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  • Cards, toiletries and snacks being collected for troops

    The South Washington County Military Support Group sends boxes of greeting cards and goodies to troops at Christmas. Tens of thousands of troops will be serving away from home during the holiday season. There are a few opportunities currently for...
  • 'Scootie' Will Take Us Where We Need To Go

    We need to talk about Scootie. Scootie is the name I suggested, roughly 12 years ago, for the Hartford to New Britain busway, and like so many of my brilliant ideas, it was ignored. Scootie was a good name because (a) who could hate something named...
  • Sentimental Journey For Jews To Hartford's North End

    An old city is a living palimpsest, a parchment constantly being erased and written over by migration and development. But the old is never entirely erased, it is there for the looking. Last Sunday I went looking, for signs of the large Jewish...
  • McMahon May Have A Plan, But No Good Answers

    Every few years, it's time again to point out that Mark Davis is necessary. The veteran WTNH newsman is part Sam Donaldson and part Ron Burgundy with a dash of sportscaster Jim Gray. He has a knack for barking out questions that make politicians...
  • Worst Deadbeat? Too Close To Call

    Everything is so close! The U.S Senate race is too close to call and so is the argument about who is the bigger deadbeat. Your choices: A) Chris Murphy, who appears to have fallen behind, at various times, on his rent, his mortgage, his property taxes,...
  • Connecticut Politics: It Was Crowded Under The Bus

    It was not a good week to be near a bus. Linda McMahon kicked things off by throwing Mitt under the bus for the derogatory comments he made about the 47 percent of Americans who pay no taxes. "I disagree with Gov. Romney's insinuation that 47 percent of...
  • The Dos And Don'ts Of Defeating Gun Control Bills

    The Dos And Don'ts Of Defeating Gun Control Bills
    There's a right way and a wrong way to go about killing a gun-control bill. DO: Follow the official procedures and observe the unofficial etiquette when you go to the Legislative Office Building in Hartford to testify against a bill at a public hearing....
  • Sign code as a weapon

    Sign code as a weapon
    NORFOLK, Va. -- A drearily familiar dialectic is on display here: Government is behaving badly in order to silence protests of other bad behavior. It is violating the Constitution's First Amendment, stifling speech about its violation of the Fifth...
  • Parenting Coach Provides 'Snow Day Tool Kit'

    Parenting Coach Provides 'Snow Day Tool Kit'
    Oh, boy....it's ANOTHER DAY OFF!  We are currently still in our jammies.  After reading our latest "Narnia" book together, eating a leisurely breakfast and playing lots of Lego, I'm now letting the guys enjoy the ole' video games while I get a little more...
  • Commemorating The First Step Toward Freedom

    Fearfully, I thought I'd gotten it wrong, that somehow slavery had not ended and colored folks truly weren't free. It was the early 1960s in Illinois. The family was gathered around the lone black and white Zenith, watching some guy named King being...
  • Funeral Home Director In Newtown Looks Back On A Week of Crisis and Support

    Funeral Home Director In Newtown Looks Back On A Week of Crisis and Support
    After Dan Honan finally finished the unspeakable task of laying to rest 11 first-graders in five days, he sat and tried to put it in perspective at the same hardwood table where those children's families had made plans no one should ever make. But the...