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  • A Visit To The Dungeon Of Gillette's Castle And Scenic Whalebone Cove

    A Visit To The Dungeon Of Gillette's Castle And Scenic Whalebone Cove
    William Gillette had it right when he was writing his will regarding the future of his castle on the banks of the Connecticut River. He wrote his "castle in the sky" should never be in the "possession of some blithering saphead who had no conception of...
  • At Electric Boat, A Shock But Not A Trend

    At Electric Boat, A Shock But Not A Trend
    The picture seemed good earlier this year as Electric Boat hired 350 workers, many of them to rebuild the USS Miami after a fire nearly destroyed the attack submarine when it was in Maine for repairs. The Groton sub-maker has boosted its staff of...
  • Local Primaries Bring Out The Best And Worst

    On Tuesday there will be primary elections in 20 … excuse me, 21 towns here in … I beg your pardon, 22 towns. The official number kept changing last week because towns get so excited about these primaries that they forget to tell the...
  • He Followed His Heart And Evolved

    David Burnett hates the phrase "case management." For one, he works with people, not cases. And two, he doesn't manage. What he tries to do is support people to make their own decisions — whether that's his staff or the people his agency serves....
  • Repeating The Feat: Three Years Of Top Workplaces

    Repeating The Feat: Three Years Of Top Workplaces
    This year's list of 55 Hartford Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces award winners includes a "Terrific Twenty" who have won in all three years since the contest started. That score of employers deserves special recognition for consistency. Within that list of...
  • Common Threads: Passion, Freedom, Direction

    I've had the privilege in the past few weeks of talking with many of the managers and executives at the Hartford Courant/FOX CT Top Workplaces for 2013, and a picture of their success has started to come clear. One common thread is a system that shows...
  • Ted Post dies at 95; veteran TV and movie director

     Ted Post dies at 95; veteran TV and movie director
    Ted Post, a veteran television and film director who directed a young Clint Eastwood on TV's "Rawhide" and later directed the film legend in the hit movies "Hang `em High" and "Magnum Force," has died. He was 95. Post, who had been in failing health,...
  • We're all gonna die!! Life on Earth has only 1.75 billion years left

    We're all gonna die!! Life on Earth has only 1.75 billion years left
    Scientists have done the math, and according to their calculations, life on Earth has 1.75 to 3.25 billion years left to thrive. And that's if a giant asteroid or a nuclear war doesn't finish us off first. Yes, there is a big difference between 1.75...
  • Will it be the 'Late Show' with Neil Patrick Harris?!

    WE WON'T bother to start with a quote today but with some choice gossip that doesn't need any help. I ask -- isn't CBS grooming the appealing Neil Patrick Harris to take over when David Letterman leaves his post? You know Neil. He has starred for six...
  • Remembering the great Sylvia Sidney

    "BROADWAY IS the main artery of New York life -- the hardened artery." So said the man who reveled in Manhattan's peccadilloes in the '30s, '40s and '50s; the fearsome columnist Walter Winchell. BROADWAY IS now jumping because the successful Tony Awards...
  • The Story of Preppy Style, From Downtrodden Immigrants to Hip-Hop Moguls

    The Story of Preppy Style, From Downtrodden Immigrants to Hip-Hop Moguls
    The Origins of Preppy: John Meyer of Norwich On view through Sept. 8., Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Imagine that you have taken LSD and suddenly find yourself inside the Bush family manse in Kennebunkport...