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  • Democrats Using Gun Control As Weapon; Did McKinney Waver?

    It's clear that Connecticut's post-Newtown gun control law will play a loud role in the legislative campaigns as Second Amendment advocates attack supporters, predictably. But Democrats are also using the issue as a weapon against anyone who hints at...
  • Kevin Hunt: Why Does It Take A Billing Cycle To Switch Electricity Suppliers?

    Kevin Hunt: Why Does It Take A Billing Cycle To Switch Electricity Suppliers?
    Q: "When I figured out the cause of the big increase in my electric bill in December, I quickly chose another provider at a fixed rate. This provider assured me that their rate would take effect with my next billing. But when I received January's bill...
  • Tribal Tweak Could Spare State From More Casinos

    The good news is that new federal rules for tribal recognition might not mean more casinos and potentially ruinous land claims for Connecticut. That's been the fear as the Bureau of Indian Affairs has worked for more than a year to revise its...
  • Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail

    Eating Well Along The Connecticut Wine Trail
    The next time you're visiting the state's farm wineries, save room for pan-roasted chicken breast with housemade gnocchi, spring onions and sweet peas, paired with an estate reserve Chardonnay. Or dry Riesling with wood-grilled Jamaican jerk chicken,...
  • Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester

    Property of the Week: Northwoods of Colchester
    North Woods of Colchester’s newest residents Kathy Regan-Pyne and Roy Pyne didn’t really need to move to their single-floor ranch-style home. But like so many other residents, they chose to move as a lifestyle upgrade and are delighted that...
  • Hombre, acusado de violar a niña de 12 años de edad, fue encontrado muerto en su celda de prisión

    Un hombre de Lebanon quien fuera encarcelado por presuntamente violar a una niña de 12 años de edad aparentemente se suicidó el lunes en la institución correccional MacDougall-Walker en Suffield, según un comunicado del Departamento de Corrección estatal....
  • Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum

    Timeline: Big Moments For The Wadsworth Atheneum
    In its early days, many would have doubted that the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art would still be around in 2014. Old Lyme artist Henry White (1861-1952) painted a sorrowful picture of the museum he visited as a boy: "The picture gallery was a...
  • Enfield High and Enrico Fermi Sports Schedule 2/7 & 2/8

    Enfield High School boys and girls basketball are scheduled to play Somers High School Friday. The boys JV and Varsity team will host Somers High with games scheduled at 5:30 and 7 p.m. at Enfield High School, 1624 Enfield St. Enfield girls JV and...
  • The Joys Of Winterfalling Across Connecticut

    The Joys Of Winterfalling Across Connecticut
    When life gives you snow and cold, go winterfalling. At least I think that's how the phrase goes. In this seemingly never-ending winter, it's important to stay optimistic. And visiting some of my favorite summer waterfalls locked in winter hibernation...
  • Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design

    Connecticut's Golden Age Of Furniture Design
    A young Windsor furniture maker's "fateful liaison" with an unmarried woman in June 1766 helped pave the way for the Connecticut Valley's golden age of furniture production. Eliphalet Chapin's wayward ways with a neighboring damsel named Hannah Bartlett...
  • Easing Tribal Recognition Standards A Bad Idea

    Unless it can be stopped, Connecticut is about to get rolled by the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs. Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is so angry about this that he hand-delivered a letter about it to President Obama last week. Everyone ought to be angry. The BIA is...