| Jul 26, 2014
You're in front of a Google search screen. You type in "Terrence Carter" — in quotation marks — and then add Chicago, his hometown. Hit "Enter."
On the first page of results there's a link for some speakers' biographies for a 2011...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Stephen L. Saltzman was at New York University, almost done with his studies in a tax law program, when a well-meaning Irish Catholic instructor invited him to interview at a large Boston law firm where he worked.
But when Saltzman got to Massachusetts,...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:16 PM
There is a dangerous rhetorical game being played in the media and in politics, and the losers are children.
I'm referring not to the children whose tragic deaths were caused by negligent parents who left little ones in cars in blazing heat with windows...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 1:29 PM
So first the Amistad goes sailing off to parts unknown and then it returns and refuses to sail to New London’s tall ship festival Sailfest because “The Day of New London” hurt it’s feelings with negative coverage. Huh? Who’...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 3:36 PM
On Monday, Education Commissioner Stefan Pryor announced that 28 schools won $6.66 million in state and federal aid to help improve student performance.
The grants, which the state awarded on a competitive basis, will go to schools in 10 districts,...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 2:08 PM
Each day, the New London school board's special investigation into Terrence P. Carter's background has more ground to cover – as it emerged Tuesday that portions of his application essay for city school superintendent job were identical with the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 2:47 PM
When the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan was new, in the 1840s, New London harbor was a floating forest of topmasts, the second largest whaling port in the country. As the wonderfully restored wooden whaler set sail from New London this past weekend, there...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 3:27 PM
With less than three weeks to go before the Aug. 12 primary, the two Republican candidates for governor continue to spend advertising dollars attacking one another on pocketbook issues.
On Monday, John McKinney released a blistering new television ad...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 4:14 PM
There must have been something in the water in the early 1960s, something that made people want to have a show right here. Suddenly, there were regional theaters everywhere — Hartford, New Haven, East Haddam, Providence and of course Waterford....
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:27 PM
School boards across Connecticut are no doubt learning from the embarrassing experience in New London to do far more exacting background checks of superintendent candidates.
A higher standard of care is clearly needed on the part of search committees...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:48 PM
The schooner Amistad, the replica of the ship that was the scene of a famed slave revolt in 1839, is temporarily back in Connecticut waters.
That's an improvement over the situation last summer, when the tall ship's whereabouts were difficult to...