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  • Test Tamperering Deserves An 'F' — For Fired

    Yes, as Hartford school board Chairman Matthew Poland said Thursday, it would have been good if the state investigation identified the person or persons who tampered with the 2013 Connecticut Mastery Test results at the Betances Early Reading Lab School....
  • Hartford: Bringing The Pieces Together

    Though it is not always apparent, there's a lot going on in Hartford. More people are living downtown and more downtown housing is on the way. A group of young entrepreneurs and artists is emerging in the city. There's a solid chance Coltsville will win...
  • Half-Baked Reporting System Keeps Election Results A Mystery

    Half-Baked Reporting System Keeps Election Results A Mystery
    By Wednesday afternoon, official results for all of Tuesday's local elections were still not up on the secretary of the state's website. This is crazy. By contrast, Florida voters knew by 8 p.m. Tuesday all their local election results — because...
  • Thumbs Up For Landmark Cross, Salary Sense

    A thumbs up to Waterbury Mayor Neil M. O'Leary and his volunteers who brought back a 52-foot-tall illuminated steel cross to the roadside hilltop that once was the site of the Holy Land USA attraction and its iconic cross. The cross was a landmark to...
  • Sleazy Tobacco Saga Ends With Prison Term

    The curtain falls on one of the sorriest incidents in recent Connecticut political history with the sentencing this week of the last of eight defendants in a campaign finance scandal. Paul Rogers, co-owner of a Waterbury smoke shop, was given six months...
  • Airport Poised For Takeoff Under New Management

    Finally, Connecticut's airports are under new management. After two years of preparation, the Connecticut Airport Authority has taken over operation and management of Bradley International Airport and the state's five other general aviation airports...
  • Gerald A. Lamb Was A Barrier-Breaker

    Gerald A. Lamb, who died recently at 89, is in the history books as the first African American in the nation to be elected to the position of state treasurer. He was elected Connecticut's treasurer twice, serving from 1963 to 1970. He also was the first...
  • What About Another Science Center?

    Are the parents of inner-city children from Bridgeport, New Haven and Waterbury going to take the time and expense to bring their children to the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford? I doubt it. Instead of pumping millions of dollars into the Science...
  • Fill Up The Rent With UConn Fans

    As a UConn football season ticket holder, I am constantly dismayed at the sold but unoccupied seats at Rentschler Field. Let's support our new coach and dedicated student athletes by filling those sold seats. Here's an idea: Season ticket holders who...
  • Freedom Of Information Always Under Attack

    That Connecticut's widely heralded Freedom of Information Act is under assault is troubling, but not new. Since the Newtown tragedy in December 2012, we've seen relentless efforts to cut back on public access to police reports and investigatory...
  • Connecticut's Trees Hold Memories, History

    Trees matter in Connecticut, and always have. The Charter Oak, the muscularly limbed behemoth in which Connecticut's charter was secreted to protect it from the king's agents in 1687, is central to our political creation story. Though it fell in an 1856...