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  • 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...
  • 2013 Death From Rare Virus Confirmed In Eastern Connecticut

    HARTFORD — State public health officials disclosed Tuesday that last fall a Connecticut resident died of Eastern equine encephalitis, the state's first confirmed human case of the rare and often fatal virus. The adult resident of eastern...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Upscale Towns Courting Affordable Housing

    When it comes to affordable or mixed-income housing, there is no such thing as low-hanging fruit. It isn't easy to build affordable homes in the 32 Connecticut municipalities that have a fair amount of such housing; it's much harder in the other 137...
  • Connecticut Plane Crashes Since 2008

    Connecticut Plane Crashes Since 2008
    Aug. 9, 2013, New Haven: A Rockwell International Turbo Commander 690B crashes into two houses on approach to Tweed-New Haven Airport, killing at least two people. June 23, 2013, Ellington: Adam Curtis, 52, of Enfield, died when his ultralight, one-...
  • State Pours Money Into Amistad, Must Demand Accountability

    State Pours Money Into Amistad, Must Demand Accountability
    Connecticut needs to renegotiate its relationship with Amistad, its tall ship, to get a guarantee in writing that the ship will be in the state and open to the public four months a year. That's the least the state should get in return for spending...