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New London (New London, Connecticut)

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  • Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment

    Changing Views On Crime And The Ultimate Punishment
    Courant crime reporter Gerald J. Demeusy probably didn't realize at the time that he would chronicle a historic moment in Connecticut on the night of May 17, 1960. The veteran journalist watched 2,000 volts of electricity surge through the body of...
  • Taxing Colleges, Hospitals Won't Solve State's Problems

    Credit House Speaker Brendan Sharkey with taking on one of the most serious problems facing the state — its over-reliance on the property tax to pay for government services. This antiquated system sets town against town, increases sprawl and...
  • A Girl, 12, Is Hanged In Connecticut For Murder In 1786

    A Girl, 12, Is Hanged In Connecticut For Murder In 1786
    The last time a female was executed in Connecticut was more than two centuries ago, and the person punished by death was not a woman, but a child: Hannah Occuish was 12 years old when she was hanged in New London five days before Christmas 1786. Hannah,...
  • Talkin' Blues And Roots With Keb' Mo'

    Talkin' Blues And Roots With Keb' Mo'
    Over the course of a career now pushing into its fifth decade, Keb' Mo' — born Kevin Moore in Los Angeles, Calif. — has become a sort of blues ambassador, a testament to his incredible skills as an interpreter of the various blues subgenres....
  • Boxers In Connecticut Hall of Fame

    Boxers with state ties in the Connecticut Boxing Hall of Fame. 2013 ISRAEL "PITO" CARDONA: Cardona, a Hartford native, turned to pro boxing at the age of 18, winning his pro debut in 1993. He won the International Boxing Organization super...
  • Candace Devendittis at Dev's On Bank in New London

    Candace Devendittis at Dev's On Bank in New London
    Candace is happy to make you whatever your heart desires, especially if it's a Bleeding Heart, just don't ask her to surprise you. Q: What's your favorite drink? A: Bud Light bottle and my favorite wine is the Tapena red. My favorite drink to make...
  • State Takes Family's Land To Build Highway, But Won't Return It After Road Project Dies

     State Takes Family's Land To Build Highway, But Won't Return It After Road Project Dies
    By the force of its eminent domain authority, the state Department of Transportation took 11.3 acres from an Andover couple 27 years ago for construction of the then-planned Route 6 expressway from Bolton to Windham. Now that expressway project is dead...
  • Third Registrar Is Nonessential Employee

    One of the several ill effects of bad laws is that they can waste money. One such law has drained more than $1 million from Hartford taxpayers since 2008. Now there's a chance to put a stop to it. The law in questions involves the election of...
  • Finding The Best Places To Work: Nominate Your Employer As A Courant/FOX CT Top Workplace

    Finding The Best Places To Work: Nominate Your Employer As A Courant/FOX CT Top Workplace
    Do you have a rewarding job at a great workplace that gets it? If so, you might be employed at one of the 55 companies, organizations and agencies that were honored in September as one of the Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces of 2013. And if your employer...
  • First Responders Could Help Cut Heroin Deaths

    The rapid rise in heroin deaths around the nation is frightening. Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman may be just one of thousands of victims of this awful epidemic. The nation and Connecticut can do more to stop these deaths. Many are linked to a dangerous...
  • 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...