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  • North Stonington Man Leaves $8 Million Endowment For Animal Welfare

    A nature-loving North Stonington man who died last fall left an $8 million legacy gift that will be used to establish a fund in his name to promote animal welfare and to protect the environment. Peter G. Letz was an avid outdoors enthusiast who loved...
  • 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...
  • Eastern Pequots 'Outraged' At Provision In Proposed Federal-Recognition Changes

    NORTH STONINGTON — In their first public reaction to the U.S. government's proposed reform of the federal recognition process for Indian tribes, the Eastern Pequots say they're "outraged" by a provision that would enable third parties to prevent...
  • Engine Room Takes Its All-American Menu A Notch Above

    Engine Room Takes Its All-American Menu A Notch Above
    Dan Meiser and James Wayman introduced themselves to Mystic in September 2011 by way of Oyster Club. Though diners quickly flocked to the unique sea-to-table restaurant for raw Noanks on the half shell and native Stonington fluke, others eventually...
  • 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...
  • March 16, 2014

    March 16, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Are you playing chicken with Kiev? -- Steve Mogel, West Hartford Who do I have to sleep with around here to get a Stoli martini with a twist of lemon? -- Linda Case, Wethersfield Sarah just closed her blinds. -- Bob Karalus, East...
  • Jim Shea: Winter Was Bitter And So Are We

    I think I can speak on behalf of all Connecticut residents when I say welcome back to our flock of returning snow birds. And to ease any fears you may have, we are not bitter. Chances are if the circumstances were right, we too would have flown the coop...
  • April 13, 2014

    April 13, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Hit the road, John, and dontcha come back no more, no more! -- Carol Noyes, Bloomfield and William J. DeGennaro, Westbrook (tie) I see he's running again. -- Bill Hook, Plainfield Well, I can guarantee one thing. He won't be taking...
  • Oct. 27, 2013

    Oct. 27, 2013
    HONORABLE MENTIONS I think I put too much stock in it. -- Shelly Oster, Orem, Utah Now all we have to add is some healthy people! -- Jon Wilson, Suffield Sen. Cruz's recipe says, "Stir the pot. Then REPEAT!" -- Brendan Powers, Fort Myers, Fla. These...
  • No One Paying Attention As Amistad Took On Water

    No One Paying Attention As Amistad Took On Water
    There is no disagreement on how important the sailing ship Amistad — which carried slaves from Cuba along America's Atlantic coast — is to the history of the abolitionist movement or to Connecticut. The modern-day, 129-foot replica of Amistad,...
  • Political Storms and Leadership Controversy Plague the Modern-Day Amistad

    Political Storms and Leadership Controversy Plague the Modern-Day Amistad
    There's a theory floating around that a latter-day band of buccaneers is trying to capture Connecticut's flagship and sail it away from its home port of New Haven. Of course, these alleged pirates insist they only want to save the Amistad from what they...