is a parking area along Route 66 at the Meriden/Middlefield border that is usually full no matter what time of the year. It's the access point for the final leg of the Mattabesett Trail, which winds north to Higby Mountain and eventually Lamentation...