| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:33 PM
It's been a bad week for a good ship. The head of the nonprofit that operates the Amistad, Connecticut's official flagship and Tall Ship ambassador, notified New London officials that the schooner would not be visiting Sailfest in the Whaling City this...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:33 PM
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...
| May 23, 2014
| 4:38 PM
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...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 3:11 PM
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...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 5:42 PM
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...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 6:19 AM
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...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 5:53 PM
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...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 7:00 AM
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.
| Sep 6, 2013
| 2:59 PM
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,...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The University of Connecticut earlier this month banned all sex between professors and undergraduate students. Yale University did the same in 2010. (Well, at least both schools have tried to ban it.)
The idea is to protect both students and the...