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  • Foley Uncaring About Workers' Plight

    Our household has been trying to decide whether Tom Foley or John McKinney might be the better Republican choice for governor of Connecticut. Wow! Did Foley's recent campaign stop in Sprague make up our minds [July 31, Connecticut, "Foley Media Event...
  • The Hartford Announces Organizational Changes

    The Hartford Financial Services Group is changing its organizational structure less than a month after an executive shuffle resulting from Liam E. McGee's departure as CEO. Changes announced Tuesday afternoon consolidate property-casualty functions while...
  • The Crowd: Giving back on a 94th birthday

    The Crowd: Giving back on a 94th birthday
    Newport Beach's Margaret Sprague, known affectionately as Peggie, celebrated her 94th birthday July 24, and rather than receive a birthday present, she gave one. In a reception area at Children's Hospital of Orange County, Peggie presented Kimberly...
  • John McKinney Takes Hard, Closing Shot In GOP Primary

    John P. McKinney is closing his GOP primary campaign for governor with a hard shot at front runner Tom Foley, branding him as "arrogant, ill-informed, uncaring" in a commercial that shows Foley scolding workers and a small-town first selectwoman outside a...
  • Female pitcher leads Philly team to Little League World Series

    After a full morning's batting practice, while her teammates were having lunch, Mo'ne Davis stood in a field at the Little League Eastern Region headquarters Saturday, calmly facing a cameraman for the Today show. It would be the second interview of the...
  • Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing

    Governor's Race Between Fear And Loathing
    Last week, former U.S. Sen. Chris Dodd, the epitome of a fallen angel, his once-white wings smeared with oligarchic slime and movie popcorn grease, stepped forward to endorse Gov. Dan Malloy. In an interview with The Courant's Chris Keating, Dodd said...
  • Foley Knows Why Fusion Paperboard Is Closing

    The Courant's Aug. 3 profile of Republican gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley omitted a vital piece of information that readers need to know [Page 1, "Foley's Twists And Turns"]. I know Sprague and its citizens well, including the history of the Fusion...
  • Bully Busters spearhead 'buddy bench' project

    A new bright spot will appear in elementary schools throughout the Norwich area this fall, thanks to Bully Busters of Norwich. The youth organization is spearheading a project to build, paint and install "buddy benches" in area schools, as a safe haven...
  • Plainfield teen killed on I-55 is identified

    Plainfield teen killed on I-55 is identified
    A 16-year-old Plainfield boy who was killed early Sunday as he walked on Interstate 55 near Shorewood was identified Monday afternoon as Anthony G. Hernandez. Hernandez was walking on the shoulder of the highway about 1:49 a.m. Sunday when he was struck...
  • Boy, 16, walking on I-55 near Shorewood fatally struck

    Boy, 16, walking on I-55 near Shorewood fatally struck
    A 16-year-old boy walking on Int. Hwy. 55 this morning was killed when a vehicle struck him near southwest suburban Shorewood, authorities said. The boy's name has not been made public yet, but he is from southwest suburban Plainfield and was pronounced...
  • Washington declares a state of emergency in battle against wildfires

    A state of emergency was declared in 20 eastern counties in the state of Washington after a handful of new wildfires forced evacuations and threatened more than 500 homes. In what is shaping up as an especially difficult fire season throughout the...